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Edward Mazich Ordained to Priesthood

 Edward Mazich Ordained to Priesthood Monday, July 16, 2001

 Edward M. Mazich, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, was ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, July 14 by the Most Rev. Anthony G. Bosco, Bishop of Greensburg, in the Archabbey Basilica.

Father Edward is the son of Alice (Connolley) Mazich of Danville and the late John Mazich.

Edward Mazich, O.S.B.

He attended St. Joseph in Danville, and is a 1990 graduate of Danville Area High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from Penn State University in 1994. He received a master of arts degree in theology from Saint Vincent Seminary in May of 1998. He is a member of Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and Phi Beta Kappa. In 2000 he began graduate studies at the Biblicum in Rome.

Brother Edward made his simple profession of vows July 10, 1995 at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica, and his solemn profession of vows on July 11, 1998. He was ordained to the diaconate on April 10, 2000 by Bishop J. Kevin Boland of Savannah.

At Saint Vincent, he has served as an assistant to the sacristan (1994-1998), assistant to the master of ceremonies (1995-1998), computer lab tutor in the Computer and Information Science Department of Saint Vincent College (1995-1997) and instructor in the Mathematics Department (1997).

He is one of six children. His sister is Theresa Mazich of Palo Alto, California; and his brothers are Paul Mazich of Yorktown, Virginia; Richard Mazich of Fleetwood, John Mazich of Potter's Mills; and James Mazich of Hellertown.

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