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September 25, Frombork Archcathedral Basilica

September 25
In the Archdiocese of Warmia
The DEDICATION of the ARCHCATHEDRAL BASILICA in FROMBORK
Feast
In the Archcathedral Basilica – Solemnity

The Diocese of Warmia was created by Pope Innocent IV in 1243. Henryk, the second Bishop of Warmia, transferred the bishopric from Braniewo to Frombork and built there the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The present-day church, built in the Gothic style, was consecrated by Bishop Herman in 1342. The new altar was consecrated by Bishop Adam Grabkowski in 1751. On 25 March 1992 Pope John Paul II set up Archdiocese of Warmia.

Common of the Dedication of a Church.

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September 9, Gorzów Cathedral

September 9
In the Diocese of Zielona Góra-Gorzów
The DEDICATION of the CATHEDRAL in GORZÓW WIELKOPOLSKI
Feast
In the Cathedral – Solemnity

The Cathedral was built at the end of the 13th century and was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. In 1303 it was consecrated by Henryk Wacholtz, Bishop of Kamień Pomorski. In the 16th century the church was taken over by Protestants. In 1945 it returned to Catholics and became cathedral of the new diocese. After erecting a new high altar, Wilhelm Pluta, Bishop of Gorzów, consecrated the Cathedral on 9 September 1962.

Common of the Dedication of a Church.

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