Prayer, celebration, and song filled our little mission church with thanksgiving and joy on the Sunday after Nativity and leave-taking of the feast, as parishioner and seminarian Philip Gilbert, 23, received the orders of candlebearer, reader, cantor, and finally subdeacon. The reception of these four orders, like a succession of steps on a staircase, are … More Bishop +BENEDICT Visit and Ordination (photos)
On December 31st, the Sunday after the Nativity of Our Lord, His Grace Bishop +BENEDICT will visit our church, and will ordain parishioner and seminarian Philip Gilbert to the subdiaconate. The weekend’s services will be as follows:
On June 29, the feast of the Glorious Leaders of the Apostles Peter and Paul, Bishop +Benedict (Aleksiychuk) was solemnly enthroned as the bishop of Saint Nicholas Eparchy at the cathedral in Chicago, IL. Patriarch +Sviatoslav celebrated festal Great Vespers with Litya on the eve of the feast, with several bishops concelebrating and a number … More Enthronement of Bishop Benedict (photos)
Today parishioner and seminarian of the eparchy Philip Gilbert had the opportunity to meet and spend time with our newly-appointed bishop, Benedict Aleksiychuk. Philip is currently engaged in language studies in L’viv, Ukraine where Bishop Benedict has been appointed until his recent reassignment to Chicago. At his invitation,
Today, May 31, Patriarch Emeritus +LUBOMYR fell asleep in the Lord at 18:30 (08:30 Pacific time). He served as patriarch of the Ukrainian Catholic Church for ten years. More information about his life can be found here. May his memory be eternal! Picture from Wikipedia.
Bishop Benedict will be enthroned in Chicago on June 29. … More Enthronement Schedule
Bishop Venedykt (Valery) Aleksiychuk appointed bishop of St. Nicholas Eparchy. … More We have a bishop!