Deacon Nick Pitocco - Permanent Deacon
Deacon Nick was born and raised in Pittsburgh, the fifth of eight children, the son of the late Dominic and Rita Pitocco. Graduating high school in 1972 he enlisted in the United States Air Force where while on assignment in Italy he met his wife of 40 years, Lisa. They have three children and four grandchildren. Deacon Nick retired in 1992 after 20 years of active duty. He works at C-SPAN in Washington DC where he is the Director of Information Systems. In 2003 at the age of 49 he was ordained by Cardinal Keeler. He served as a deacon for five years at Our Lady of the Fields in Millersville, MD and for five years at Ascension Parish in Bowie, MD. He has been assigned St. John the Evangelist since January, 2015.