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Memorial Services for Bishop Richard

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On Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral the fifth bishop of the St. Nicholas Eparchy, Most Rev. Venedykt Aleksiychuk accompanied by the clergy from Chicago deanery prayed for the repose of the soul of his immediate predecessor, the late Bishop Richard S. Seminack. 

Bishop Benedict (Aleksiychuk) Enthroned as Fifth Eparch of St Nicholas, Chicago

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Woven into the liturgical fullness of the Feast of the Prime Apostles Ss Peter and Paul, His Grace Benedict (Aleksiychuk) became the fifth eparch of St Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy in Chicago, June 29, 2017.

Cardinal Lubomyr Husar Dies

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On May 31, 2017, at 18:30 after a serious illness His Beatitude Lubomyr (Husar), Archbishop Emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Church died at the age of 85.

From January 26, 2001 to February 10, 2011 he was the Major Archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

Enthronement Service of the Most Reverend Benedict (Aleksiychuk)

Wednesday, June 28 

6:00 PM

Great Vespers with Lytiya at the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral (835 North Oakley Blvd, Chicago, IL 60622). 

Immediately Following the Service

New Bishop of the Eparchy of Saint Nicholas in Chicago for the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Appointed

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The Holy Father has appointed as bishop of the Eparchy of Saint Nicholas in Chicago for the Ukrainians (United States of America) His Grace Venedykt (Aleksiychuk, M.S.U.), transferring him from the titular see of Germaniciana and the office of auxiliary of the archieparchy of Lviv of the Ukrainians.

Funeral Rites for Bishop Richard (Seminack)

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It is usual that funeral rites span several days. The funeral for His Grace, Bishop Richard (Seminack) was not exceptional in this regard.

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