Staff at Saint Paul of the Cross Parish

Deacon Philip Martorano

Deacon Philip Martorano


Deacon Martorano was ordained a Deacon in June of 2013 and has served at Saint Oscar Romero Parish (formerly Saint Patrick), Canonsburg, since his ordination. He also served several nursing homes in that area.
A native of Glendale, California, Deacon Martorano grew up in Los Angeles and now resides in North Strabane with his wife, Mary.
He earned a Bachelors Degree in accounting from Loyola Marymount University and in 2011 completed a Masters Degree from Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he currently serves as an adjunct instructor of Theology.  He is also a certified spiritual director. If you are interested in spiritual direction, please contact him at

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