Official Appointments by Metropolitan Archbishop William

Editor | June 10, 2024

Archbishop William has made the following appointments:   Effective Monday, June 10, 2024: Father David A. Bosnich relieved as Temporary Administrator of St. John Church, Uniontown and appointed Assistant to Very Reverend Frank A. Firko at Holy Ghost Church, Pittsburgh. … Continue reading

Reverend Father Teodor Matsapula I.V.E. (Institute of the Incarnate Word) appointed Bishop of Eparchy of Mukachevo

Editor | May 8, 2024

The Vatican announced today the appointment of Reverend Father Teodor Matsapula I.V.E. (Institute of the Incarnate Word) as Bishop of our Eparchy of Mukachevo. Bishop Nil Luschak O.F.M. has been  serving as the Apostolic Administrator of the Eparchy since shortly … Continue reading

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

June 2024 and issues of The Byzantine Catholic World

Editor | October 13, 2021
The Byzantine Catholic World JUNE 2024 The Byzantine Catholic World MAY 2024 The Byzantine Cathiolic World APRIL 2024 The Byzantine Catholic World MARCH 2024 The Byzantine Catholic World FEBRUARY 2024 The Byzantine Catholic World JANUARY 2024 The Byzantine Catholic World … Continue reading

Cantor Participation Form 2024

Editor | August 23, 2023

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Byzantine Ruthenian Metropolitan Church to host Jubilee Year of Hope Pilgrimage

Editor | June 10, 2024

Archbishop William C. Skurla, Bishop Kurt R. Burnette, and Bishop Robert M. Pipta invite the people of the Byzantine Ruthenian Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh to join them on a Pilgrimage to Italy from  May 5 to 15, 2025, to celebrate … Continue reading

A journey to the altar of Christ fulfilled

Editor | June 3, 2024

Father Kyprian Wojciechowski ordained to priesthood at St. Mary in Bradenville. Pa. Submitted to The Byzantine Catholic World  The sun shone down on the domes of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Bradenville, Pa. as family, friends, and parishioners gathered … Continue reading

A year blessed with ordinations to the priesthood

Editor | June 3, 2024

By Sister Elaine Kisinko, OSBM Secretary to the Archbishop When I was a teenager many years ago, my sweet immigrant grandmother and I enacted a ritual before every Christmas and Easter holiday time. Since she spoke little English and could … Continue reading

“When you look for me, you will find me.” Jeremiah 29:13

Editor | June 3, 2024

Women’s Day of Reflection held at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Munhall, Pa.   Committee members Kathy Silvestri, Lori Downey, Michelle Glaid, Sister Margaret Ann Andrako (back) and Sister Marion Dobos and Marjorie Glaid (front)   by The Office … Continue reading

Enriching time of discernment

Editor | June 3, 2024

Fifteen men attend “Come and See Weekend” at Byzantine Catholic Seminary of SS. Cyril and Methodius by The Byzantine Catholic Seminary of SS. Cyril and Methodius The rescheduled “Come and See Weekend” of April 19 to 21 at SS. Cyril … 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