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  • Rev. Stephen Leva

    Pastor

    Fr. Leva grew up in the Olney section of Philadelphia and came to us from Saint Alphonsus Parish in Maple Glen, PA. where he was the pastor. He was Ordained in 1988 for the Diocese of Arlington, VA and has served in four parishes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia before coming to St. Joseph’s.

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    Pastor
  • Rev. Anthony Rossi

    Parochial Vicar

    Fr. Rossi grew up in Roslyn, Montgomery County, and attended St. John of the Cross from kindergarten through eighth grade. He was ordained in 2009 and before coming to Downingtown served at St. David Parish and St. Jerome Parish. He came to St. Joseph in 2014.

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    Parochial Vicar
  • Rev. John E. Donia

    Resident

    Fr. Donia came to St. Joseph in July 2015. He is a resident here while serving as School Minister at Bishop Shanahan High School. He was ordained in 2007 and came here from Archbishop Ryan High School, where he was the School Minister, Theology Teacher, Yearbook moderator, and Spirit Week moderator.

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    Resident
  • Jim Bogdan

    Parish Deacon

    Deacon Bogdan came to St. Joseph Parish in 2012. He grew up in St. Alphonsus Parish in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Deacon Jim facilitates retreats, is active in our Adult Faith Formation program, and leads our Grief Support Program.

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    Parish Deacon
  • Ed Schiappa

    Parish Deacon

    Deacon Schiappa has been in the parish since 1979. He grew up in Holy Innocents Parish in Philadelphia and was ordained in 1997. In addition to visiting area nursing homes, he works with people who want to learn more about the Catholic faith and he is involved with Joseph’s People, a ministry for those who are unemployed or under-employed.

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    Parish Deacon
  • Allan Anderson

    Business Manager

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    Business Manager
  • Allen Austin

    Youth Ministry Director

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    Youth Ministry Director
  • Roe DeRitis

    Parish Secretary

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    Parish Secretary
  • Mary Beth Mostyn

    Administrative Assistant

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    Administrative Assistant
  • Anna Kozlowska

    Elder Care Ministry

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    Elder Care Ministry
  • Mary Ann Korpics

    Assistant to the DRE

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    Assistant to the DRE
  • Denny Luminella

    Maintenance Supervisor

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    Maintenance Supervisor
  • Dodie Milano

    Receptionist

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    Receptionist
  • Carol Orphanos

    Bookkeeper

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    Bookkeeper
  • Kathy Thomas

    Director of Religious Education

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    Director of Religious Education
  • Becky Matakas

    Parish Ministries Coordinator

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    Parish Ministries Coordinator

Events
  • Jan18

    2019 March for Life

    The Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring 2 buses to the March for Life on Jan. 18th. The buses will depart from the St. Joe's...
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  • Jan20

    Basketball Free Throw Contest

    The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring its annual Basketball Free Throw contest on Sunday, January 20th after the 10:30 Mass.  Held in the school gym. ...
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  • Feb9

    Safe Environment Training

    Safe Environment Training will be held at the PMC, located at the back of the school. To attend, please register at www.virtus.org.
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