Patriarch of the UGCC participated in Convention of the Knights of Columbus opening

8 August 2018, 10:30 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

The 136th Convention of the Knights of Columbus began on August 7 in Baltimore city. The theme of this year's Convention is Knights of Columbus - Knights of Mercy. Patriarch Sviatoslav took part in the Mass on the occasion of the opening of the Convention which was led by Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William E. Lori. It was in Baltimore that the founder of Knights of Columbus, the righteous Fr. Michael J. McGivney was ordained to priesthood. It is reported by the Department of Information of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church.

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10 cardinals, 74 archbishops and bishops, as well as more than 100 priests prayed at the Mass on the occasion of the opening of the Convention. Participating on behalf of the UGCC were bishop Pavlo (Khomnitsky), the Eparch of Stamford, Bishop Bohdan (Danylo), the Eparch of Parma, Bishop David (Motyuk), the Eparch of Edmonton, Bishop Brian (Bayda), the Eparch of Saskatoon, Bishop Andrew (Rabiy), took part in the joint prayer. Apostolic Administrator of the Archeparchy of Philadelphia, Bishop Ivan (Soroka), Assistant Bishop of Archeparchy of Philadelphia, and Bishop Stefan (Soroka), Archbishop Emeritus of Archeparchy of Philadelphia.

Overall, more than 2,500 delegates from around the world are taking part in the Convention. The Ukrainian delegation is led by Mr. Bogdan Kovalyov, Territorial delegate of Ukraine.

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As reported, on August 6, the official visit of the Head of the UGCC His Holiness Svyatoslav to the United States began, during which the Primate will hold a number of important meetings in Baltimore, Stamford, St Paul, and Philadelphia. The visit will end on August 22.

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    • Kir | 19 September 2018, 15:32

      Можливо вже так і зробив? Бо реакції нема ніякої...

    • velovs@ukr.net | 18 September 2018, 13:18

      Отут, за наведеним нижче посиланням, представлена ПЕРЕКОНЛИВА й НЕСПРОСТОВНА інфа, зокрема, про ЦЕРКОВНУ та іншу МЕЦЕНАТСЬКУ дільність гетьмана Івана МАЗЕПИ. В т. ч. про 28 православних церков і

    • Ortox | 18 September 2018, 12:23

      Погано історію знає Геча, одна з підстав анафеми, руйнування православних храмів і вбивство українців шведами (європейцями) яким він продався

    • lerer10225@com.ua | 18 September 2018, 12:21

      Отак ото, не має нічого таємного, яке б не стало через деякий час явним... Правда - вона є Божою і завжди восторжествує..

    • Стефан | 17 September 2018, 22:43

      Ко времени предоставления Томоса необходимо обеспечить единодушие, единомыслие в Синоде Украинской Поместной Православной Церкви.

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