2013

December 20, 2013

Deacon Raymond Zadzilko appointed temporary administrator of St. John Church, Northern Cambria and SS. Peter and Paul Church, Patton, Pa.

December 16, 2013

Reverend Father Robert J. Karl relieved as pastor of St. Andrew Church, Gibsonia, Pa. and appointed pastor of Holy Trinity Church, Sykesville, Pennslyvania.

Reverend Father Wesley M. Mash appointed administrator of St. Andrew Church, Gibsonia, in addition to his pastorate at SS. Peter and Paul Church, Tarentum, Pennslyvania.

Very Reverend Simeon B. Sibenik appointed administrator of the Nativity of the Mother of God Church, Du Bois, Pa. in addition to his pastorate at SS. Peter and Paul Church, Punxsutawney, Pennslyvania.

 November 26, 2013

Very Reverend Robert M. Pipta, currently serving the Eparchy of Phoenix, will assume the position of Rector at the Byzantine Catholic Seminary, effective May 1, 2014.

November 18, 2013

Reverend James D. Hess, OCarm, currently serving the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh, has assumed the position of Spiritual Father at the Byzantine Catholic Seminary.

August 1, 2013

Father Andrew Kolitsos relieved as Administrator of St. Michael Church, Newton Falls, Ohio, and released back for service to his own eparchy, the Romanian Catholic Eparchy of St. George in Canton (Ohio).

Very Reverend Andrew J. Deskevich appointed administrator of St. Michael Church, Newton Falls, in addition to continuing as pastor of SS. Peter and Paul Church, Warren, both in Ohio.

June 21, 2013

Father David J. Shortt relieved as pastor of St. Nicholas Church, Youngstown, and administrator of St. George Church, both in Youngstown, Ohio.

Father Christopher R. Burke appointed administrator of St. Nicholas Church, Youngstown, in addition to continuing as administrator of Infant of Prague Church, Boardman, both in Ohio.

Very Reverend Richard I. Lambert appointed administrator of St. George Church, in addition to continuing as pastor of St. Mary Church, both in Youngstown, Ohio.

May 22, 2013

Very Reverend Joseph J. Borodach relieved as Protopresbyter of the Clairton Protopresbyterate.

Very Reverend John Salko relieved as Protopresbyter of the Mon-Valley Protopresbyterate.

Very Reverend Joseph J. Jugan relieved as Protopresbyter of the Tri-State Protopresbyterate.

Father John I. Mina appointed Protopresbyter of the Clairton Protopresbyterate.

Very Reverend Ronald P. Larko appointed Protopresbyter of the Mon-Valley Protopresbyterate.

Father Simeon Sibenik appointed Protopresbyter of the North-Central Protopresbyterate.

Father David A. Bosnich appointed Protopresbyter of the Tri-State Protopresbyterate.

Very Reverend Eugene P. Yackanich reconfirmed as Protopresbyter of the Greater Pittsburgh Protopresbyterate.

Monsignor Raymond A. Balta reconfirmed as Protopresbyter of the Johnstown Protopresbyterate.

Very Reverend Richard I. Lambert reconfirmed as Protopresbyter of the Youngstown Protopresbyterate.

Very Reverend Elias L. Rafaj reconfirmed as Protopresbyter of the Southwest Protopresbyterate.

May 20, 2013

Very Reverend Archpriest John G. Petro appointed priest in residence at St. Stephen Church,
North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.

Father James D. Hess, O Carm. remaining as administrator of St. Stephen Church, North Huntingdon and St Mary, Herminie, both in Pennsylvania.

February 8, 2013

Very Reverend Archpriest John Petro and Father Valerian Michlik appointed Co-directors of the Metropolitan Deacon Program for the summer of 2013.

 January 7, 2013

Mr. Daniel M. Mattingly, CPA appointed to the Archieparchial Finance Council.

Very Reverend Archpriest John G. Petro relieved as Syncellus for Clergy.

Very Reverend Archpriest Dennis M. Bogda appointed Syncellus for Clergy.

Father Valerian Michlik appointed Chaplain to the Byzantine Catholic Serra Club.

Frederick M. Petro relieved as Head Cantor for the annual Pilgrimage at Mount St. Macrina.

Joseph Ferenchick appointed Head Cantor for the annual Pilgrimage at Mount St. Macrina.