Parish Family

PASTOR

Reverend Stepan Dolepa

Fr. Stepan was born in 1977 in Ukraine and studied for the priesthood. He served in Rome at the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, taught religion and high school in Rome and then served as a priest in Spain for the past six years.  He is grateful for Bishop Kurt for entrusting us as his congregation and  thankful to have our parishes as his new family.

 

 


SENIOR CANTOR / WEBSITE / MEDIA  

William  S. Komnath, Jr.

 

William, a life-long member of Saint Michael Church, began singing from the pews and earnestly began studying to be a cantor under John Kelnock in 1988 at Penn State University where he was an active member of the Byzantine Catholic Campus Student Ministries.

He joined the parish choir led by Kurt Elsner in 1999, then in 2002 was added to the cantor rotation at Saint Michael’s and Saints Peter & Paul Church in Palmerton along with Kurt, Ed Chando Jr, and +Nick Yackanicz.  In January 2008 he became the sole cantor of the parish, studying Liturgies, vespers, baptisms, weddings, funerals, Holy Week and .Church Slavonic.  He administers the parish website and Facebook page, maintains the library of service booklets, is our photographer and  is a member of the Parish Advisory Council. He is gratefully for the opportunity to help lead the parish in the worship of our Lord.

ASSISTANT CANTOR/LECTOR

Joseph Grayeske

 

ALTAR SERVERS

Richard Davidson

Richie Hoffman


FUND RAISING COORDINATOR  

Janice Kavounas

 

 

 

 

FACILITY SERVICES COMMITTEE COORDINATOR 

Bill Komnath

 

 

 

 

SACRISTANS

Lois Brink 

Sandra Brink

 

 

 

ECF COORDINATOR   

Loretta Brosky (ret.)

 

 

 

 


PARISH ADVISORY COUNCIL  

Lois Brink 

Sandra Brink

Loretta Brosky

Rebecca Ivory 

Joel Ivory

Janice Kavounas

Metro Ketz *

William S. Komnath, Jr.

Angela Roth 

Larry Trubilla *

       * Lay Representatives, Hospitality Committee

 


ECF INSTRUCTORS   

Kindergarten and First Grade

Kathleen Grayeske

Second – Fourth Grades

Cheryl Dano

Fifth and Sixth Grades

Faye Ketz

Seventh and Eighth Grades

Loretta Brosky

Ninth – Twelfth Grades

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ROSARY SOCIETY

Thomas Dano

Metro Ketz

Angela Roth

 

USHERS

Stephen Csaszar

Jim Hoffman

Metro Ketz

Emil Lenchak

Robbie Mondichak

Cory Roth

                         John Stefanik
                         Larry Trubilla
                         Hoyt Walter
                         Matt Wursta
                         Nick Zemyan

GROUNDSKEEPER

John Janny

 

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