Announced August 18, 2014:
Effective August 14, 2014:
Very Reverend Archpriest Eugene P. Yackanich has tendered his resignation as Protosyncellus, which was accepted by Archbishop William Skurla; along with the protosyncellate, he is relieved of the following: Archieparchial Finance Council; Renewal and Revitalization Commission; Seminary, Cemetery, and Placement Boards; and memberships in the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference and Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania. He remains as: Pastor of St. Elias Church, Munhall, Pa.; Protopresbyter of the Greater Pittsburgh Protopresbyterate; Consultor of the Archeparchy; and Member of the Presbyteral Council.
Very Reverend Andrew J. Deskevich relieved as Chancellor, and appointed Protosyncellus; also appointed member of: the Archieparchial Finance Council; Placement and Pension Boards; and the Administrative Board of the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference. He remains as pastor of SS. Peter & Paul Church, Warren, Ohio.
Very Reverend Ronald P. Larko appointed Chancellor; also appointed member of the Archieparchial Renewal and Revitalization Commission; Cemetery Board; and executive representative for Archbishop William at Christian Associates of Southwest Pa. He remains as pastor of St. John the Baptist Church, Uniontown and as administrator of St. Stephen Church, Leisenring, both in Pennsylvania.
Announced July 13, 2014:
Effective July 14, 2014:
Father Ronald P. Larko appointed administrator of St. Stephen, Leisenring, in addition to continuing as pastor of St. John Uniontown, both in Pennsylvania.
July 5, 2014
Donald Bolls ordained to the minor mysteries of the Church by Archbishop William C. Skurla at SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary, Pittsburgh.
Announced July 3, 2014:
Effective July 8, 2014:
Father Roy Schubert at his own request retired from active ministry and relieved as pastor of St. Michael, Sheffield, Pa.
Effective July 18, 2014:
Very Reverend David A. Bosnich relieved as Protopresbyter of the Tri-State Protopresbytery, pastor of St. George Aliquippa, and administrator of St. Mary Ambridge, and appointed pastor of St. Michael, Sheffield.
Deacon Thomas Klacik appointed administrator of St. George Aliquippa and St. Mary Ambridge.
Effective August 1, 2014:
Father James D. Hess, O Carm. appointed to care for the spiritual needs of St. George Aliquippa and St. Mary Ambridge.
Effective May 25, 2014
Very Rev. Archpriest Eugene P. Yackanich relieved as temporary administrator of Holy Trinity Church, Wall, Pa.
Deacon Raymond J. Zadzilko relieved as temporary administrator of St. John Church, Northern Cambria and SS. Peter and Paul Church, Patton, Pa.
Father James D. Hess O Carm. relieved as administrator of St. Mary Church, Herminie, Pa.
Father Vasyl Polyak appointed pastor of St. John Church, Northern Cambria Pa. and administrator of SS. Peter and Paul Church, Patton, Pa.
Father Mykhaylo Farynets appointed pastor of Saint Mary Church, Herminie, Pa. and administrator of Holy Trinity Church, Wall, Pa.
Effective March 14, 2014
Monsignor Victor G. Romza, at his own request, retired from active ministry and is relieved as pastor of St. Michael Church, Campbell, Ohio.
Reverend Kevin E. Marks appointed administrator of St. Michael Church, Campbell, Ohio, in addition to continuing as pastor of St. Michael Church in Hermitage, Pa.
January 10, 2014
Very Reverend Robert M. Pipta, Very Reverend George D. Gallaro, Father R. Joseph Raptosh, Deacon John M. Evancho, Dr. Nicholas Russo, Dr. Sandra Collins, and Carol Przyborski appointed to the Strategic Planning Committee for the accreditation of SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary.
January 9, 2014
Archpriest Eugene P. Yackanich reappointed to the Administrative Board of the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference for two years.
Darlene Fejka reappointed to the Communications Department of the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference for two years.
January 8, 2014
Bishop Kurt Burnette relieved as member of the Intereparchial Canonical Commission and appointed Episcopal Chair of this Commission
Right Reverend Francis Vivona appointed as the representative from the Eparchy of Phoenix to the Canonical Commission.
Bishop Kurt Burnette appointed Episcopal Chair of the Commission of Censors.
January 3, 2014
Jeffrey Mierzejewski appointed Director of the Metropolitan Cantor Institute and Member of the Intereparchial Liturgical Commission.