May 7 – Alexis of Wilkes-Barre; Albert of Bergamo

Alexis of Wilkes-Barre (1853–1909), born in Slovakia (in the Austro-Hungarian Empire) to a Greek Catholic priest and his matushka (or equivalent), attended seminary, got married (tragically his wife and child died very early), and became a priest. In time he accepted an invitation from the Ruthenian Catholic Church in the United States, and was soon… Continue reading May 7 – Alexis of Wilkes-Barre; Albert of Bergamo