The multi-layered story of a parish transformed

9th in the series

Jersey City, N.J. -- Fourteen years ago, Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, a traditionally Polish community, was on its final legs, and Fr. Tom Iwanowski had a simple mandate: "Go and change the direction of the parish." Change it he did.

Read the full story: Rebuilding a parish, pastor comes to love people more

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