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Diocese Celebrates Priest Jubilarians

News of the Diocese

May 22, 2012

60, 50, 40, 25 Year Anniversaries Recognized

The annual celebration of the anniversary of Ordination to the priesthood for the classes of 1952, 1962, 1972 and 1987 in the Diocese of Cleveland was observed on Tuesday morning, May 22nd at St. Basil the Great Parish in Brecksville.

Several hundred priests, deacons and lay person were in attendance as these men were recognized for the significant time dedicated to their priestly vocation during a special Mass with Most Reverend Richard Lennon, Bishop of Cleveland, and his fellow bishops.

Those honored were:

Ordained 24 August 1952

The Rev. Ladislaus Rosko *

Ordained 19 May 1962

The Rev. James F. Flood
The Rev. Richard A. Gonser
The Rev. Charles T. McCabe *
The Rev. John R. Olsavsky
The Rev. Philip P. Pritt
The Rev. Joseph C. Weigand

Ordained 27 May 1972

The Rev. Leonard M. Bacik
The Rev. George W. Balaun *
The Rev. Robert J. Cole
The Rev. Mark Q. Fedor
The Rev. Mark L. Hollis
The Rev. Robert J. Kraig
The Rev. John E. Manning
The Rev. James J. Marsick

Ordained 6 June 1982

The Rev. Thomas J. Pajk
The Rev. George A. Vrabel

* Denotes deceased

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