Skip to main content

Most Rev. Lawrence T. Persico ordained as 10th Bishop of Erie

October 7, 2012

Photo by Anne-Marie Welsh Bishop Donald Trautman is shown praying as Bishop-elect Persico lies prostrate on the altar during the litany of saints just prior to the ordination prayer.

Live television coverage of the ordination of Bishop Lawrence Thomas Persico revealed a humanity that is already endearing him to the northwest Pennsylvania flock he will now shepherd.  It was all part of a joyous day on which the 10th man in the 159-year history of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie became its new bishop.

Elk County Catholic's Nicole Florio medaled at the PIAA Class AA Track and Field Championships...
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders picked up their first win of the postseason with a 14-4 five-...
The 2014-2015 Spring Athletic Awards Program was held at Elk County Catholic High School on...
Jeffrey Scott Buck Jr., an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter with Lawrence Township Fire Company,...