Press Releases - 2019
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Orthodox Youth Mission Team (OYMT) Leaves for ASP Trip to Barbourville, KY
JOHNSTOWN, PA --- [Diocesan Chancery]-- The Orthodox Youth Mission Team left this morning, July 6th from Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Danbury, CT and St Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Orange, CT to participate in the Appalachian Service Project (ASP) in Barbourville, KY. This marks OYMT’s 9th year of doing youth mission work. This year more than 70 Orthodox youth and adult leaders from Florida, California, Texas, Kentucky, Maryland, New York and Connecticut will come together to serve our Lord by working with families in Appalachia to help make their” homes warmer, safer and drier.” Another group of about 30 Orthodox Christians from North Carolina and New Jersey has just completed a week long work session in the same location. Read more...
Revised Schedule of His Eminence, Metropolitan Gregory For July and August 2019
JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The revised schedule of His Eminence, Metropolitan Gregory of Nyssa for July and August 2019 has been released by the Diocesan Chancery. Read more...
Revised Schedule of His Eminence, Metropolitan Gregory For June 2019
JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The schedule of His Eminence, Metropolitan Bishop Gregory
of Nyssa for June2019 has been released by the Diocesan Chancery. Read more...
Eternal Memory: +Pani Charlotte Conjelko
JOHNSTOWN, PA - With profound sadness the Diocesan Chancery announces that Pani Charlotte Conjelko, the wife of Fr. William Conjelko, and the sister of Very Rev. Fr. John Pribish, reposed in the Lord on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
Funeral arrangements for Pani Charlotte are as follows:
Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Geisen Funeral & Cremation Services, 7905 Broadway Ave., Merrillville, IN 46410 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM with a Trisagion Service to be held at 5:00 PM.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 10, 2019, at 10:00 AM DIRECTLY at Ss. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 8000 Madison St, Merrillville, IN 46410.
Pennsylvania arrangements will include Visitation on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 9:00 AM (EST) until time of Funeral Service at 11:00AM (EST) at Ss. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, 141 Hoffman Farm Road in Windber, PA. Interment to follow in Ss. Peter & Paul Orthodox Cemetery. Read more...
Eternal Memory: +Mary Kowarek
JOHNSTOWN, PA - With profound sadness the Diocesan Chancery announces that Mary Kowarek, the mother of Pani Kathleen Dutko, reposed in the Lord on Thursday, May 24, 2019.
Born July 17, 1920, Mary was the daughter of John and Susan Bolas. She grew up in the First Ward and graduated from Binghamton Central High School. She worked as an administrative assistant at I.B.M. Endicott until her marriage to 2nd Lt. Francis Kowarek in July 1944. Her greatest joy was tending to her home and caring for her family. Read more...