Staff Directory


Deacon Charles E. Adamczyk
Pastoral Formation
Deacon Formation Program
Permanent Diaconate Program

Phone: (814) 898-1682
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The Very Rev. Richard J. Allen, E.V.
Episcopal Vicar of the Western Vicariate
Administration

Phone: (724) 981-5566
Fax: (724) 981-3215
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Ann Badach
Executive Director
Catholic Charities

Phone: (814) 824-1251
Fax: (814) 824-1264
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Charles J. Banducci
Director
School Financial Services
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1188
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Michelle Basista
Gift Officer
Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania

Phone: (814)-824-1192
Fax: (814)-824-1239
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James L. Bogniak
Controller
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1180
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Roberta Bucci
Director of Government Programs
Catholic Schools
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1238
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Thomas E. Burik, CPA
Director
Parish Financial Services
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1185
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Sr. Sylvia Burnett, OSBM
Coordinator of the Tribunal, Auditor
Matrimonial Concerns and Tribunal

Phone: (814) 824-1140
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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Elizabeth Butterfield
Graphic Designer/Web Coordinator
Communications

Phone: (814) 824-1163
Fax: (814) 824-1170
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Maria Caulfield
Executive Assistant to the Offices of the Vicar General and Chancery
Chancery
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1130
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Doug Chuzie
Director for Athletics
Catholic Schools
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1245
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Matthew Clark
Administrator
Office of Worship
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1270
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Mary Coan
Administrative Assistant
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1180
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Deacon Denis Coan
Communications
Permanent Diaconate Program

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Julia Cooney
Operations Manager
Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania

Phone: (814) 824-1253
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Deacon Ralph DeCecco
Director, Pastoral Formation
Permanent Diaconate Program
Vocations

Phone: (814) 864-0504
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John Dey, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1180
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Sister Kathleen Dietz, FSO, STD
Vice-Chancellor
Chancery Office
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1130
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Suzy DiSanza
Administrative Assistant
Catholic Charities
Catholic Charities

Phone: 814-824-1250
Fax: 814-824-1264
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Cathy Dornisch
Coordinator
Natural Family Plannning
Education

Phone: (814) 834-6208
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Jennifer Durney
Coordinator
Youth and Young Adult Ministry
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1219
Fax: (814) 824-1128
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Erica Erwin
Multimedia Journalist
Communications

Phone: (814) 824-1166
Fax: (814) 824-1170
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Sr. Nancy Fischer, S.S.J.
Interim Director
Religious Education
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1217
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Sr. Nancy Fischer, S.S.J.
Director
Women Religious
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1125
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Sr. Nancy Fischer, S.S.J.
Community Formation/Lay Ministry
Religious Education
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1217
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Tina Ford
Cash Receipts Clerk
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1193
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Faye Froess
Administrative Assistant
Religious Education
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1210
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Joan Fye
Administrative Assistant
Women Religious
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1125
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Joan Fye
Administrative Assistant
St. Mark Seminary
Vocations

Phone: 814-824-1200
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Jim Gallagher
Superintendent
Catholic Schools
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1243
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Deacon Tim and Mary Good
Deacon Life and Ministry and Directors of Spiritual Formation
Permanent Diaconate Program

Phone: (814) 739-9463
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Maripat Grant
Administrative Assistant
Office of Worship
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1271
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Corrie Harrington
Accounts Payable Clerk
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1182
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Christine Hess
Director
Family Ministries
Catholic Charities

Phone: (814) 824-1261
Fax: (814) 824-1264
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Mary Hickin
Director of Media Resources
Media Resources
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1222
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Katharyne Higgins
Associate Director - Western Vicariate
Religious Education
Education

Phone: (724) 704-7654
Fax: (724) 981-3215
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Fr. Daniel Hoffman, J.C.L.
Judge
Office of the Tribunal
Matrimonial Concerns and Tribunal

Phone: (814) 824-1140
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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Aaron Hoover
Property Manager
Property Management
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1280
Fax: (814) 824-1128
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John Hronmyak
General Manager
Erie Diocesan Cemeteries

Phone: 814-838-7724
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Michele Inter
Director
Ministry to persons with Disabilities/Deaf Community
Catholic Charities

Phone: (814) 824-1257
Fax: (814) 824-1264
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Kay Kaeberlein
Administrative Assistant
Office of Bishop Emeritus
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1274
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Very Rev. Michael Kesicki
Rector
St. Mark Seminary
Vocations

Phone: (814) 824-1200
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Daniela Knepper, J.C.L.
Defender of the Bond
Office of the Tribunal
Matrimonial Concerns and Tribunal

Phone: (814) 824-1140
Sheila M. Krahe
Receptionist/Adm. Asst.
General Services
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1111
Fax: (814) 824-1128
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Deacon Kevin Kunik
Committee Chair of Study Days
Permanent Diaconate Program

Phone: (814) 790-5806
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Rev. Msgr. Edward M. Lohse, J.C.D.
Vicar General / Moderator of the Curia
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1130
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Rev. Msgr. Edward M. Lohse. J.C.D.
Director
Protection of Children & Youth

Phone: (814) 824-1130
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Lisa Louis
Executive Director
Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania

Phone: (814) 824-1237
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Deacon Joe Lucia
Liturgical formation
Deacon Formation Program
Permanent Diaconate Program

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Kimberly Lytle
Director of Curriculum
Catholic Schools
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1248
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Rev. Msgr. Daniel E. Magraw
Permissions/Dispensations
Matrimonial Concerns and Tribunal

Phone: (814) 824-1140
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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Cynthia Mangiaracina
Administrative Assistant
Office of the Tribunal
Matrimonial Concerns and Tribunal

Phone: (814) 824-1140
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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Amanda Marks
Development Coordinator
Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania

