Reverend Peter S. Sobiecki

Published on Monday, 17 January 2022 17:07


The Reverend Peter S. Sobiecki, 81, Pastor Emeritus of Holy Cross Church in New Britain, entered eternal rest on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at his home. Father Sobiecki was the son of the late Peter S. and Anna (Belch) Sobiecki and was born in New Britain, on May 6, 1940. He graduated from Sacred Heart School in New Britain and St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield. He completed his theological studies at St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore, MD.

Father Sobiecki was ordained to the priesthood by the Most Reverend Henry J. O'Brien, Archbishop of Hartford, on May 19, 1966, in the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford. Among Father Sobiecki's assignments were St. Clare Church in East Haven, Ss. Cyril and Methodius Church in Hartford, St. Stanislaus Church in Bristol, St. Stanislaus Church in Meriden where he served as Co-Pastor, Ss. Peter and Paul Church in Wallingford where he served as Pastor, Holy Cross Church in New Britain where he served as Assistant Pastor and Pastor, and finally priest-in-residence at Sacred Heart Church in New Britain.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 158 Broad St., New Britain, with the Most Reverend Leonard P. Blair, Archbishop of Hartford as the principal celebrant. Burial will be in the Priest's Section of Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Britain. Calling hours will be held in Sacred Heart Church on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a Parish Mass (in Polish) celebrated on Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to any of the above-mentioned churches. The Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Burritt Hill, 332 Burritt St., New Britain, has been entrusted with Father Sobiecki's funeral arrangements. To share your sorrow, please visit us at .

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Monday, 17 January 2022 17:07. Updated: Monday, 17 January 2022 17:10.