Rev. Henry Noga, SVD, is a member of the Missionary Religious Order – Society of the Divine Word. After his ordination to the priesthood in 1996 and two years of pastoral work in Poland, he was sent to Ireland for language studies and ministry to the local Polonia gathered at the Polish House in Dublin.
Since 1999, he has lived in Riverside in southern California with other Missionary Priests and Brothers from his Religious Community. During this time he was in charge of the Polish Ministry in the Diocese of Orange at the Pope John Paul II Polish Center in Yorba Linda. For the last six years he was a member of the Provincial Council and involved in many other administrative tasks in his Religious Order.
In year 2006 Fr. Henry was elected to represent the Western Province of the Society of the Divine Word at the General Chapter in Rome. He is also a Ph.D. student of the Department of Theology of Spiritual Life at the University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński in Warsaw.
Effective July 1, 2008 Fr. Henry was appointed a new Director of the Pope John II Polish Center in Yorba Linda, California.