John Bura (born June 12, 1944) is a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States. He has served as the Auxiliary Bishop of Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia since 2006. From 2009 to 2014 he served as the Apostolic Administrator of the Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma.
|Auxiliary Eparch of Philadelphia|
Titular Bishop of Limisa
|Church||Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church|
|Appointed||January 3, 2006|
|Installed||February 21, 2006|
|Other posts||Titular Bishop of Limisa|
|Ordination||February 14, 1971|
by Ambrozij Andrew Senyshyn, O.S.B.M.
|Consecration||February 21, 2006|
by Lubomyr Husar, Stephen Soroka and Michael Kuchmiak
|Born||June 12, 1944|
Wegeleben, German Reich
|Previous post||Apostolic Administrator of the Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma (2009-2014)|
|Spoken style||His Grace|
Born in Wegeleben, Germany, Bura's family emigrated to Jersey City, New Jersey in 1950. He was educated at St. Basil Minor Seminary in Stamford, Connecticut and The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He was ordained a priest for the Archeparchy of Philadelphia on February 14, 1971 by Archbishop Ambrozij Andrew Senyshyn, O.S.B.M. As a priest his assignments included being a teacher and Vice-Rector of St. Basil Minor Seminary, Rector of St. Josaphat Seminary in Washington, D.C., pastor of Holy Ghost Church in Chester, Pennsylvania and St. Nicholas Church in Wilmington, Delaware. Pope Benedict XVI named Bura as the Titular Bishop of Limisa and Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia on January 3, 2006. He was ordained a bishop by Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, the Major Archbishop of Kiev-Galicia on February 21, 2006. The principal co-consecrators were Archbishop Stephen Soroka of Philadelphia and Bishop Michael Kuchmiak, C.Ss.R. of Great Britain. Bura was named the Apostolic Administrator of the Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma on July 29, 2009 and served in that capacity until 2014.
- "Most Reverend John Bura". Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
- "Bishops who are not Ordinaries of Sees". Giga Catholic. Archived from the original on 2014-03-02. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
- "Bishop John Bura". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2014-02-24.[self-published source]
- "Ukrainian Diocese of Saint Josaphat in Parma". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 2014-12-09.
|Catholic Church titles|
| Ukrainian Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia