Diocese of Erie, PA

Welcome to the Erie, PA Diocesan Division of the
World Apostolate of Fatima U.S.A.
Our Lady’s Blue Army”

We operate under the ecclesiastical authority of
Most Reverend Lawrence T. Persico, JCL, Bishop of Erie

Spiritual Director:
Father Jerry Priscaro, 814-464-6913, frjpriscaro@yahoo.com
Assistant Spiritual Director
Father Mark Solomon

Leadership Team
John A Kostrubanic, President, 814-474-2753 – waoff@yahoo.com
John Walsh, Vice-President, 814-868-1100
Walter M Jakopac, Treasurer, 814-677-3853
Marilee Hylant, Secretary, 814-774-2758
Bonnie Housler, Board Member, 814-834-3124
Kristin Stravinsky, Board Member, 903-495-2020 – stravs2plus3@yahoo.com
Bill Sockey, Board Member, 814-354-2052 – wsockey@bluearmy.com
Dionne Orner, Board Member, 914-486-1136
Rodney A Housler, Board Member

You are welcome to contact any member of our Leadership Team with questions or comments.

Sixteenth Annual Retreat – Saturday, Novemer 10, 2018
This year’s retreat will be graced by the presence of the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima.

St. Mary of Grace Church – 1085 Water St., Meadville, PA 16335
Includes three talks, a film, and Mass of Anticipation at 4:00 pm.
Donation – Individual $13.00 Household $20.00
Registration at 10:00 am. Retreat begins at 11:00 am.
Retreatmaster – Father Jerry Priscaro – Erie Division Spiritual Director & Priest in Residence for St. Ann church in Erie.
Guest Speaker – E. William Sockey, III – National Pilgrim Virgin Statue Custodian.
Please call 814-790-2002 to make your reservation by November 5, 2018.
Additional donations accepted for lunch, or bring your own bag lunch.
Erie 2018 Retreat Flyer Please print and circulate this flyer as far and as wide as you can.

Erie PA Newsletter – Fall 2018 – September through December

Prayer Cells

For information about World Apostolate of Fatima Prayer Cells in our diocese, please click here: Prayer Cells.

Home Enthronement
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