Bishop’s Appointments & Announcements


DEACON BRIAN P. NORRIS, appointed to Diaconal Service at Most Holy Trinity Parish, South Fork; Saint Bartholomew Parish, Wilmore; Saint John the Baptist Parish, Summerhill; and Immaculate Conception Parish, New Germany, effective June 7, 2021.


The following appointments are contingent upon the ordination of Deacon Mark E. Groeger and Deacon Michael A. Pleva to the priesthood on May 29, 2021:

REVEREND MARK E. GROEGER, appointed Administrator of Prince of Peace Parish, Northern Cambria, effective June 7, 2021.

REVEREND MICHAEL A. PLEVA, appointed Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Victory Parish, State College, Chaplain of Saint Joseph’s Academy, Boalsburg, and Chaplain of Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College, effective June 7, 2021.


The following appointment is contingent upon the ordination of Mr. Mark Komula to the Permanent Diaconate on June 5, 2021:

DEACON MARK KOMULA, appointed to liturgical ministry at Saint Peter Parish, Somerset, effective June 7, 2021.