January 2023, Christmas 2022 and recent issues of The Byzantine Catholic World

Editor | October 13, 2021

The Byzantine Catholic World JANUARY 2023 The Byzantine Catholic World CHRISTMAS 2022 The Byzantine Catholic World DECEMBER 2022 The Byzantine Catholic World NOVEMBER 2022 The Byzantine Catholic World OCTOBER 2022 The Byzantine Catholic World SEPTEMBER 2022 The Byzantine Catholic World … Continue reading

Most Reverend Peter Rusnak appointed Apostolic Administrator of the Archeparchy of Presov

Editor | April 25, 2022

Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! The Vatican announced today the resignation of Metropolitan Archbishop Jan Babjak, S.J. as head of the Metropolitan Archeparchy of Presov, Slovakia. Most Reverend Peter Rusnak, until now bishop of the Eparchy of Bratislava, … Continue reading

Vatican Bulletin 3-3-22: Change of the circumscription Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto, Canada and appointment of apostolic administrator

Editor | March 3, 2022

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“Overwhelmed with gratitude”

Editor | December 29, 2022

St. Nicholas Charity Dinner at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Munhall, Pa. celebrates 65th year by David Mayernik Jr., Editor   This year’s 65th annual St. Nicholas Charity Dinner coincided on the same day as National Cookie Day. It’s … Continue reading

The sound of music

Editor | December 29, 2022

There are hymns and songs that are unmistakenly a vital part of this time of year.  Below, readers of The Byzantine Catholic World share their special musical memories of Christmas past and present.   Music has been an integral part … Continue reading

“It…refueled the small fire”

Editor | December 5, 2022

By Subdeacon Abraham Barahmeh, St. Basil Melkite Church, Utica, N.Y. For many years I have been discerning the Holy Priesthood. But only recently, in my senior year of high school in 2020, did I take my faith and discernment seriously. … Continue reading

Campus Ministry reaches out to local colleges

Editor | October 3, 2022

Newly established program offers access to “full richness and beauty” of Eastern Catholic tradition   The chaplains of the Pittsburgh Byzantine Catholic Campus Ministry — Father Miron Kerul’-Kmec Jr., Father David Abernethy, and Father Michael Kunitz — in front of … Continue reading

Archeparchy, Eparchies raise $500K for Ukraine

Editor | May 3, 2022

The Byzantine Catholic World talks with Bishop Nil Lushchak of the Eparchy of Mukachevo   By David Mayernik Jr., Editor The Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh and Eparchies of Parma, Passaic and Phoenix have collected more than $500,000 to help … Continue reading

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An Explantation of the Byzantine Rite Liturgical Practice of Observing All Souls Saturdays

ETERNAL MEMORY! VIČNAJA PAMJAT’! ALL SOULS SATURDAY “The Holy Fathers were convinced that the commemoration of the departed by alms and sacrifices (Divine Liturgies) brings great com­fort and benefit to them.” (SYNAXARION FOR MEAT-FARE SATURDAY) O Church, equally observed in … Continue reading