Rt. Rev. Mitred Archpriest John S. Kachuba
Rt. Rev. Mitred Archpriest John S. Kachuba is the Protosyncellus and the Director of Religious Education for the Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Parma. He was born on January 24, 1948 and ordained on May 12, 1974. He received a BA from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA in 1970, graduated from Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA in 1974, and received his MA in Religious Studies from Mundelein College of Chicago in 1976.
Sr. Marion Dobos, OSB
Sister Marion Dobos is the Director of Religious Education for the Metropolitan Archeparchy of Pittsburgh. She completed a Masters degree in Pastoral Ministries at the University of Dayton, Dayton Ohio, and received a B.S.E. from Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio. Sister Dobos has over fifty years of experience in the field of education, during which she has held numerous roles teaching and directing the formation of both children and adults. Her various posts have included teaching Early Childhood Parenting, Sacramental Preparation, teaching and coordinating Vacation Bible School Programs, conducting Religious Education classes for teachers, Community Formation Director, and the establishing of the Benedictine Early Learning Center.
Sr. Ann Laszok
Sister Ann Laszok is a nun of the Order of St. Basil the Great, Lover of Humanity Province, Jenkintown, PA. She is Director of Religious Education in the Eparchy of St. Josaphat in Parma. She received her Masters degree from Fordham University, Rose Hill campus in 1986 in Religious Studies and Pastoral Counseling. While at Fordham she took courses at St. Vladimir’s Seminary with Meyendorff and Hopko. Sr. Ann has published articles and produced several videos on the Mysteries entitled: “New Life in the Trinity”, “Sacrifice of Praise”, “Women of Spirit” and “ The Kiss of Christ”. In 2004 she initiated and shepherded “Generations of Faith for Byzantine Churches”, an intergenerational faith formation process for the entire parish that has a five year curriculum.
Rev. Deacon Daniel G. Dozier
Fr. Deacon Daniel G. Dozier is a Byzantine Catholic deacon in the Eparchy of Passaic, where he serves as the Assistant Director of Eastern Christian Formation. He has published and taught on the subject of icons and catechesis at conferences, and workshops, and is the author of “The Twelve Great Feasts of the Messiah and the Mother of God: A Guide for the Domestic Church” (Eastern Christian Publications). Fr. Deacon Daniel is currently working on an adult catechesis program on biblical salvation history for Byzantine Catholics, entitled “The Advent of Salvation” which is due to be released Fall of 2015. He has a B.A. in Theology from Franciscan University and an M.A.T.S. in Biblical Exposition from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. He and his wife have three adult children.
Deacon Andrew J. Summerson
Deacon Andrew J. Summerson, S.Th.L. is the assistant director of religious education for the Eparchy of Parma. A Cleveland native, he holds degrees from the Pontifical Gregorian University and the Pontifical Patristic Institute in Rome. He is currently adjunct professor of Patristic Philosophy and Theology at St. Mary Seminary and John Carroll University in Cleveland. While in Rome, he was a guest commentator for Papal events for Vatican Radio.
Rev. Deacon Sabatino Carnazzo
Rev. Deacon Sabatino Carnazzo graduated from Christendom College in 2004 and completed a Masters degree in Systematic Theology with an Advanced Apostolic Catechetical Diploma at Notre Dame Graduate School. In 2009, Fr. Sabatino founded the Institute of Catholic Culture, a non-profit Catholic adult faith formation organization dedicated to the Church’s call for a new evangelization, and has since served as its Executive Director. Ordained to the diaconate in 2011, he also serves as the Director of Faith Formation for the Greek Catholic Diocese of Newton, Massachusetts.