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.)

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July 2018

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Mr. 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 Andrei
Bishop of Cleveland
Auxiliary to the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America

V. Rev. Fr. Laurence Lazar

Thomas Rosco

V. Rev. Liviu Alexandrescu (Montreal, QC)
V. Rev. Remus Grama (Cleveland, OH)
V. Rev. Ionut Tudor Maerean (Kitchener, ON)
V. Rev. Ian Pac-Urar (Fairlawn, OH)

Clergy Members

V. Rev. George Ursache (Chicago, IL)
Clergy Alternates

Patricia Bratulescu (Frederick, CO)
Dan Constantinescu (Houston, TX)
Ioan Haba (Toronto, ON)
Paul Laroque (Winnipeg, MB)
Ionel Maiogan (Chicago, IL)
Corina Phillips (Fairlawn, OH)
John Pop, Jr (Chicago, IL)
Vasile Popovici (Anaheim, CA)
Silviu Sandru (Canton, OH)

Lay Members

Olivia Napariu (Indianapolis, IN)
Lucian Rosu (Walker, MI)

Lay Alternates


Adelina Balog
ARFORA President

Mark Kalugar
Orthodox Brotherhood USA President

Chancery Staff

Mr. David Oancea
Vicar of Central States

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Mr. Mark Chestnut
Financial Secretary / Assistant Treasurer
517-522 3598
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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 Ascension of the Lord
23300 W. Davison St. Detroit, MI 48223-3031
Phone: 313-592-0570

Monastery of the Holy Resurrection
48600 Via Vaquero Rd Temecula, California 92590-3366
Phone: 951-972-8924

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