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Holy Name of Jesus PNCC has historic tradition in Schenectady

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Ed Panfil of Glenville doesn’t need a history book to tell him why the Polish National Catholic Church seemed like a pretty good idea to many immigrants flooding into Schenectady during the first two decades of the 20th century. He remembers. “They wanted to understand their service,” said the 94-year-old Panfil, a long-time member of the Holy Name of Jesus PNCC in the Mont Pleasant section of Schenectady. “I went to the original church on ...

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