CT: Bridgeport - 2

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Metro Area: Bridgeport (CT)
St John the Baptist Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
Historical Entry: Relocated
Formerly at:
717 Arctic St
Historical Location - Not A Mailing Address Or Active Location

Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Metropolitan Archeparchy: Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians
Eparchy: Passaic of the Ruthenians
Cemetery: None

Sacramental Records at:
St John the Baptist Church
100 St John Dr
Ph: 203-377-5967
Fax: 203-377-5968


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Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1900, at Holy Trinity Hungarian Greek Catholic Church, Bridgeport CT, by St Elias Rusyn Greek Catholic Society
Relocated in: 1907, to its own temple, at 717 Arctic St, Bridgeport CT
Parish erected in: 1907, under the patronage of St John the Baptist
Relocated in: 1937, to meet at Ss Cyril & Methodius Hungarian (Latin) Church, due to division within the paris
Other Date: 1937, a schism formed what is now the Carpatho-Russian Orthodox GC Church of St John the Baptist (ACROD)
Other Date: 1937-1944, met at Ss Cyril & Methodius Hungarian (Latin) Church, during legal proceedings
Relocated in: 1944, returning to its temple at 717 Arctic St, Bridgeport CT
Relocated in: 1976, to 100 St John Dr, Trumbull CT

For this church, this is entry 1
of 2
This Entry Last Updated: 03/10/2015
Latitude: 41.1890157
Longitude: -73.1759908