Saints Peter & Paul Orthodox Church
An OCA Parish
Lorain, Ohio
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Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church
2238 East 32nd Street
Lorain, Ohio 44055
V. Rev. Archpriest Joseph McCartney

Fr. Joseph was born and raised in Florida, where he joined the Orthodox Church in 1999. In 2005 he moved to Pennsylvania where he attended St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary. He was ordained to the holy priesthood in 2009 and was assigned to Ss. Peter & Paul  as rector on January 1, 2015. Fr Joseph and Matushka Maura have three children: Anna, Sarah and Justin.



Very Rev. Mitred Archpriest Basil Stoyka, Pastor Emeritus

Fr. Basil is a native of Pennsylvania. He attended St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary and graduated in 1966. After his first assignment in Black Lick, PA, Fr. Basil was assigned as rector of Ss. Peter & Paul in 1968 where he served faithfully until he retired at the end of 2014. Fr. Basil still lives in Lorain with Matushka Nadean and is attached to Ss. Peter & Paul.

Fr. Basil was elevated to the rank of Mitred Archpriest on Saturday, September 9th, 2023 by Archbishop Daniel of Chicago.





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          6:00 PM - Great Vespers followed by the Sacrament of Confession


          9:00 AM - 3rd & 6th Hour

          9:30 AM - Divine Liturgy


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