Cause for the Canonization of 

Servant of God 

Demetrius Gallitzin

"Apostle of the Alleghenies"




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2006 Prince Gallitzin Cross Award Recipient

Dr. Gerald R. Robinson of Immaculate Conception Parish, Lock Haven “has been blessed with a life long of quantity of years and rich in qualities of faith and service,” according to Father Daniel J. O’Neill, pastor.  A “lifelong and stalwart Catholic,” Dr. Robinson has served as organist and choir director at Lock Haven’s Saint Agnes Parish, organist at Immaculate Conception Parish, first pastoral council president at Immaculate Conception, an d has been active in Pre - Cana Marriage Preparation, and the local Emmaus Social Service Ministry.  Father O’Neill calls Dr. Robinson, now retired from Lock Haven University “the patriarch of Immaculate Conception Parish” and someone who shares “the evangelizing spirit and commitment to youth demonstrated by Prince Gallitzin.”

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