Cause for the Canonization of 

Servant of God 

Demetrius Gallitzin

"Apostle of the Alleghenies"




Who was Demetrius Gallitzin?

Catholic Register - Biographical Sketch

Intercessory  Prayer

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Help Fund the Cause

Prince Gallitzin Cross Awards


Places to Visit

Books, Letters and Articles

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How is one declared a saint?



1997 Prince Gallitzin Cross Award Recipients

Mr. Fred Angus
St. John Vianney-Mundy’s Corner

Mrs. Rose Ann Farabaugh 
Christ the King, Barnesboro

Sister Mary Brenda Helis, S.C. 
Director Pastoral Services - Laurel Crest Manor

Mrs. Kathrine Newcomer 
St. Anthony, Windber

Most Rev. Louis J. Secondo, T.O.R. V
Mount Carmel, Altoona 

Reverend Paul Thomas
Senior Priest

Mr. Frank Thompson 
Holy Rosary, Juniata

Mrs. Mary Engelman 
St. Rose of Lima, Altoona

Mrs. Rita Gargula 
Most Holy Trinity, Huntingdon

Rev. Mr. Robert A. Killoren 
Good Shepherd, State College

Mrs. Michelle Ann Rodgers 
St. John the Baptist, Portage 

Mrs. Mary Ann Spychalski 
Our Lady of Victory, State College

Mrs. Charleen Thompson 
Holy Rosary, Juniata

Dr. Donald Walukas, Ph.D. 
Saints Philip & James, Meyersdale