Dear Cantor:

It is now almost summer and preparations are well underway for the 85th Annual Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Perpetual Help at Mount Saint Macrina in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. The Pilgrimage will take place beginning Friday, August 30, 2019 through and including Monday, September 2, 2019.

You are once again cordially invited to be a part of this special event in the life of the Byzantine Catholic Metropolitan Church in the United States.

How can you participate?

To streamline the process for the 2019 Annual Pilgrimage, we are asking Cantors interested in singing to complete the Online Cantor Participation Form located on the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh’s website.

The form is located at:

Please complete the Online Form and submit your response by Friday, July 19, 2019.

May God bless you with continued health, happiness, and good voice, and may the Most Holy Theotokos continue to protect you as you serve in this valuable ministry of our Church.


Joseph K. Ferenchick, MBA
Member, Inter-Eparchial Commission for Sacred Music

Head Cantor, Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of our Lady of Perpetual Help – Uniontown, PA

Cantor, Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church – Philadelphia, PA