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Most Reverend Kurt Burnette

Fifth Bishop of the Eparchy of Passaic

 

CHANCERY
Mailing Address:

Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic
445 Lackawanna Avenue
Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424
Phone: 973-890-7777
FAX: 973-890-7175

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Protosyncellus:
 
Chancellor:
 
Vice Chancellor:
 
Vicar for Clergy:
 
Eparchial Finance Officer:

Right Reverend Archpriest James G. Hayer

 

Very Reverend Nicholas Daddona

 

Very Reverend Ronald Barusefski, JCL

 

Very Reverend Peter Hosak

 

Reverend Deacon Robert Shalhoub

 

CHANCERY STAFF 
 
Executive Assistant:
 
 
Administrative Assistant:
 
  
 

 Diane Rabiej

 

 

Maureen French

 

 

College of Consultors:

Very Rev. Marcel Szabo - Senior Consultor

 

Very Rev. John Basarab, MA
  

Very Rev. Steven Galuschik 

 

Very Rev. Peter Hosak

 

Rt. Rev. James Hayer

 

Very Rev. Robert Hospodar, JCL

 

Very Rev. Gary Mensinger

 

Very Rev. Michael Popson 

 

Very Rev. Mykhaylo Prodanets

Presbyteral Council:

Rev. Vincent Brady

 

Rev. Edward Cimbala, D.Min.

 

Very Rev. Jack Custer, SSL, STD

 

Very Rev. Ronald Hatton

 

Very Rev. Edward Higgins

 

Rev. Michael Kerestes

 

Very Rev. Salvatore Pignato

 

Very Rev. Michael Popson

 

Very Rev. Mykhaylo Prodanets

 

Very Rev. Michael Salnicky

 

Very Rev. Conan Timoney, Ph.D.

 

 

Ex-Officio Members:

 

Rt. Rev. Archpriest James G. Hayer

 

Very Rev. John Basarab

 

Very Rev. Robert Evancho

 

Very Rev. Peter Hosak

 

Very Rev. Robert Hospodar, JCL

 

Very Rev. Gary Mensinger

Finance Council:

Rt. Rev. James G. Hayer

 

Deacon Robert Shalhoub, Finance Officer

 

Mr. Stephen Kowalski

  

Mr. Thomas P. DeVita, Attorney at Law 

SYNCELLATES
Susquehanna: Very Rev. Gary Mensinger 
Central Pennsylvania: Very Rev. Peter J. Hosak 
New Jersey: Very Rev. John Custer, SSL, STD
New York/New England: Very Rev. Nicholas Daddona
Middle States: Very Rev. John Basarab, MA
Southern States:

Very Rev. Robert Evancho

PROTOPRESBYTERS

Northern Pennsylvania
& Northwestern New York:

 VACANT

Wyoming Valley: Very Rev. Michael J. Salnicky
Mid Pennsylvania:

Very Rev. Gregory Noga

Southern Pennsylvania: Very Rev. Edward Higgins
Northern New Jersey: Very Rev. John Custer, SSL, STD
Central New Jersey:

Very Rev. Francis Rella

Northeast New York &
New England:
Very Rev. Ronald J. Hatton
Middle States:

Very Rev. Conan Timoney, Ph.D.

Southern States:

Very Rev. Salvatore A. Pignato

TRIBUNAL

Judicial Vicar:

Adjutant Judicial Vicar:

Rev. Msgr. T. Mark Condon, JCD

Very Rev. Ronald Barusefski, JCL

Very Rev. Eduard Shestak, JCL, STD

Judge: Rev. Msgr. Robert Senetsky, JCD
Defender of the Bond:
Promoter of Justice:
Very Rev. Eduard Shestak, JCL, STD
Notaries: 

Very Rev. Gary Mensinger

Very Rev. Gregory J. Noga

Mrs. Maureen French

Mrs. Diane Rabiej

   
 

 

EPARCHIAL ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
Office of Eastern Christian Formation: Reverend Vasyl Chepelskyy, STD 

Retirement Planning Board:

 

 

Reverend Joseph Bertha - New York/New England 

Very Rev. Edward Higgins - Central PA 

Very Rev. Michael Salnicky - Susquehanna Valley 

Very Rev. Steven Galuschik - Southern States

Very Rev. Conan Timoney, Ph.D. - Middle States 

Building & Liturgical Arts Commission:

Right Reverend Archpriest James  G. Hayer, Chairman

Very Rev. Peter Hosak

Very Rev. Michael Popson

Reverend Vitaliy Pukhayev

Liturgy:

