Camp Administration

His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, Diocesan Bishop

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His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, is the spirtual leader of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese, which maintains offices at 312 Garfield Street, Johnstown, Pennsylvania,  15906.

His Grace, Bishop Gregory was consecrated as Bishop and enthroned as the Ruling Hierarch of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA  on November 27, 2012.

His Grace celebrates his Name's Day  (St. Gregory Palamas) on November 14/27.

Under His Grace's care is our Diocesan Christ the Saviour Seminary, also in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, which trains future priests and deacons of our Diocese.  In addition, the Diocese maintains Camp Nazareth Youth and Retreat Center in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

Bishop Gregory also serves as Episcopal Liaison to the Orthodox Christian Fellowship and Chairman of Committee for Agencies and Endorsed Organizations of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America.


Very Fr. Stephen Loposky, Camp Administrator

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Very Rev. Stephen Loposky was ordained to the holy priesthood on July 12, 1998 by His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos of blessed memory, the ruling hierarch of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA at that time.

He served as the parish priest for St. Mary’s Orthodox Church in Corning, NY for 11 years before being assigned as the Administrator of Camp Nazareth in 2009. Camp Nazareth is the Youth Camp for the Carpatho-Russian Diocese.

Fr. Stephen was subsequently appointed as the Director of Youth for his Diocese. He lives at Camp Nazareth with his wife, Pani Daria, and their 4 children -- Samuel, Joshua, Nicholas and Anna.