Efforts to Get a Polish Priest for the Pastoral Work in Moravia (1927-1931)
in the Light of August Hlond's (the Primate of Poland) Correspondence At Archdiocesean Archive in Gniezno, at the Archive of the primate of Poland a correspondence was preserved. It was a correspondence between him, his office and other various entities – the Consulate of Poland in Ostrava, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Motherland School for Cieszyn Silesia and the others, which were seeking a Polish priest for Moravia Poles asked the primate for the priest who not only celebrated services, granted sacraments, but also taught Polish children religion and cared about the national identity of Poles in Czechoslovakia. This correspondence became a base of dissertations taken in this article.
Keywords: pastoral work; primate of Poland; correspondence; Poland; Czechoslovakia.