Romanian Episcopate

Romanian Episcopate

Contact Information

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Office: 517-522-4800
Fax: 517-522-5907

Diocesan Chancery

2535 Grey Tower Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Mailing Address

PO Box 309
Grass Lake, MI 49240-0309

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Solia - The Herald (The official publication of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, published in the Romanian and English languages since 1936.)

Solia - The Herald is currently published bi-monthly. Annual Subscriptions are available for: $15 US; $20 Canada; $25 Other Countries.

Archdeacon David Oancea
Secretary / English Editor
PO Box 185
Grass Lake, MI 49240-0185
Office: 517-522-3656
Fax: 517-522-5907

Episcopate Council

The Most Reverend Nathaniel
Archbishop of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate

The Right Reverend Irineu
Bishop of Dearborn Heights

V. Rev. Fr. Laurence Lazar

Rev. Hieromonk Calinic (Berger) PhD

V. Rev. Fr. Ionel Cudritescu (Toronto, ONT)
V. Rev. Dr. Remus Grama (Cleveland, OH)
Rev. Fr. Cosmin Sicoe (Regina, SK, St. George)

Clergy Members

Fr. Cosmin Antonescu (Portland, OR)
Clergy Alternates

Dr. Horia Draghiciu (Indianapolis, IN)
Lucian Fogoros (Cleveland, OH)
Paul Scales (Colleyville, TX)
George Fatsy (Easton, CT)
Tom Rosco (Dearborn Hts., MI)
Virgil David Maxim (Southfield, MI)
Ionel Maiogan (Chicago, IL, St. Mary)
Constanta Korulchuk (St. Paul, MN)
Virginia Murray (Regina, SK, St. Nicholas)
Paul Laroque (Winnipeg, MB)

Lay Members

Flavius Borz (Hollywood, FL)
Tom Moga (Dearborn Hts., MI)

Lay Alternates


Lucy Pop
ARFORA President

James M. Carabina
Orthodox Brotherhood USA President

Rodney Flunder
Orthodox Brotherhood of Canada President

Chancery Staff

Rev. Archdeacon David Oancea
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Mr. Mark Chestnut
Financial Secretary / Assistant Treasurer
517-522 3598
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Rev. Hierodeacon Sebastian (DumitraƟcu)
Administrative Assistant
517-522-4800, Ext. 215
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Mr Richard C. Grabowski
Administrative Assistant Business Manager - Dept. of Publications
517-522-4800, Ext. 205
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Episcopate Consultants to the OCA

V. Rev. Dr. Remus Grama
OCA Evangelization / Romanian Immigrant, Mission Consultants
OCA External Affairs

Episcopate Institutions

Monastery of the Transfiguration
321 Monastery Lane Ellwood City, PA 16117-6531
Phone: 724-758-4002

Monastery of the Dormition of the Mother of God
3389 Rives Eaton Rd. Rives Junction, MI 49277-9739
Phone: 517-569-2873

Monastery of the Ascension of the Lord
23300 W. Davison St. Detroit, MI 48223-3031
Phone: 313-592-0570