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


  • Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton, Diocese of Steubenville


  • Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archdiocese of Chicago
  • Metropolitan-Archbishop Borys Gudziak, Ukrainian Archeparchy of Philadelphia
  • Bishop John M. Botean, Romanian Greek Catholic Eparchy of St. George in Canton
  • Bishop Robert Fisher, Auxiliary Bishop of Archdiocese of Detroit
  • Bishop Donald J. Hying, Diocese of Madison
  • Bishop Edward C. Malesic, Diocese of Greensburg
  • Bishop Witold Mrozieweski, Auxiliary Bishop of Diocese of Brooklyn
  • Bishop Gerald L. Vincke, Diocese of Salina


  • Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv, Archdiocese of Atlanta
  • Bishop Patrick J. Zurek, Diocese of Amarillo
  • Mr. Patrick Markey, Executive Director, Diocesan Financial Management Conference