Auxiliary Bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre
Episcopal Vicar for the Western Vicariate
Born: Czarna Biarostocka, Poland, December 18, 1961
Parents: Tadeusz and Anna Zglejszewski
Ordination Date: May 26, 1990 at Cathedral of Saint Agnes by Bishop John R. McGann.Ordained Bishop: March 25, 2014 at Cathedral of Saint Agnes, by Bishop William Murphy
Polish (reads, speaks, writes)
Chaplain to His Holiness, 4/24/2010
Bishop Andrzej Jerzy Zglejszewski was born and raised in Poland where he studied philosophy and theology in Białystok before coming to the United States in 1987. He completed his studies for the priesthood at the Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington and was ordained by Bishop John R. McGann, for the Diocese of Rockville Centre in 1990.
After his ordination, Bishop Zglejszewski served several parishes on Long Island. He was an Associate Pastor in the Parish of Saint Christopher, Baldwin (1990-1995), Saint Thomas the Apostle, West Hempstead (1995-2003), and Saint Rose of Lima, Massapequa (2003-2007), before he was appointed Director of the Diocesan Office of Worship in 2007 and Co-Chancellor in 2013. In 2010, he was named Chaplain to His Holiness.
His graduate studies include theology at Fordham University in New York and sacramental theology at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. For several years he also was Adjunct Professor in the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, teaching in the Diaconate Formation Program.
On March 25, 2014, at the Cathedral of Saint Agnes, Bishop William Murphy ordained Andrzej Zglejszewski an auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Rockville Centre. Bishop Zglejszewski serves as the Episcopal Vicar for the Western Vicariate of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.