Priest-Monk Rastislav (Gonta) Elected Bishop of Presov To Succeed Archbishop Jan
PRESOV, SlOVAKIA -- On October 20, 2012, the Diocesan Assembly of the Eparchy of Presov, Slovakia, meeting in St. Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Cathedral in Presov, elected Priest-Monk Rastislav (Gonta) as successor to the late Archbishop Jan who reposed in the Lord on August 2, 2012.
Hieromonk Rastislav, age 34, of Snina, Slovakia, presently serves as a chaplain at St. Nicholas Home For Children in Medzilaborce, Slovakia.
No date has been announced for his consecration to the Episcopacy.
May Almighty God Bless His Grace, Bishop-Elect Rastislav, with the Grace of the Holy Spirit, so that he may be a worthy shepherd to the faithful of the Eparchy of Presov.