Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic


Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic

The Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic (Latin: "Eparchia Passaicensis Ruthenorum") is the Catholic eparchy (diocese) governing most Byzantine Catholics in the eastern United States. Its headquarters are at 445 Lackawanna Avenue, West Paterson, New Jersey. The current bishop is the Most Reverend William C. Skurla.

The Eparchy was erected July 6, 1963 and its seat is the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel, in Passaic, New Jersey. Its first bishop was Stephen Kocisko. Currently, the Eparchy has 89 parishes under its canonical jurisdiction.

ee also

* Byzantine Catholic Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh
* Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh
* Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Parma
* Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Van Nuys

References

*cite book | author=Byzantine Catholic Metropolia of Pittsburgh | title=Byzantine-Ruthenian Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh Directory | location=Pittsburgh | publisher=Byzantine Catholic Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh | year=1999 | id=ISBN none
*cite book | author=Magocsi, Paul Robert and Ivan Pop | title=Encyclopedia of Rusyn History and Culture| location=Toronto | publisher=University of Toronto Press | year=2005 | id=ISBN 0-8020-3566-3

ources and External links

* [http://www.archeparchy.org/ The Archeparchy of Pittsburgh]
* [http://www.archeparchy.org/page/metropolia/metropolia.htm Metropolia of Pittsburgh]
* [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dpsru.html Eparchy of Passaic (Ruthenian) at Catholic-Hierarchy.org]
* [http://www.byzcath.org Byzantine Catholic Church in America]


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