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2015

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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...

Registration Opens For 2015 Young Women's Encounter: Love Is Faith In Action

Sunday, May 03, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- Registration is now open for the Second Annual Diocesan Young Women's Encounter which will take place from Sunday, June 28th to Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at Sts Peter and Paul Church in Windber, PA . The Encounter, which is open to young women in our Diocese ages 12-18, will provide an opportunity for the young women of our Diocese to spend time in each other’s company, have fun, pray together, and learn about how God calls each woman to serve His church with her talents and abilities. Read more...

Schedule of His Grace, Bishop Gregory For
May 2015

Friday, May 01, 2015

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

Camp Nazareth Goes Online with Summer Camp Registration

Thursday, April 23, 2015

MERCER, PA [Camp Nazareth] The Diocesan Chancery and Camp Nazareth are pleased to announce that Camp now has Online Registration available to register for Summer Camp. The new online system went “live” today and can be accessed through the Camp Nazareth website at campnazareth.org. This new system will enable our campers and their parents to complete most of the registration process without having to keep track of paper documents and material. It will also simplify the process for the Camp when it comes to registration. The new system will allow campers and their families to pay for Camp online. This is a significant step forward for the Camp and one that will enable it to more effectively minister to our children. In the coming year the new Online Registration System will be able to be modified to accommodate other Diocesan events.

In related news, the Diocesan Apostolate for Information Technology, Read more...

Pan Orthodox United Announces 2015 Youth & Young Adult Fellowship Weekend

Friday, April 17, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA [Diocesan Chancery] -- Pan Orthodox United is thrilled to announce their 3rd annual Midwest Fellowship Weekend to be held in Akron, Ohio from May 29, 2015 – May 31, 2015. The weekend is a cross-jurisdictional event that is being hosted by a group of churches in the Akron area. It will give attendees a chance to meet and spend time with their peers from different Orthodox jurisdictions across the US. Highlights of the Fellowship Weekend will include a Charity Walk to benefit Zoe For Life, a soccer tournament, group service project to benefit FOCUS Cleveland, other sporting activities, church services (including Vespers and Liturgy), and an International Festival with local Orthodox faithful that will include dinner and a display and lessons in ethnic dancing. Read more...

Bishop Gregory Issues Archpastoral Letter Regarding 2015 Young Women's Retreat

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- His Grace Bishop Gregory has issued the following Archpastoral Letter regarding the upcoming Diocesan Young Women's Retreat: Dear Diocesan Parents and Children, During the 1st ever Young Women's Encounter last summer 26 young women from across our Diocese had the opportunity to hear from Orthodox women who are following God's calling. They enjoyed fellowship and learned to use their individual gifts and find their role in the Church. This summer, our Diocese is happy to host the 2nd Annual Young Women's Encounter! The YWE is designed specifically for our Diocesan young women. Read more...

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