MICHAEL PALCSEY

Michael Palcsey grew up in and currently resides in the Borough of Dravosburg, just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He is happily married to Stacy, and together they have three sons, John Patrick (JP), Joseph, and Nicholas.  Michael attended Catholic schools his entire academic career and has served as a high school English teacher and principal in the Diocese of Pittsburgh for more than a decade.  He is a proud graduate of Serra Catholic High School in McKeesport, Pennsylvania and Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.  He serves on pastoral council at Mary, Mother of God Parish in White Oak. Additionally, Michael is a life member of Dravosburg Volunteer Fire Department #1 where he serves as President.  When he’s not playing with his kids, working, or fighting fire, Mike enjoys listening to music, preferably live, with some excellent craft beers or bourbon. 

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

NOT A SIMPLE PHRASE

“forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” How many times do we say these words a day and never actually...

GRILLING, FRYING, EVANGELIZING

As one might expect a man in his late thirties to be excited about, I love smoking meat in my backyard and grilling meat...

THE JOY OF ALTAR SERVING

This is article is dedicated to the Holy Priesthood of Rev. John A. Palko, 1927-2020. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord. And let...

‘TIL ALL ARE ONE

It only takes a few minutes of looking around at my office décor to discover my passion for nerdom.  I wrote this while reflecting...

THE WORK & PRAYER OF A FIREFIGHTER

May 4th is traditionally called “International Firefighters Day.”  I love when our culture takes something very originally Catholic and it gets pushed into the...

FAMILY FEAST DAYS

Sanctifying everyday life is something that I have made a priority within the Palcsey domestic church.  Praying for meals, praying before school, and praying...