Published: July 27, 2016
PASTORAL ASSIGNMENTS BY ARCHBISHOP STEFAN
The pastoral assignment change date previously announced to take effect on August 1st, 2016 is postponed to August 16th, 2016, given the need to meet the pastoral need of our Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception after the death of its beloved Rector, Very Rev. Joseph Szupa. Each of the priests impacted were notified by email on July 22nd, 2016. The following assignments and changes are being announced.
Effective August 16th, 2016, Rev. Roman Pitula is relieved of his assignment as pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church in Frackville, PA and St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Maizeville, PA.
Effective August 16th, 2016, Rev. Roman Pitula is appointed as Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Philadelphia.
Effective August 1st, 2016, Rev. Petro Zvarych’s appointment as Parish Administrator of Transfiguration of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church in Nanticoke, PA and Ss. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Plymouth, PA is rescinded.
Rev. Zvarych will minister to his current parish of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in Manassas, VA and, additionally, Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church in Silver Spring, MD until his move on August 16th, 2016.
Effective August 16th, 2016, Rev. Peter Zvarych is appointed as Pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church in Frackville, PA and St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Maizeville, PA.
Effective August 16th, 2016, Rev. Walter Pasicznyk is assigned as Parish Administrator of Transfiguration of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church in Nanticoke, PA and Ss. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Plymouth, PA.
Effective July 31st, 2016, Rev. Roman Sverdan is assigned as Assistant Pastor of the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Philadelphia. Fr. Sverdan will continue to serve as pastoral Administrator of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Millville, NJ.
Effective August 1st, 2016, Rev. Roman Petryshak will assume responsibilities temporarily assisting at the Archbishop’s Chancery, residing at the clergy residence on Franklin Street.
Note: The previous list of pastoral announcements were posted in the June 26, 2016 issue of "The Way."
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Ascension Manor is a non-profit senior citizen apartment complex for people 62 and older. It is located one block away from the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia. It is under the direction of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia. For more information on Ascension Manor or for an application, please call 215-922-1116 or visit the website link below.
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Conveniently located in Langhorne, PA, near the intersection of Rt. 1 and Rt. I-95. We are just minutes from center city Philadelphia, Bristol, and Trenton. Our plots are reasonably priced, with pre laid foundations included in the purchase price of the plot. Contact the cemetery office for additional information.
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The museum was founded in 2002 and was established to manifest and preserve the Catholic faith, courage, and determination of our ancestors. It reflects the roots and history of our Ukrainian Catholic Church in the United States of America. The museum houses artifacts from parishes within the Philadelphia Archeparchy. Contact the Treasury of Faith Museum for more information and tours.
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