Phone: (814) 824-1236
Fax: (814)-824-1239
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David J. Murphy
Consultant-Financial Services
Financial Services

Phone: 814-824-1186
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Rev. Mark A. Nowak
Director
Permanent Diaconate Program

Phone: (814) 824-1148
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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Sr. Elizabeth Oettel, OSB
Associate Director - Eastern Vicariate
Religious Education
Education

Phone: 814-781-3214
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Roberta Palmisano
Administrative Assistant
Office of the Bishop
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1120
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Kathy Papalia
Network Administrator
Information Technology
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1184
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Rich Papalia
Graphic artist / Web master
FaithLife
Communications

Phone: (814) 824-1172
Fax: (814) 824-1170
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The Most Reverend Lawrence T. Persico, J.C.L.
Bishop of Erie
Office of the Bishop
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1120
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Rev. Justin Pino
Archivist and Historian
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1138
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Reverend Michael C. Polinek
Vocation Director
Vocations

Phone: (814) 824-1200
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Christine Prehoda
Administrative Assistant
Clergy Personnel
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1144
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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Christine Prehoda
Administrative Assistant
Permanent Diaconate Program
Vocations

Phone: (814) 824-1144
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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Fran Rectenwald
Administrative Assistant
Catholic Charities

Phone: (814) 824-1265
Fax: (814) 824-1264
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Samantha Renwick
Accounting Administrator
Erie Diocesan Cemeteries

Phone: 814-838-7724
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Kathy Robbinson
Administrative Assistant
Catholic Schools
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1220
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Annie Ross
Administrative Assistant
CSO/NFP/Chastity Education
Education

Phone: 814-824-1242
Fax: (814)824-1239
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Rev. Nicholas Rouch
Vicar for Education
Catholic Schools
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1220
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Rev. Nicholas Rouch
Vice-Rector
St. Mark Seminary
Vocations

Phone: (814) 824-1200
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Russell A. Rydzewski
Director
Facilities & Risk Management
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1112
Fax: (814) 824-1128
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Deacon William Saborsky
Co-chair, Deacon Personnel Board and Liaison Deacon Council
Permanent Diaconate Program

Phone: (814) 824-1189
Fax: (814) 824-1180
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Joan Schultz
Receptionist/Adm. Asst.
General Services
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1111
Fax: (814) 824-1128
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Deacon Richard Shewman
Associate Director
Permanent Diaconate Program
Vocations

Phone: (814) 824-1140
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Deacon Richard Shewman, J.C.L.
Judge
Office of the Tribunal
Matrimonial Concerns and Tribunal

Phone: (814) 824-1140
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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The Very Rev. Msgr. Richard R. Siefer
Director
Clergy Continuing Education
Clergy Personnel

Phone: (814) 371-8556
Fax: (814) 371-0592
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The Very Rev. Msgr. Richard R. Siefer
Episcopal Vicar of the Eastern Vicariate
Administration

Phone: (814) 371-8556
Fax: (814) 371-0592
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Dr. Samuel Signorino
Assistant Superintendent of School Personnel
Catholic Schools
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1247
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Rev. Christopher J. Singer, JCL
Chancellor
Chancery
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1130
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Frances Skellie
Administrative Assistant
Catholic Charities

Phone: (814) 824-1265
Fax: (814) 824-1264
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Rev. Msgr. Robert Smith, J.C.L.
Director
Clergy Personnel

Phone: (814) 824-1130
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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Deacon Ray and Deb Sobina
Coordinators for Retreats
Permanent Diaconate Program

Phone: 814 - 790-5875
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Deacon Jerome and Denise Sobrowski
Council President and Secretary
Permanent Diaconate Program

Phone: (814) 464-3157
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Mary Solberg
Editor/Associate Director of Communications
FaithLife
Communications

Phone: (814) 824-1171
Fax: (814) 824-1170
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Rev. Marc A. Stockton, J.C.L.
Judicial Vicar
Director
Matrimonial Concerns and Tribunal

Phone: (814) 824-1140
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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Indira J. Suarez
Director
Diocesan & International Mission Activities
Catholic Charities

Phone: (814) 824-1231
Fax: (814) 824-1264
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Patrice Swick
Director
Office for Social Justice and Life
Catholic Charities

Phone: (814) 824-1254
Fax: (814) 824-1264
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Korac Timon
Family Service Representative
Erie Diocesan Cemeteries

Phone: 814-838-7724
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James Tometsko
Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1189
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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The Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman, S.T.D., S.S.L
Bishop Emeritus
Administration

Phone: (814) 824-1274
Fax: (814) 824-1124
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Erin Tubbs
Executive Assistant
Catholic Charities

Phone: (814) 824-1251
Fax: (814) 824-1264
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John Warus
Staff Accountant
Financial Services

Phone: (814) 824-1183
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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Deacon Stephen J. Washek
Executive Director
Faith Formation
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1215
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Anne-Marie Welsh
Director of Communications/ Editor Faith magazine
Faith magazine
Communications

Phone: (814) 824-1167
Fax: (814) 824-1170
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Kate Whiteford
Director
Chastity Education and Curriculum Assistant
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1259
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Pat Wierbinski
Administrative Assistant
Office of the Tribunal
Matrimonial Concerns and Tribunal

Phone: (814) 824-1150
Fax: (814) 824-1149
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Brenda Williams
Sales/Circulation/Office Manager
Faith magazine
Communications

Phone: (814) 824-1161
Fax: (814) 824-1170
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Ella Zawacki
Administrative Assistant
Catholic Schools
Education

Phone: (814) 824-1241
Fax: (814) 824-1239
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Cindy Zemcik
Coordinator
Protection of Children & Youth

Phone: (814) 824-1195
Fax: (814) 824-1181
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