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Ruthenian Diocese of

Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Ruthenian (Byzantine)

Type: Diocese

Population: 2,420 Catholics (2017)

Statistics: 20 parishes, 34 priests (33 diocesan, 1 religious), 11 deacons, 6 lay religious (4 brothers, 2 sisters), 2 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Pittsburgh

Neighbouring Dioceses: Parma (↗), Pittsburgh (→)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Address: Eparchial Chancery, 8105 N 16th St., Phoenix, AZ 85020-3999, USA

Phone: +1 (602) 861-9778

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (20)

Parma (↗), Pittsburgh (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.05.07 – ...):Bishop John Stephen Pažak, C.SS.R. (73)Bishop John Stephen Pažak, C.SS.R. (73)
Apostolic Administrator sede plena (2018.08.01 – ...):Bishop Thomas James Olmsted (73)Bishop Thomas James Olmsted (73)

Bishop of Phoenix (USA)

First Vice-President of “Vox Clara” Committee

Ordinaries

Bishops of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix (Ruthenian Rite)

Bishop Thomas James Olmsted (73)Bishop Thomas James Olmsted (73)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2018.08.01 – ...)

Bishop John Stephen Pažak, C.SS.R. (73)Bishop John Stephen Pažak, C.SS.R. (73)Permalink
(2016.05.07 – ...)

Bishop of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix of the Ruthenians (USA)

Prepare the way of the Lord

Born:1946.08.13 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1972.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.14

Bishop of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto of the Slovaks (Canada) (2000.12.02 – 2016.05.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto of the Slovaks (Canada) (2016.05.07 – 2018.07.05)

Bishop of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix of the Ruthenians (USA) (2016.05.07 – ...)

Bishop Gerald Nicholas Dino (80)Bishop Gerald Nicholas Dino (80)Permalink
(2009.12.18 – 2016.05.07)

Bishop emeritus of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix of the Ruthenians (USA)

Born:1940.01.11 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1965.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:2007.03.27

Bishop of Van Nuys of the Ruthenians (USA) (2007.12.06 – 2009.12.18)

Bishop of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix of the Ruthenians (USA) (2009.12.18 – 2016.05.07)

Bishops of Van Nuys (Ruthenian Rite)

Bishop Gerald Nicholas Dino (80)Bishop Gerald Nicholas Dino (80)Permalink
(2007.12.06 – 2009.12.18)

(see above)

Archbishop William Charles Skurla (63)Bishop William Charles Skurla (63) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2002.02.19 – 2007.12.06)

Metropolitan of Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians (USA)
President of Council of the Ruthenian Church of USA

May the Lord give you peace

Born:1956.06.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1987.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:2002.04.23

Bishop of Van Nuys of the Ruthenians (USA) (2002.02.19 – 2007.12.06)

Bishop of Passaic of the Ruthenians (USA) (2007.12.06 – 2012.01.19)

Metropolitan of Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians (USA) (2012.01.19 – ...)

President of Council of the Ruthenian Church of USA (2012.01.19 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Passaic of the Ruthenians (USA) (2013.10.29 – 2013.12.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Parma of the Ruthenians (USA) (2016.05.07 – 2017.06.24)

Bishop George Martin KuzmaPermalink
(1990.10.23 – 2000.12.05)

Born:1925.07.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1955.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1987.02.04
Died:2008.12.07 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Telmissus (1986.11.11 – 1990.10.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Passaic of the Ruthenians (USA) (1986.11.11 – 1990.10.23)

Bishop of Van Nuys of the Ruthenians (USA) (1990.10.23 – 2000.12.05)

Bishop Thomas Victor Dolinay (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1981.12.03 – 1990.02.19)

Born:1923.07.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1948.05.16
Consecrated Bishop:1976.11.23
Died:1993.04.13 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Thyatira (1976.06.28 – 1981.12.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Passaic of the Ruthenians (USA) (1976.06.28 – 1981.12.03)

Bishop of Van Nuys of the Ruthenians (USA) (1981.12.03 – 1990.02.19)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians (USA) (1990.02.19 – 1991.05.16)

Metropolitan of Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians (USA) (1991.05.16 – 1993.04.13)


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