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Rev. Michael Sciberras

Rev. Michael Sciberras

Born in Detroit, Fr. Michael Sciberras’ home parish was Holy Trinity. He attended Assumption College, Windsor, Ontario; University of Detroit; Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit; St. John Provincial Seminary, Detroit; and the former St. Francis Seminary, Loretto.

Fr. Mike was ordained to the priesthood May 13, 1967, at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg, by Bishop William G. Connare.

His pastoral appointments included: parochial vicar, former St. Cajetan Parish, Monessen, 1967-68, and St. Regis Parish, Trafford, 1968, and 1971-74; pastor, former St. John the Baptist Parish, Heilwood, and its former chapels in Alverda and Cameron’s Bottom, 1974-83, former Holy Rosary Parish, Republic, 1983-92, Immaculate Conception Parish, Connellsville, and its former chapel in Dawson, 1992-2001, and Our Lady, Queen of Peace Parish, East Vandergrift, 2001-08. He was named senior priest active with pastoral responsibilities at St. James the Greater Parish, Apollo, and Our Lady, Queen of Peace Parish, East Vandergrift.  A veteran of the U.S. Army, he retired July 1, 2015. 

His diocesan appointments were spiritual director, diocesan Cursillo Movement, 1971-90; assistant principal, Greensburg Central Catholic High School, 1968-69; and chaplain and instructor, Seton Hill College, Greensburg, 1969-71. 

Since February 1, 2019, Fr. Mike has served as Senior Priest Active for both Christ the King Parish and St. Gertrude Parish, Vandergrift.  He resides at the parish rectory of Our Lady, Queen of Peace, East Vandergrift.