When Silesians came to Texas in 1854, they even named their first town Panna Maria (Lady Mary).michael mills wrote:Upper Silesia, a traditionally Catholic area.
One of Silesian-Texans speaks about the establishment of Panna Maria (in English):
More about Silesian-Texans here:
http://www.slask-texas.org/en/materialy ... -mapy.html
Two Silesian-Texans (including one of their spiritual leaders, priest Franek Kurzaj):