The episcopal ordination of the first bishop of the newly formed Olsztyn-Gdańsk Eparchy will take place in January

Wednesday, 09 December 2020, 16:15
The chierotonia of the first ruling bishop of the newly formed Olsztyn-Gdańsk Eparchy of the UGCC in Poland will take place on Saturday, January 23, 2021. The Hierarchical Liturgy with the Rite of Episcopal Ordination of Fr. Dr. Arkadiy Trokhanovsky and the Rite of Enthronement will start at 10:00. The celebrations will take place in the Cathedral of the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin in Olsztyn.

This was announced in his communiqué  by Bishop Yevhen Popovych, Archbishop and Metropolitan of Przemyśl-Warsaw, Apostolic Administrator of the Olsztyn-Gdańsk Eparchy.

In a comment for the Information Department of the UGCC, Fr. Arkadiy said that His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the Head of the UGCC, would be his main consecrator, and Bishops Yevhen Popovych and Volodymyr Yushchak - co-consecrators.

The Rite of Nomination will take place the day before, on January 22, 2021, at 5 p.m.

As we have informed you , on November 25, 2020, the Vatican announced that His Holiness Francis, Pope, had 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.


The UGCC Department for information


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