Cause for the Canonization of 

Servant of God 

Demetrius Gallitzin

"Apostle of the Alleghenies"




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2007 Prince Gallitzin Cross Award Recipient

Thomas Strunk is director of logistics for the Saint Vincent DePaul Society - - Assumption Chapel Food Pantry in Altoona, and is a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, where he serves as a lector and an extraordinary minister of the Eucharist.

“Tom works tirelessly without regard for himself,” the nomination form stated.  “Tom cares for all people in need; His gift of charity is truly from the heart,” it was noted

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