Bishop Andriy Rabiy presided at the Cathedral Liturgies in Philadelphia,PA, on Sunday, November 4, 2018
Bishop Andriy Rabiy presided at the Cathedral Liturgies in Philadelphia,PA, on Sunday, November 4, 2018 to Commemorate the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Establishment of the Ukrainian Catholic Metropolitan Archeparchy of Philadelphia.
Sixty years ago, on Saturday, November 1, 1958 thousands of faithful gathered at the Convention Hall in Philadelphia for a Pontifical Divine Liturgy by His Excellency, Constantine Bohachevsky, celebrating his installation as the first Metropolitan Archbishop and the canonical elevation of the Exarchy of Philadelphia to a Metropolitan-Archeparchy by His Holiness Pope Pius XII.
Bishop Rabiy spoke about the history of the Ukrainian church in America during the Homily at both the 9 and 10:30 am Liturgies. At the conclusion of the 10:30 am Divine Liturgy, a Panachyda was offered on the 74th Anniversary of the Venerable Servant of God Metropolitan Andriy Sheptytsky’s death on November 1, 1944.
Video of Bishop Andriy Rabiy’s Homily in English on November 4, 2018 at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Philadelphia, PA on the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia.