Very Reverend Ronald Barusefski appointed Rector of the Seminary

Editor | September 19, 2023

Glory to Jesus Christ! Glory Forever! Archbishop William announced today that effective Tuesday, September 19, 2023: Bishop-elect Robert Pipta is relieved as Seminary Rector and member of the Seminary Board of Directors,and that Very Reverend Ronald Barusefski is appointed Rector … Continue reading

Pope appoints Very Rev. Robert Mark Pipta as sixth Bishop of Parma

Editor | August 31, 2023

  Bishop-Elect Robert Mark Pipta “It is with the greatest joy that I inform you that our Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed the Very Rev. Robert Mark Pipta as the sixth Bishop of Parma.  Father Pipta is a priest … Continue reading

Assembly 2023 Letter from Archbishop William

Editor | March 10, 2023

Asssembly 2023 Archbishop Letter

November 2023 and issues of The Byzantine Catholic World

Editor | October 13, 2021

The Byzantine Catholic World NOVEMBER 2023 The Byzantine Catholic World OCTOBER 2023 The Byzantine Catholic World SEPTEMBER 2023 The Byzantine Catholic World AUGUST 2023 The Byzantine Catholic World JULY 2023 The Byzantine Catholic World JUNE 2023 The Byzantine Catholic World … Continue reading

Cantor Participation Form 2024

Editor | August 23, 2023

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“Theotokos, Loving Protectress of All”

Editor | September 29, 2023

89th annual Pilgrimage in Honor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help at Mount St. Macrina in Uniontown, Pa.   By David Mayernik Jr. Editor Sister Sister Elaine Kisinko, OSBM, asked those gathered for the annual Children’s Procession during the 89th … Continue reading

“I perceive the Holy Spirit calling me”

Editor | August 1, 2023

Byzantine Catholic Seminary School of Diaconate Studies welcomes new class By John “Randy” Tomko St. Michael, Hermitage, Pa. As a current first year student in the School of Diaconate Studies of the Byzantine Catholic Seminary in Pittsburgh, I have begun … Continue reading

“A real gift from God”

Editor | July 10, 2023

Reader Tyler Wisniewski ordained to Sub-diaconate, Diaconate by Metropolitan Archbishop William C. Skurla at St. John the Baptist Cathedral   By The Byzantne Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh Metropolitan Archbishop William C. Skurla ordained Reader Tyler Edward Wisniewski to the Sub-Diaconate … Continue reading

“Communion, Participation, Mission”

Editor | July 10, 2023

Sixty-seven attendees gather at Cathedral to discuss Synod     By The Byzantine Catholic Office of Religious Education All four eparchies — the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh, Eparchy of Passaic, Eparchy of Parma and the Eparchy of Phoenix — participated in … 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

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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