PA: Cross Creek Twp - 2

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Metro Area: Pittsburgh (PA)
St John the Baptist Russian Greek Catholic (Ruthenian) Church
Historical Entry: Renamed & Relocated
Formerly at:
Avella-Atlasburg Rd
Cross Creek Twp
PA
15312
USA
Historical Location - Not A Mailing Address Or Active Location
Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Apostolic Exarchate: US, Faithful of the Oriental Rites (Ruthenian)
Cemetery: This former parish had a cemetery

Sacramental Records at:
St John the Baptist Church
176 Cross Creek Rd
PO Box 565
Avella
PA
15312-0565
USA
Ph: 724-587-5819 or 304-748-2087
Fax: 304-748-7550

Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1916, as Russian Greek Catholic Church of Avella, meeting in Cross Creek Township PA
Relocated in: 1917, from Weigmann's Hall to the Buckeye School, both in Cross Creek Township PA
Relocated in: 1919, to Avella-Atlasburg Rd, Cross Creek Township PA
Renamed in: 1919, as St John the Baptist Russian Greek Catholic Church
Parish erected in: 1919, under the patronage of St John the Baptist
Renamed in: 19XX, as St John the Baptist Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
Relocated in: 1962, to 176 Cross Creek Rd, Avella PA
For this church, this is entry 2
of 3
This Entry Last Updated: 05/14/2011
Map Limitations: Lacking a precise address, this map approximates the location
Latitude: 40.2881664
Longitude: -80.3903014
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