National Spiritual Director

V. Rev. Archpriest Father Marijan Procyk Протоєрей Мар’ян Процик

Born June 18,  1952 in Marićka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Yugoslavia).

Studied Philosophy and Theology in Visoko and Sarajevo (Bosnia), Zagreb (Croatia), Rome (Italy).

Married to Marija Petelj (+November 29, 2006), 6 children: Phillip, Alexander, Stephen, Maria Franka, Nadia Lubov and Joseph Andrew (+June1, 2014).

Ordained deacon by Bishop Isydor Borecky in Castelgandolfo (Rome) in October, 1980; Ordained into priesthood by Patriarch and Cardinal Josyf Slipy in Castelgandolfo (Rome) on November 21, 1980. Made Archpriest June 8, 2005 by Bishop Basil Losten.

Served as Chaplain of St. Sophia Relig. Assn, Philadelphia, PA (1980-1988); Chaplain of OSBM Sisters, Philadelphia, PA (1982); Administrator of St. Josaphat, New Britain, CT (1988-1990); Administrator of St. Michael, Terryville, CT (1990); Pastor of St. Nicholas, Buffalo, NY (1990-present).Director of Apostleship of Prayer for Stamford Eparchy (1991); Protopresbyter of Buffalo Deanery (1996-2014); Member of Presbyteral Council (1996-2010); Spiritual Director of LUC Niagara Frontier (1995-present); Spiritual Director of LUC National Board (2003-present); Member of St. Sophia Relig. Assn (2010-present)

His Chess strength is of the Expert (around 2100). He organized 2 invitational tournaments. One honoring Patriarch Joseph Slipyj (1982) and another honoring Prof. Stepan A. M. Popel (1984) publishing booklets with all games and commentaries, later publishing 2 more booklets from USCAK Tournaments for 1986 and 1988. He was also conducting yearly USCAK Tournaments for a few years.

Father Marijan is well know and loved for his caring and generous heart, for his leadership and hard work, for his deep devotion to his faith and to the people under his spiritual care.

Народився в. с. Маричка, Боснія 18. Червня 1952 р.

Студював у Сараєво, Боснія і Рим, Італія. Одружений. 6-ро дітей. Жінка Маруся упокоїлася 2006 рокy. Син Йосиф помер 2014 р. Висвятився на Студіоні, в Кастельґандолфо біля Риму
21. Листопада 1980. Святитель: Патріярх Йосиф.

Був у домі Св. Софії у Філядельфії 8 років. Адміністратором ц. Св. Йосафата в Ню Брітен 2 роки а від 1990 парохом церкви. Св. Миколая в Боффало.Духовник Ліґи Українців Католиків в США

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