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The Members of the Holy Synod of the OCCA

Right Reverend (Mgr) Gregorios Mboa Pem Andre
Right Reverend (Dom) Jorge Dos Santos Costa
Right Reverend (Mar) Stephen F. Duncan
Right Reverend Anthony (Edmund E. Kubiak)
Right Reverend John F. Newbauer
Right Reverend Elizabeth (Lynn E. Walker)

Clergy of the OCCA in alphabetical order with the bishop whose stole the are under:
(Click for list of clergy by location)

Rev. Robert Aitchison; Springwood, Queensland, Australia (Bishop Stephen)  

Rev. Susan Auvinen, Lakewood, WA (Bishop Elizabeth)

V. Rev. Martin Baskin; Fort Worth, TX (Bishop Anthony)

Rt. Rev. James J. Brigl; Fort Wayne, IN (Bishop John)
(Also serves as a bishop for Catholic Diocese of the One Spirit)

V. Rev. Michael R. Cabler; Los Angeles, CA (Bishop Stephen)

Rt. Rev. Skylar Jordan Campbel; Punta Gorda, FL (Bishop Elizabeth)
(Retired Chor-Bishop)

V. Rev. Richard Cleaver; St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands (Bishop Elizabeth)

Rev. James Donadio; Palm Springs, FL

Rt. Rev. Jorge Dos Santos Costa; Salvador, Brazil

Rt. Rev. Stephen F. Duncan; Galveston, TX
Synod  Email:
Chapel of Holy Wisdom

Rev. Craig Dunn  Ashtabul, OH (Bishop Elizabeth)

Rev. Michael S. Green; Alton, IL (Bishop Anthony)

Rev. Janna Dorothy Huss Ward (Bishop Elizabeth)

Br. Michael T. Kierpiec; Chicago, IL (Bishop Stephen)

Rt. Rev. David Kotajarvi; Green Bay (Bishop John)

Rt. Rev. Anthony (Edmund E. Kubiak); Ellisville, MO
Synod  Email:

Rev. Raphael Leh; Albuquerque, NM (Bishop Elizabeth)

Rev. Barry Lillis; Niagara Falls, NY (Bishop Elizabeth)

Rev. Deacon Phil Loveless; San Diego, CA (Bishop John)

Rt. Rev. Betty McManus; Milwaukee, WI

Rev. Matyas (Louis) Molnar; Toronto, Canada (Bishop Stephen)
Orthodox Community of the Holy Phoenix

Rt. Rev. John F. Newbauer; Fort Wayne, IN
Synod  Email:
St. Mary Magdala's Church and Spiritual Center

Rev. Cyril Owambo; Middletown, NY (Bishop Elizabeth)

Rev. William A. Payne; Pachuca. Hidalgo, Mexico (Bishop Stephen)
Capilla Epifania (Chapel of the Epiphany)

Rev. Armantina R. Pelaez; Fairview, NJ (Bishop Elizabeth)

Rev. Minerva Peace Eagle  Oconomowoc, WI (Bishop John)

V. Rev. Clifford J. Polubinsky  Fort Wayne, IN (Bishop John)
St. Mary Magdala's Church and Spiritual Center

Rev. Mother Charlene Rorick; New Haven, IN (Bishop John)
St. Mary Magdala's Church and Spiritual Center

Rt. Rev. Michael Sherbert Seward, NE (Bishop Elizabeth)
(Also serves as bishop for the Progressive Episcopal Church)

Rev. Father Carl E. Sinyard, Dallas, TX (Bishop Stephen)

Rev. Onam (Chip) Smith Daytona Beach, FL (Bishop Elizabeth)

V. Rev. Giles Spoonhour; Garrison , NY (Bishop Elizabeth)

Rev. Thomas P. Stapleford, Mercersburg, PA (Bishop Stephen)

V. Rev. MariaAlene VanValkenburg, Fort Wayne, IN (Bishop John)

Rev. Father Roger W. Vaughn, Yonkers, NY (Bishop John)

Rt. Rev. Andrew Vitale, Loves Park, IL (Bishop John )

Rt. Rev. Elizabeth (Lynn E. Walker); New York, NY
Synod  Email:
St. John of Kronstadt Center

Rev. David Constantine Wright; Athens, GA (Bishop Stephen)

Rev. John A. Yoegel; Greenwich, CT (Bishop Elizabeth)

Rt. Rev. Peter (Robert Zahrt); Fort Wayne, IN (retired archbishop) (Bishop John)

Clergy in the African Dioceses of Cameroon and Nigeria may be contacted through their local bishops listed below.


Bishops and the Clergy Assigned to Their Care

Bishop Gregorios (Mboua Pem Andre)
skype mgrdemetrios
Tel 00237 699.80.65.46
Box.Postal 1199 Yaounde Cameroon



Mar Stephen

Bishop Jorge Costa
Diocese Catolic Ortodoxa de Todos Santos OCCA (Salvador, Bahia, Brazil)


Mar Stephen

Bishop Stephen F. Duncan
(also responsible for those beyond the continental USA)

Rev. Robert Aitchison  Springwood, Queensland, Australia
V. Rev. Michael R. Cabler Los Angeles, CA
Br. Michael Kierpiec Chicago, IL
Rev. Matyas (Louis) Molnar Toronto, Canada
Rev. William A. Payne Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico
Rev. Carl E. Sinyard  Dallas, TX
Rev. Thomas Stapleford Mercersburg, PA
Rev. David Constantine Wright Athens, GA

Bishop Anthony

Bishop Anthony (Edmund Kubiak)
(also Secretary to the Synod)

V. Rev. Martin Baskin Fort Worth, TX
Rev. Michael S. Green Alton, IL

Bishop John

Bishop John F. Newbauer
(also responsible for formation)

Rev. James Brigl Ft. Wayne, IN
Rt. Rev. David Kotajarvi Green Bay, WI
Rev. Joan North Fort Wayne, IN
V. Rev. Clifford J. Polubinsky  Fort Wayne, IN
Rev.Charlene Rorick New Haven, IN
V. Rev. MariaAlene VanValkenburg Fort Wayne, IN
Rev. Andrew Vitale Loves Park, IL
Rt. Rev. Peter (Robert Zahrt) Fort Wayne, retired archbishop IN

Bishop Elizabeth

Bishop Elizabeth (Lynn E. Walker)
(also responsible for monastics)

V. Rev. Richard Cleaver St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Rev. Craig Dunn  Ashtabul, OH
Rev. Laura Emerson Spring Hill, FL
Rev. Raphael Leh, Albuquerque, NM
Rev. Barry Lillis Niagra Falls, NY
Rev. Michael Moss  Spartanburg, SC
Rev. Cyril Owambo Middletown, NY
Rev. Michael Sherbert Seward, NE
Rev. Onam (Chip) Smith Cape Coral, FL
V. Rev. Giles Spoonhour Garrison, NY
Rev. John A. Yoegel Greenwich, CT

Communities in Full Communion with the OCCA:

Catholic Apostolic Church in North America (CACINA)
Bishop Carl Purvenas-Smith, OSB, is the bishop in charge of ecumenical relations.

Caribbean Orthodox Catholic Church
Bishop Wisler Marcelus, COCC Caribbean Diocese.

Orthodox Catholic Church of Africa (Diocese of Nigeria) A Regional group within OCCA
Bishop Ewurun Celestine, OCCN St. Benedict Orthodox Catholic Church, Asaba, Nigeria


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