2012

 

December 31, 2012

The resignation of Mr. Michael I. Roman from the Archieparchial Finance Council is accepted.

 

October 12, 2012 

Very Reverend Archpriest John G. Petro has resigned as Rector of the Byzantine Catholic Seminary due to health issues.

Very Reverend George D. Gallaro has been relieved as Temporary Rector of the Byzantine Catholic Seminary.

Very Reverend Kurt Burnette
of the Eparchy of Phoenix has been appointed Rector of the Byzantine Catholic Seminary.

 

October 3, 2012 

Very Reverend John J. Mihalco from Holy Trinity, Sykesville and Nativity, Du Bois to SS. Peter and Paul, Erie and SS. Cyril and Methodius, Girard. Father John also is relieved as Protopresbyter of the North Central Protopresbyterate.

Reverend Robert J. Karl
from SS. Peter and Paul, Erie and SS. Cyril and Methodius, Girard to St. Andrew, Gibsonia.

Reverend Abbot Leo R. Schlosser, OSB
from St. Andrew, Gibsonia to St. John, Lyndora.

Reverend Robert F. Oravetz
from St. John, Lyndora to Holy Trinity, Conemaugh and St. Nicholas, Nanty-Glo.

Reverend Robert K. Yetsko, TOR
from Holy Trinity, Conemaugh and St. Nicholas, Nanty-Glo to Holy Trinity, Sykesville and Nativity, Du Bois.

Reverend David A. Bosnich
from SS. Peter and Paul, Duquesne and SS. Peter and Paul, Braddock to St. George, Aliquippa and St. Mary, Ambridge.

Reverend Kevin E. Marks
from St. George, Aliquippa and St. Mary, Ambridge to St. Michael, Hermitage.

Reverend John J. Cuccaro
from St. Michael, Hermitage to SS. Peter and Paul, Duquesne and SS. Peter and Paul, Braddock.

Reverend James D. Hess, O.Carm
continue as administrator of St. Stephen, North Huntingdon and St. Mary, Herminie.

Reverend Monsignor Raymond A. Balta
appointed Administrator of St. Mary, Windber and SS. Peter and Paul Jerome, in addition to continuing as Pastor of St. Mary Johnstown.

Deacon Paul J. Simko Jr.
relieved as Administrator of St. Joseph, Toronto and St. John, Mingo Junction.

Reverend John J. Kapitan Jr., OFM
from St. Michael, Pleasant City to St. Joseph, Toronto and St. John, Mingo Junction.

Reverend A. Edward Gretchko
to St. Michael, Pleasant City.

 

August 29, 2012 

Very Reverend Archpriest John G. Petro temporarily relieved as Rector of SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary because of illness.

Very Reverend George D. Gallaro
appointed Temporary Rector of SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary.

 

June 7, 2012 

Members of the Presbyteral Council have been announced, and shall serve for a 5-year term (June 2102 – June 2017)

Very Reverend Eugene P. Yackanich
Member of the Presbyteral Council; Protosyncellus

Very Reverend Archpriest John G. Petro
Member of the Presbyteral Council; Rector, SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary

Very Reverend George D. Gallaro
Member of the Presbyteral Council; Syncellus for Canonical Services

Very Reverend Archpriest Dennis M. Bogda
Member of the Presbyteral Council; Syncellus for Deacons

Very Reverend James A. Spontak
Member of the Presbyteral Council

Reverend William Rupp
Member of the Presbyteral Council

Father Paul Alexander Shutt, OSB
Member of the Presbyteral Council

Reverend Monsignor Russell A. Duker
Member of the Presbyteral Council

Reverend Ronald P. Larko
Member of the Presbyteral Council

Very Reverend Andrew J. Deskevich
Member of the Presbyteral Council

Reverend Kevin E. Marks
Member of the Presbyteral Council

Reverend Frank A. Firko
Member of the Presbyteral Council

 

May 4, 2012 

Reverend Thomas J. Wesdock has been relieved as pastor of St. Gregory Nazianzus Church, Upper St. Clair, Pa.

Very Reverend Eugene P. Yackanich
is appointed Temporary Administrator of St. Gregory Nazianzus Church, Upper St. Clair, Pa.

 

April 23, 2012 

Reverend Monsignor Russell A. Duker has been relieved as Protosyncellus and Chancellor.

Very Reverend Eugene P. Yackanich
is appointed Protosyncellus.

Reverend Andrew J. Deskevich
is appointed Chancellor.