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Father Richard J. Kosisko, Administrator

Father Teodoro Abner Cortezano                                                                    Email:

Bill Pospisil, Coordinator of Faith Formation

Mary Strucaly, Parish Secretary

Addy Evangeliste, Parish Bulletin and Website

Physical Address
170 School House Lane
Donegal, PA 15628

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 330
Donegal, PA 15628-0330

Phone: 724-593-7479
Fax: 724-593-5934

Father Richard (Rick) J. Kosisko
Administrator, St. Raymond of the Mountains

Fr. Rick.pngFather  Rick  is  no  stranger  to  the mountain or St. Raymond. Some of you may  remember  him  helping  with weddings, funerals, attending  parish events, etc.  During the  early 90s,  while a chaplain at  Seton  Hill, Father  Rick  was called upon  to help during  Lent  here  when a former pastor became  ill.  So,  he  would   come  every  week  to  offer assistance, and as you know,  he was here every year for Penance  Services.  He  is  definitely  not  a  stranger to our community. Father  Rick  was  born  February  25, 1958  in  Connellsville. He  attended   Immaculate  Conception  Parish  and  was educated at Conn-Area Catholic and Geibel Catholic High School. He earned a B.A. in Philosophy at St. Pius X, in Kentucky and a masters in Divinity (Theology) from Mary Immaculate in North Hampton, PA.  He was ordained a priest May  4, 1985.  He  attended  the  Catholic  University of America in  Washington, D.C., and  received a Licentiate  of  Canon  Law (JCL). He  has been a parochial vicar, administrator  pro tem, chaplain  and  pastor at numerous places  within  the  diocese.  He currently serves as pastor at St. Pius X and administrator of Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary both in Mount Pleasant. He has also served in many capacities within the  diocese  including  Defender of the Bond and Advocate on the Diocesan  Tribunal and Regional Clergy Moderator of Region IX.




Father Teodoro Abner Cortezano                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Parochial Vicar, St. Raymond of the Mountains

Father Cortezano was born April 10, 1966 in Tinambac, Camarines Sur, Philippines.  He grew up in Tierra Nevada, Tinambac, Tinambac, Camarines Sur.  He was educated at Bicol College of Arts and Trades, Holy Rosary Major Seminary in Naga City, Philippines.

Father Cortezano was ordained a priest on November 22, 1997

He has served as:

· Parochial Vicar at St. Raphael the Archangel, Pili, Camarines Sur from 1997-2001.

· Missionary at Diocese of Gizo, Solomon Islands from 2001-2004.

· Parish Priest at Our Lady of Guadalupe, Malawag, Nabua, Camarines Sur from 2005-2011.

· Parochial Vicar at Holy Cross, Nabua, Camarines Sur from 2011-2015.

· Archdiocese of New York, New York from 2015 to August 2017.