Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic
|Eparchy of Passaic (Ruthenian)
Eparchia Passaicensis Ruthenorum
|Metropolitan||William C. Skurla|
|(as of 2009)
|Denomination||Ruthenian Catholic Church|
|Established||July 6, 1963 (49 years ago)|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel|
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, Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson). The Eparchy is sede vacante.
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.
- Stephen John Kocisko † (July 6, 1963 - December 22, 1967) Appointed, Eparch of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian)
- Michael Joseph Dudick † (July 29, 1968 - November 6, 1995) Retired
- Andrew Pataki † (November 6, 1995 - December 6, 2007) Retired
- William C. Skurla (December 6, 2007 - January 19, 2012) Appointed, Archeparch of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian)
- Byzantine Catholic Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh
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- Eparchy of Passaic
- Eparchy of Passaic (Ruthenian) at Catholic-Hierarchy.org
- The Archeparchy of Pittsburgh
- Metropolia of Pittsburgh