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Schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory For
June - August 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa for June through August 2015, has been released by the Diocesan Chancery. Read more...

Save the Date: Binghamton Parish To Host 2015 National ACRY Convention and Diocesan Family Weekend.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Diocesan faithful and members of the Junior and Senior ACRY are cordially invited to take part in the 71st National ACRY Convention, From September 4-6. 2015 in Binghamton, NY. Hosted by St. Michael's Parish and ACRY Chapter #40, a wonderful weekend of worship, fellowship and family fun is being planned for all! Along with the usual business session meetings, there will be engaging speakers on the topics of campus ministry and the hands-on outreach and mission projects that the ACRY has taken on during the past year. A highlight of the Labor Day Weekend gathering will be the ordination to the Holy Priesthood of William Bennett. Other activities planned for the weekend include a Golf Outing and a Finger Lakes Wine Tour, an AA Baseball Game, and a possible visit to a local farm for a hay ride and apple picking! Read more...

Helen Spanovich Honored For 75 Years of Service!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Helen Spanovich, celebrated choir director in the Greater Johnstown area for the past 75 years, retired with a testimonial banquet at Christ the Saviour Educational Center on Tuesday evening, May 26. Cathedral parishioners as well as priests and faithful from many areas attended. The Very Rev. Protopresbyter Robert Buczak, Cathedral Dean, was toastmaster. Protopresbyter Frank P. Miloro, Chancellor, welcomed everyone and offered a toast. Michael Fetsko, Cathedral Financial Secretary, made a presentation. Beautiful roses were sent by Attorney Nicholas Timko, choir director of St. Nicholas Church in New York City. Read more...

2015 Young Women's Encounter Registration Deadline Nears

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- As the 2nd Young Women's Encounter approaches Bishop Gregory asks for the continued prayers of our Diocesan family for the young women of our Diocese and for this event to help them love Christ and live their Orthodox faith. The registration deadline is Monday, June 1st and as of today the Encounter is half way to its participant limit! All young women of the Diocese, age 11-18, are encouraged to register by sending in their registration form for the Young Women's Encounter. They can submit their forms by mail or email if they follow by mailing the originals. Parish priests are asked if any young women in their parish have let them know that they want to or plan to attend Read more...

2015 ACRY Bowling Tournament Update - Revised (5/19/15)

Saturday, May 16, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- [National ACRY] - It's hard to believe that the ACRY Bowling Tournament is less than a week away! Final plans are taking place and St John's Church Chapter 23 of Stratford, CT looks forward to seeing many Diocesan faithful over Memorial Day Weekend. Join in the fun Friday night at St. John's Church (600 Silver Lane, Stratford, CT) to relax and start the weekend off with fellowship, food, and a campfire with smores. Read more...

Remembering Fr. Michael Rosco On The Second Anniversary of His Repose

Friday, May 15, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Today, May 15, 2015, marks the second anniversary of the repose of the faithful priest of the Diocese, the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Michael Rosco. Fr. Michael Fell-Asleep-In-The-Lord following injuries sustained in a serious car accident following his attendance at the Spring Meeting of the Diocesan Board of Trustees Meeting. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Fr. Michael attended DChrist the Saviour Seminary in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Theology degree in 1972. That same year, he married the former Susan Hreha of Homestead, Pennsylvania Read more...

Christ The Saviour Seminary Graduation Ceremony Takes Place

Friday, May 15, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Graduation ceremonies were held for the three members of the Class of 2015 on Thursday evening, May14th at Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Johnstown, PA. Joining the three graduates, Deacon David Urban, a parish vocation of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Homestead, PA, and Seminarians George Ellis and William Bennett, parish vocations of St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Binghamton, NY were the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Frank Miloro, Seminary Dean Read more...

Spring 2015 Stewardship Commission Meeting

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- His Grace Bishop Gregory and Chancellor Protopresbyter Frank Miloro hosted the Spring 2015 meeting of the Diocesan Stewardship Commission at the Diocesan Chancery in Johnstown on Tuesday, May 5. The Commission welcomed its three newest members; Daniel Hromyak of St. John the Baptist church in Hermitage, PA, Barbara Knighton of St. Michael church in Binghamton, NY, and Andrew Podolak of Nativity of our Lord mission parish in Manassas, VA. Read more...

2015 Diocesan Altar Boy Retreat

Thursday, May 07, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA - Plans are underway for the Annual Altar Boy Retreat which will take place from Sunday evening, June 28th (Registration is from 6pm till 8 p.m.) until Wednesday, July 1st. The Retreat will once again take place at Christ the Savior Seminary, Cathedral and Education Center in Johnstown and SS. Peter & Paul Church facilities in Windber. This year's outing will be to Outdoor Odyssey, a leadership academy located in Windber, PA. Read more...

ACRY Scholarship Applications Now On-Line!

Monday, May 04, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA [National Sr. ACRY] -- The National Sr. ACRY is pleased to announce that application forms are now on-line on the ACRY website for its Annual Scholarship Awards. ACRY members may apply for the following scholarships: Freshman, Sophmore, Junior, Senior/Metropolitan Orestes, Graduate, Trade/Technical, Seminarian, Mary Kay Wanchak Memorial. Deadline for Submission of 2015 Scholarship Form is June 15, 2015. To be eligible for a scholarship the applicants home chapter must have submitted their their annual donation to ACRY Scholarship Fund to the National Financial Secretary by July 1, 2015. Read more...

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