Retirement Celebration for Fr. John Brancho
On Sunday October 10, 2010, the Very. Rev. Fr. John Brancho, was honored by St. John the Baptist Church of Northside Pittsburgh on the occasion of His retirement from parish ministry.
The posted photos show scenes from the retirement Liturgy and the celebration which followed.
Photos Courtesy of John and Steve Fucsko .
St John the Baptist Church, Pittsburgh, PA
The reading of the Holy Gospel
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Paul Hebert delivering the Sermon
Very Rev. Protopresbyter John Gido
Receive the Body of Christ.
The veneration of the Cross
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Paul Hebert
Very Rev. John S. Brancho
Very Rev. Protopresbyter John P. Gido
Reader Timothy Martin Esq.
Father John with Concelebrating Clergy and Altarboys
Fr. John and Pani Marie with daughter Deborah and son Stephen
Chi-Wing and Deborah Chow, their children Katherine and Christina, Fr. John and Pani Marie, Stephen and Jennifer Brancho.
Very Rev. Robert Prepelka giving the Invocation at the Banquet which followed Liturgy
Fr. Paul Herbert addressing the guests.
Fr. Brancho getting his notes together for his address to the guests.
Fr. Brancho transferring his duties for the Blessing of Boats in Pittsburgh to Very Rev. Robert Buczak
Parish President Matthew Peifer presenting commemorative gift to Fr. Brancho
Fr. Robert Buczak giving Benediction and the end of the Luncheon