Very Rev. John G. Basarab, MA

 

Very Rev. Edward J. Higgins 

 

Reverend Michael Kerestes

Cemeteries Commission:

Very Rev. Michael Salnicky, Chair

 

Very Rev. John Custer

 

Right Reverend James G. Hayer

 

Rev. Robert Lozinski, CSC

eff. May 31, 2017

Music Commission:

Mr. Elias Zareva

Joseph K. Ferenchick
Inter-Eparchial Commission for Sacred Music

Ecumenism: Very Rev. Edward Higgins
Evangelization Commission:

Rev. Joseph Bertha, PhD, Chairman 


Very Rev. John S. Custer, SSL, STD

 

Very Rev. John Basarab, MA


Very Rev. Conan Timoney, Ph.D. 

Communications &
Telecommunications:
Right Reverend Archpriest James G. Hayer 

Deacon Formation:

Priesthood Formation:

Vocations Directors:

Very Reverend Nicholas Daddona

 

 

Reverend Michael Kerestes, Director

email: mkerestes@aol.com
 

Very Rev. Conan Timoney, Ph. D., Assistant Director

Baltimore, MD

 

Very Rev. Gary Mensinger, Assistant Director

Pittston, PA

 

Rev. Scott Boghossian, Assistant Director 

Miami, FL


 

 

Safe Environment Program

 

Rev. David Baratelli, Coordinator

fr.dave.ewr@juno.com

 

Dr. Maureen Daddona, PhD., Victims Advocate

1 (516) 623-6456

 

National Child Abuse Hotline:

1 (800) 442-4453

EASTERN CATHOLIC LIFE

Rev. James Badeaux, Editor 

 

Rev. Ronald Hatton, Associate Editor

 

Rev. Lewis Rabayda, Layout Editor

 

Mrs. Diane Rabiej, Copy Editor

 

Mrs. Maureen French, Circulation Editor

 

Business Office:
445 Lackawanna Ave.
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
973-890-7777


Publication Office (for news & photos):

Please submit "Word" document and jpeg/tif format digitized photos only.  Thank you.
 

Email us at:

ecl@eparchyofpassaic.com

Respect Life Office:

Rev. G. Scott Bogossian, Pro-Life Director 

Family Life Office:
 
Eparchial Historian:
Very Rev. Robert J. Hospodar, JCL

Heritage Museum and Library:

 

 

 

 

Eparchial Cultural Archives:

 

445 Lackawanna Avenue
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
973-890-7777
 
 
 

Rev. Joseph Bertha, Ph.D.
 

Very Rev. John Custer, SSL, STD

 

Right Reverend Archpriest James G. Hayer  

Carpathian Village:


St. Nicholas Shrine

802 Snow Hill Road

Cresco PA  18326

Very Rev. Michael Salnicky, Director 

 

Living In or Near the Brooklyn Borough?

 

The Divine Liturgy is now being celebrated in Brooklyn, New York!

Sundays at 8:00 a.m. at: 

Saint Margaret Mary Roman Catholic Church

215 Exeter Street

Brooklyn, New York 11235

 

Come, pray with us and see our growing community!

For more information please contact Father Iaroslav Korostil

570-507-4483

 

New Byzantine Catholic Community Forming

 

A Byzantine Catholic community is forming at St. Philip Neri RC Church, 292 Munn Road, Fort Mill, South Carolina (about a half hour drive from Charlotte, North Carolina). Please join us as we grow our community and celebrate together the Byzantine Divine Liturgy.

 

Father Steven Galuschik of All Saints Byzantine Catholic Church in North Fort Myers, Florida began celebrating the Divine Liturgy with the community at the end of October, 2017. This community will serve the northern part of South Carolina as well as Charlotte, North Carolina. 

 

Please share  this information with your friends and family, especially those who have moved "down South." The Divine Liturgy is celebrated on Saturdays at 4:00 p.m. If you would like to participate in any way, or have questions please contact Ron Somich at 440-477-6389 or at ron.somich@gmail.com or visit the website at https://carolinabyzantine.com for news, upcoming gatherings and service times. 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary, the Helper of Mothers   

The Albazinskaya Mother of God

 

2017 BISHOP'S APPEAL 

ENDED ON JUNE 1.

CONGRATULATIONS

TO THOSE PARISHES 

THAT HAVE REACHED

THEIR 2017 GOAL!

 

Parish rebate checks 

have been mailed!

Look for yours soon!

 

Watch for the

2018 BISHOP'S APPEAL 
which will begin 
on

October 1, 2018.    

 

 

 

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