eparchy eparchy

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a province in ancient Greece
  2. (n) a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church

News

  1. Byzantine Catholic priest expelled to Wisconsin

    A Byzantine Catholic priest who was expelled following claims that he sexually abused boys in New Jersey is living in Wisconsin. The Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic notified parishioners that 49-year-old Glenn Davidowich received and accepted notice removing him "from the clerical state" effective April 2. He had been on leave since 2011, when the eparchy reached a $200,000 settlement with ...
    on July 27, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison

  2. Byzantine Catholic priest removed from priesthood after sex-abuse claims

    The Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic on Lackawanna Avenue in Woodland Park notified parishioners in its May newsletter that Glenn Davidowich, 49, “received and accepted” notification late last year from Pope Benedict XVI’s office, effectively removing him “from the clerical state.”
    on July 26, 2013     Source: The Record

Word of the Day
periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /