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Emil Aloysius Wcela (born May 1, 1931) is a retired American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York from 1988 to 2007.

Emil Aloysius Wcela
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rockville Centre
Titular Bishop of Filaca
ArchdioceseNew York
DioceseRockville Centre
AppointedOctober 21, 1988
InstalledDecember 13, 1988
Term endedApril 3, 2007
Other postsTitular Bishop of Filaca
OrdinationJune 2, 1956
ConsecrationDecember 13, 1988
by John R. McGann, James Joseph Daly, and Alfred John Markiewicz
Personal details
Born (1931-05-31) May 31, 1931 (age 88)
Bay Shore, New York
DenominationRoman Catholic
Styles of
Emil Aloysius Wcela
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Reference style
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleBishop



Born in Bay Shore, New York, Wcela was ordained a priest for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn on June 2, 1956.

On October 21, 1988, Wcela was named titular bishop of 'Filaca' and auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre and was consecrated on December 13, 1988.

On April 3, 2007, Wcela retired.[1]

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Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre
Succeeded by