April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

“Our Nation’s enduring commitment to prevent child abuse and neglect demands that individuals and communities partner together to provide safe and nurturing environments for all of America’s daughters and sons. We must all join in the work of uplifting and … Continue reading

Choir to Present Paschal Program at the Cathedral

Celebrate final paschal Sunday, May 1; meet newest priests serving the Archeparchy MUNHALL — Metropolitan Archbishop William C. Skurla and Cathedral Rector Very Rev. Archpriest Dennis M. Bogda invite the faithful to celebrate the final Sunday of Pascha  – May … Continue reading

Safe Environment Workshops

It is time, once again, for all employees and volunteers of the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh to renew their Safe Environment Training Certification.  It has been twelve years since the Charter for the Protection of Children was approved.  There is much … Continue reading

ORE to present “ABCs of a Beauty-full Life”

The Archeparchy of Pittsburgh’s Office of Religious Education (ORE) and Director Sister Marion Dobos, OSB welcome the public to the 13th annual Women’s Day of Reflection. The event will take place 9:00 a.m. Saturday, April 16 at St. Elias Church … Continue reading

USCCB committee honors ‘Martyrs of Charity’

A Statement From the Administrative Committee of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops WASHINGTON — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Administrative Committee issued a statement, March 8, honoring the work and the lives of the four religious sisters … Continue reading

FINAL NOTICE: BCW to Adopt Monthly Publication

In an effort to keep The BCW affordable for both subscribers and the publisher, Archbishop William, President of the Byzantine Catholic Press Associates, has made the decision to adopt a monthly publication schedule for The Byzantine Catholic World newspaper. With … Continue reading

Thoughts for Our Day

As human beings, the inner life of God is beyond our understanding. The Anaphora of St. John Chrysostom in the Divine Liturgy prays, “For you are God ineffable, inconceivable, invisible, incomprehensible, ever existing, yet ever the same.” What we know … Continue reading

North Huntingdon Parish Cantor Retires

George Mihalick Rendered 25 years of Faithful Service to St. Stephen Church On Sunday, January 31 the parish of St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Church in North Huntingdon, Pa. gathered to celebrate the 25-plus years service of their cantor George Mihalick. … Continue reading