St. George Melkite Greek-Catholic Church
1620 Bell Street · POB 660425 · Sacramento, CA 95866 · (916) 920-2900

FR. HEZEKIAS CARNAZZO, M.A., Pastor

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Fr. Hezekias Carnazzo graduated from Christendom College in 2004 and completed a master‘s degree in systematic theology with an Advanced Apostolic Catechetical Diploma at Christendom‘s Graduate School.

In 2009, Fr. Hezekias (formerly Deacon Sabatino) founded the Institute of Catholic Culture, and has since served as its Executive Director. Ordained to the priesthood on May 1, 2016, he also serves as the Director of the Office of Catechesis and Evangelization for the Melkite Greek Catholic Eparchy of Newton.

He is a recipient of the Guadalupe Radio Network‘s “Fishers of Men” award and the Brent Society‘s Bishop Thomas J. Welsh Award for Distinguished Service. Fr. Hezekias has lectured throughout the U.S., appeared on a number of Catholic radio shows, and has twice appeared on EWTN‘s Sunday Night Live program.

He and his wife Linda have five children.

Fr. Hezekias can be reached at fatherhezekias@gmail.com and 916 920-2900 extension 1.