4265 13th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Fl 33713
727 323-4022 (Phone)
727 323-8351 (Fax)
Father Bob was born in Freeland, PA. and was baptized at the oldest Ruthenian Church in the US, St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church. He was ordained in 1979 and had his first assignment here at St. Therese Church. Later he served as the first resident pastor in Rosewell, Georgia and also in Ft. Meyers, Florida. He later served in Beaver Meadows, PA., and a mission church in Sheppton, PA. He then served in Ormond Beach, Florida and a mission parish in Jacksonville, Florida. In 1996 he returned to his first church, St. Therese. He enjoys gardening, the outdoors, the ocean, and especially walking his Samoyed friends.
John Magulick was born in Youngstown, Ohio and attended St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church. He served as an altar boy and began cantoring at age 10. John graduated from Youngstown State University in 1978 with a B.A. in Communications. In 1981, he moved to Florida and has attended St. Therese ever since. His wife, Lorraine, is from Niles, Ohio. They have three children, John Paul, Elizabeth, and Nicholas. They are blessed with several grandchildren. He enjoys music and golf.
Dr. Carole Medvesky began singing in the church choir at age 5 at St. Michael's Greek Catholic Church in South Fork, Pennsylvania. It was there that she learned the Divine Liturgy in Slavonic. In 1983, she joined St. Therese Church, sang alto in the choir and learned the Tropars and Kondaks. In 1996, she began substituting for the head cantor at both Saturday and Sunday Liturgies. Today Dr. Carole still sings alto each Sunday and serves as lead cantor when needed. She considers it an honor to sing the liturgy and is extremely proud of her Byzantine Catholic traditions and heritage. She maintains, "Sunset Smiles," a private dental practice in Clearwater, Florida.