Cause for the Canonization of 

Servant of God 

Demetrius Gallitzin

"Apostle of the Alleghenies"




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Opening Session of the Diocesan Inquiry - Program

Opening Session 
The Cause of Canonization 
The Servant of God
Demetrius A. Gallitzin

The Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel
Loretto, Pennsylvania

Three O'clock in the Afternoon
Sunday, March 11, 2007


Ministers of the Liturgy

Presider and Homilist
Most Reverend Joseph V. Adamec, D.D.

Presbyters of the Diocese

Deacon Michael Condor
Deacon Gene Neral
Deacon John Sroka

Lou Lessard
Mary Lessard

Monica Hogue

Ann Sutton

Gift Bearers
Frank and Betty Seymour

Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel

Hospitality Ministers
Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel

Masters of Ceremonies
Deacon Robert Bailey, Episcopal
Reverend Aron Maghsoudi, Cathedral


Officials for the Diocesan Inquiry

Bishop's Delegate
Reverend Monsignor Michael Servinsky, V.G.

Mr. Frank Seymour
Mrs. Betty Seymour

Theological Commission
Reverend Monsignor Timothy Swope, V.F., Rector
Very Reverend Father Christian Oravac, T.O.R.
Reverend Father Demetrius Dumm, O.S.B.
Reverend Father John Slovikovski

Historical Commission
Mr. Matthew Bunson
Dr. John Coleman
Reverend Father Albert Ledoux
Dr. Stephen Rombouts

Promoter of Justice
Reverend Father Angelo Patti

Mrs. Teresa Stayer, Chancellor

Vice Notaries
Deacon Robert Bailey
Mrs. Kathleen Kruise


Brief Biography of Demetrius A. Gallitzin


Taken from the Decree Naming Saint Michael the Archangel a Minor Basilica of the Catholic Church.
September 9, 1996