Robert Zaborowski, R.J.M.

Mariavite Old Catholic Church archbishop

Born Mar. 14, 1946, Detroit (MI), U.S.; son of Richard J. Kuhlman and Bernice (Zaborowski).

Education: ordination, Doctor of Divinity (D.Div.), Holy Cross Old Catholic Seminary, Chicago (IL), 1968; Doctor of Canon Law, 1974, Doctor of Sacred Theology (S.T.D.), Ph.D., 1976, St. Ignatius B.M. Theological Seminary, Jersey City (NJ); Doctor honoris causa (Dr.h.c.), International University Foundation, 1985.

Career: organist, choirmaster, St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church, Wyandotte (MI), St. Henry's Roman Catholic Church, Lincoln Park (MI), St. John Cantius Polish Roman Catholic Church, St. Peter's Lithuanian Roman Catholic Church, St. Antony's Lithuanian Roman Catholic Church, St. Hedwig Polish Roman Catholic Church, Detroit; parochial assistant, Holy Cross Polish Old Catholic Church, Chicago, 1968; bishop-elect, 1971; consecrated to Sacred Episcopate, 1972; archbishop, 1972; re-establisher and re-organizer, Province of North America of Mariavite Old Catholic Church of Poland, 1974; prime bishop with ecciesial and episcopal jurisdiction extending throughout North America, Germany, France.

Author: over 20 booklets, i.a.: The Work of Great Mercy, The Eucharistic Breviary, What is Mariavitism?, Who are the Mariavite Old Catholics?, Old Catholic Devotion to Mary, Come Follow Me, Holy Mass, 1975-90.

Member of: International Congress of Literature and Arts, St. Irenaeus Institute, France; Vilatte Guide.

Language: English, Polish, Latin.

Hobbies: history of Old Catholicism, travel, music.

Office: Mariavite Old Catholic Church - Province of North America, Administrative Center, 2803 1Oth Street, Wyandotte, (MI) 48192.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 1996.