Bishop Stika announces new priest assignments

Jim Wogan News

Bishop Richard F. Stika has announced the following priest assignments with their effective dates:  Father Colin Blatchford – Associate Director of Courage International, Trumbull, Conn. for a 5-year term (Sept. 8, 2020) Father Andrés Cano – Appointed Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry in the Five Rivers Deanery and sacramental minister to the Handmaids of the Precious Blood (Sept. 9, 2020) Father …

Bishop Stika reflects on personal, spiritual connection following Beirut explosion

Jim Wogan News

Bishop Richard F. Stika joins with all bishops of the United States in a stand of solidarity with the people of Lebanon following the devastating explosion in Beirut this week that killed more than one hundred people and injured thousands more. The tragedy is even more personal for Bishop Stika, who possesses bi-ritual faculties of the Maronite Church, an Eastern …