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Father Ivan Turyk – Father Ivan Turyk was born in the village of Sniatynka, near Drohobych, Ukraine. He emigrated from Ukraine and entered St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Seminary in Washington DC in 1999. Father Ivan was ordained to the priesthood by Metropolitan Archbishop Stefan Soroka on July 13, 2003. Following his ordination, he was assigned to the Archeparchial Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia. On September 1, 2005, Father Ivan was assigned as administrator of St. Stephen Parish in Toms River NJ, and St. Nicholas Parish in Millville NJ. Metropolitan Archbishop Stefan Soroka assigned Father Ivan Turyk as of September 1, 2010 to our parish.
In the church:
Reverend Deacon Paul Makar Jr. – a chemist, father, and husband; permanent Deacon Paul has served here since he was ordained in 1987.
Anna Makar – parish secretary, Anna is our parish’s main contact person.
Alla Korostil – is the director of our fine Choir “Boyan.”
Kenneth and Nancy Bialkowski – husband and wife, they lead the responses as cantors for the Sunday 11:30 AM Liturgy.
Melanie Fedynyshyn – leads the responses for the Saturday 5 PM Liturgy
In the school:
Lissette Shumny– principal at the parish school