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Metro Area: Pittsburgh (PA)
St John the Baptist Greek Catholic (Ruthenian)
Historical Entry: Translated to Orthodoxy, Re-established, Renamed, Relocated
Formerly at:
211 Cable Ave
East Pittsburgh
PA
15112-1201
USA
Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Apostolic Exarchate: US, Faithful of the Oriental Rites (Ruthenian)


The exterior photograph above is of the temple from which the Byzantine Catholics departed in 1926 and which became and remains St John the Baptist Orthodox Church (ACROD). 
Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1900
Other Date: 1926 translated to Orthodoxy under the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese
Mission established in: 1926 by those remaining subject to the Apostolic Exarchate of the US (Ruthenian)
Relocated in: 1926 to meet at St Helen (Latin) Church, Ridge Ave, East Pittsburgh PA
Renamed in: 1926 as St Mary Greek Catholic Mission
For this church, this is entry 1
of 2
This Entry Last Updated: 02/01/2010
Latitude: 40.399941
Longitude: -79.836404
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Dormition

O Mother of God, in giving birth you preserved virginity; * and in falling asleep you did not forsake the world. * You are the Mother of Life and have been transferred to life, * and through your prayers you deliver our souls from death. (Troparion - Tone 1)

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Neither the tomb nor death could detain the Mother of God, * who is unsleeping in her prayers and our unfailing hope in her intercession; * for He Who dwelt in her ever-virgin womb, * transferred to Life the Mother of Life. (Kontakion - Tone 2)