Archbishop Herman Resumes Full Responsibilities Following Minor Stroke

His Eminence, Archbishop HERMAN of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania has resumed his regular full schedule of duties in early July after suffering what has been described as a slight stroke on Tuesday, June 13, 2000.

According to the Very Rev. John Kowalczyk, spokesman for the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania, Archbishop HERMAN had undergone a series of tests during the last half of June. Results of an MRI were received on Monday, July 3 indicated that the Archbishop had not sustained any further damage.

“His Eminence is not in need of further treatment other than medication, and has been able to resume his usual busy schedule,” Father Kowalczyk added.

In addition to his duties in the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania, Archbishop HERMAN is currently serving as Interim Treasurer of the Orthodox Church in America.

Faithful may still send cards and greetings to Archbishop HERMAN, PO Box 130, South Canaan, PA 18459.