Parish Administration

Metropolitan Gregory of Nyssa, Diocesan Bishop

Voice: (814) 539-9143
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His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, is the spirtual leader of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese, which maintains offices at 312 Garfield Street, Johnstown, Pennsylvania,  15906.

His Eminence, Metropolitan Gregory was consecrated as Bishop and enthroned as the Ruling Hierarch of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA  on November 27, 2012.

His Grace celebrates his Name's Day  (St. Gregory Palamas) on November 14/27.

Under His Grace's care is our Diocesan Christ the Saviour Seminary, also in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, which trains future priests and deacons of our Diocese.  In addition, the Diocese maintains Camp Nazareth Youth and Retreat Center in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

Bishop Gregory also serves as Episcopal Liaison to the Orthodox Christian Fellowship and Chairman of Committee for Agencies and Endorsed Organizations of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America.


Rev. Fr. Daniel Vaskalis, Parish Priest

Rectory Phone Number: 703-368-5621


On August 1st, 2019 we welcomed Fr. Daniel Vaskalis as our new Parish Priest at Nativity of Our Lord Orthodox Church.  Fr. Daniel grew up attending St. Michael’s Orthodox Church in  Freeland, PA. and is a graduate of Christ the Saviour Seminary, Johnstown, PA. Fr. Daniel was Ordained to the Priesthood on Sunday October 18, 2015.