Bishop’s Appointments & Announcements


REVEREND T. PATRICK CORRIGAN, TOR, with the collaboration of his Minister Provincial, appointed Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Altoona, effective October 9, 2023.

REVEREND MARIUSZ GORAZD, a diocesan priest of the Archdiocese of Kraków, Poland, and recently in parish ministry in the Diocese of Rockville Center, appointed Administrator of Saint Monica Parish in Chest Springs and Administrator of Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish in Ashville, effective November 17, 2023. 

DEACON RICHARD T. GOLDEN, appointed to diaconal service at Most Holy Trinity Parish in South Fork, Saint Bartholomew Parish in Wilmore, Saint John the Baptist Parish in Summerhill, and Immaculate Conception Parish in New Germany, effective August 1, 2023.

DEACON JACK E. ORLANDI, granted Senior Deacon status, effective November 7, 2023. Deacon Orlandi will remain in diaconal service at Good Shepherd Parish in Port Matilda. 

DEACON BRIAN YURKY, appointed Chaplain to SCI Benner, Bellefonte, effective November 8, 2023. Deacon Yurky will continue in diaconal service to Saints Peter and Paul Parish in Philipsburg.