Rev. Marek Sobczak CM, received the “Gold Cross of Merit” from the President of Poland, Mr. Andrzej Duda. Fr. Marek accepted this award from the hand of President Duda during the meeting of the President of the Republic of Poland with the Polish community in Linden, NJ on September 23, 2021. The President of the Republic of Poland awarded this distinction for many years of priestly service of Father Marek and his special involvement and activity in the Polish community.