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.

The St. Marys Senior Little League Baseball Senior League All-Stars put together an exciting run,...
The St. Marys Little League Baseball Senior League All-Stars opened play in the Pa. State...
The St. Marys American Legion Post 103 squad would have needed to beat undefeated Albion twice on...
On March 14, 2012, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law a contentious piece of legislation...