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Who We Are


The Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central and Eastern Europe is composed of eight bishops. Each year, the subcommittee reviews and evaluates grant applications and makes funding decisions with the assistance of its staff.

Subcommittee Members


  • Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archdiocese of Chicago, IL
  • Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, O.F.M. Conv., Diocese of Savannah, GA
  • Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, Diocese of Albany, NY
  • Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton, Diocese of Steubenville, OH
  • Bishop Patrick J. Zurek, Diocese of Amarillo, TX
  • Bishop Donald J. Hying, Diocese of Gary, IN
  • Bishop John M. Botean, Romanian Greek Catholic Eparchy


  • Cardinal Adam Maida, Archbishop Emeritus of Detroit, MI 

National Staff

The national staff manages day-to-day operations, including allocations, education, and promotion.

Tetiana Stawnychy, Director
(202) 541-3401 

Vacant, Grants Specialist
(202) 541-3402

Elena Baydina, Grants Administrator
(202) 541-3238

Fax: 202-541-3460

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