Pilgrims’ Pride

Thirty-four pilgrims led by Archbishop William Skurla and Very Rev. Andrew Deskevich, Protosyncellus, traveled to the Holy Land Sept. 15 to 24 as part of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Byzantine Catholic Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh. The professional guide … Continue reading

Eulogy for a newspaperman

One day at my former job as a reporter for The Signal Item newspaper in Green Tree, Pa., Bob Pastin, my editor, was searching for a headline. An event over the weekend in Crafton, Pa. featured a llama and we … Continue reading

Eternal memory – Sister Ann Fedyszak

Sister Ann Fedyszak Very early in the morning of Monday, August 12, 2019, Sister Ann Fedyszak (formerly Sister Aloysius) completed her earthly life and awoke to the dawn of her new life in the heavenly Kingdom. Sister Ann had been … Continue reading

“Gifts of the Spirit”

Jubilee Celebration at Mount St. Macrina   In a spirit of gratitude and with great joy, the total community of the Sisters of St. Basil gathered July 30 in Uniontown, Pa. to celebrate the 405 years of dedicated service to … Continue reading