Ss. Cosmas & Damian Roman Catholic Church

Pastors

Reverend Father Herman Clement Wienker

Born: May 2, 1846 in Emsdetten, Germany
Ordained: March 28, 1869 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Founding Pastor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian – 1885-1903
Died: April 27, 1926 in DuBois, Pennsylvania


Reverend Monsignor John R. Link

Born: December 13, 1849 in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania
Ordained: August 6, 1875 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Pastor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian – 1903-1939
Died: April 3, 1939 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania


Reverend Monsignor Francis James Turner

Born: February 8, 1889 in Paterson, New Jersey
Ordained: June 29, 1921 in Paterson, New Jersey
Pastor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian – 1939-1957
Died: March 38, 1981 in Erie, Pennsylvania


Reverend Monsignor Joseph James Wehrle

Born: September 15, 1891 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
Ordained: October 28, 1915 in Rome, Italy
Pastor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian – 1957-1964
Died: December 25, 1967 in Butler, Pennsylvania


Reverend Father Joseph J. Wiley

Born: April 17, 1918 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Ordained: April 30, 1944 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Pastor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian – 1964-1970
Died: March 5, 1998 in Erie, Pennsylvania


Reverend Father Thomas John Miller

Born: February 25, 1931 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Ordained: May 10, 1956 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Pastor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian – 1970-1974
Part of Team Ministry


Reverend Father Patrick Joseph Healy

Born: May 28, 1939 in Oil City, Pennsylvania
Ordained: May 19, 1966 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Part of Team Ministry – 1970-1972
Died: June 17, 1999 in DuBois, Pennsylvania


Reverend Father Jerome Stanley Simmons

Born: March 7, 1941 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Ordained: May 18, 1968 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Part of Team Ministry – 1970-1974


Reverend Father David Findlay

Born: July 9, 1938 in Meadville, Pennsylvania
Ordained: May 1967 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Part of Team Ministry – 1972-1974
Died: May 28, 2008 in Erie, PA


Reverend Father Joseph Valentine Reszkowski

Born: June 20, 1928 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Ordained: May 27, 1954 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Pastor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian 1974-1976
Died: 2003 in Erie, Pennsylvania


Reverend Father Albert Joseph Book

Born: May 16, 1937 in Martinsville, West Virginia
Ordained: May 23, 1963 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Pastor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian – 1976-1987
Died: August 30, 2007 in Erie, Pennsylvania


Reverend Father John Francis Bauer

Born: March 13, 1940 in Wilmington, Delaware
Ordained: May 27, 1965 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Pastor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian – 2000-2006


Reverend Monsignor Joseph John Riccardo

Born: November 22, 1947 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
Ordained: May 16, 1975 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Pastor of Ss. Cosmas and Damian – 1987-2000
Returned to serve in 2006-present