The Rite of Episcopal Nomination of Fr. Dr. Arkadiy Trokhanovsky will be held in Poland, and on January 23 - his Cheirotonia

22 January, 18:14
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The Rite of Episcopal Nomination of Fr. Dr. Arkadiy Trokhanovsky will be held in Poland, and on January 23 - his Cheirotonia - фото 1
On January 22, 2021, at 18:00 Kyiv time, in the Olsztyn Cathedral of the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin in Poland, the Great Vespers will begin with the Rite of Episcopal Nomination of the first ruling bishop of the newly created Olsztyn-Gdansk Eparchy of the UGCC Fr. Dr. Arkadiy Trokhanovsky. In the presence of His Beatitude Sviatoslav, bishops, clergy and laity, Fr. Arkadiy will make Profession of Faith and take the Oath of Fidelity to the Roman Pontiff and to the Head of the UGCC.

Tomorrow, January 23, 2021, at 11:00 Kyiv time, the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will begin with the Rite of the Episcopal Ordination of Fr. Arkadiy and the act of his enthronement.

His Beatitude Sviatoslav, Head of the UGCC, will be the main consecrator; he will be assisted by Yevhen Popovych, Archbishop and Metropolitan of Przemyśl-Warsaw, and Volodymyr Yuszczak, Eparch of Wroclaw-Koszalin.

As we have informed you, on November 25, 2020, the Vatican announced that His Holiness Pope Francis blessed the decision of the Synod of Bishops of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and announced the establishment of a new Olsztyn-Gdańsk Eparchy of the UGCC in Poland.