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Ukrainian Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Philadelphia

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Ukrainian (Byzantine)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Population: 13,051 Catholics (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Saint Josaphat in Parma, Saint Nicholas of Chicago, Stamford

Neighbouring Dioceses: Saint Josaphat in Parma (←), Stamford (↑)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 64 parishes, 2 missions, 58 priests (55 diocesan, 3 religious), 7 deacons, 47 lay religious (3 brothers, 44 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

Address: 827 North Franklin St., Philadelphia, PA 19123-2097, USA

Phone: +1 (215) 627-0143

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (72)

Saint Josaphat in Parma (←), Stamford (↑)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2000.11.29 – ...):Archbishop Stefan Soroka (65)Archbishop Stefan Soroka (65)
Auxiliary Bishop (2006.01.03 – ...):Bishop John Bura (73)Bishop John Bura (73)

Titular Bishop of Limisa

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.08.08 – ...):Bishop Andriy Rabiy (41)Bishop Andriy Rabiy (41)

Titular Bishop of Germaniciana

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Philadelphia (Ukrainian Rite)

Archbishop Stefan Soroka (65)Archbishop Stefan Soroka (65)Permalink
(2000.11.29 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA)

One who serves

Born:1951.11.13 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1982.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1996.06.13

Titular Bishop of Acarassus (1996.03.29 – 2000.11.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Winnipeg of the Ukrainians (Canada) (1996.03.29 – 2000.11.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA) (2000.11.29 – ...)

Archbishop Stephen Sulyk (92)Archbishop Stephen Sulyk (92)Permalink
(1980.12.29 – 2000.11.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA)

Born:1924.10.02 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1952.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:1981.03.01

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA) (1980.12.29 – 2000.11.29)

Archbishop Myroslav Ivan Lubachivsky (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1979.09.13 – 1980.03.27)

Born:1914.06.24 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1938.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:1979.11.12
Created Cardinal:1985.05.25
Died:2000.12.14 († 86)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA) (1979.09.13 – 1980.03.27)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Lviv of the Ukrainians (Ukraine) (1980.03.27 – 1984.09.07)

Major Archbishop of Lviv of the Ukrainians (Ukraine) (1984.09.07 – 2000.12.14)

President of Synod of the Ukrainian Catholic Church (1984.09.07 – 2000.12.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sofia a Via Boccea (1985.05.25 – 2000.12.14)

Archbishop Joseph Michael SchmondiukPermalink
(1977.09.20 – 1978.12.25)

Born:1912.08.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1936.03.29
Consecrated Bishop:1956.11.08
Died:1978.12.25 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Zeugma in Syria (1956.07.20 – 1961.08.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA) (1956.07.20 – 1961.08.14)

Bishop of Stamford of the Ukrainians (USA) (1961.08.14 – 1977.09.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA) (1977.09.20 – 1978.12.25)

Archbishop Ambrozij Andrew Senyshyn, O.S.B.M.Permalink
(1961.08.14 – 1976.09.11)

Born:1903.02.23 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1931.08.23
Consecrated Bishop:1942.10.22
Died:1976.09.11 († 73)

Auxiliary Exarch of United States of America of the Ukrainians (USA) (1942.07.06 – 1956.07.20)

Titular Bishop of Maina (1942.07.06 – 1958.07.10)

Apostolic Exarch of Stamford of the Ukrainians (USA) (1956.07.20 – 1958.07.10)

Bishop of Stamford of the Ukrainians (USA) (1958.07.10 – 1961.08.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA) (1961.08.14 – 1976.09.11)

Archbishop Costantine BohacevskyjPermalink
(1958.07.10 – 1961.01.06)

Born:1884.06.17 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1909.01.31
Consecrated Bishop:1924.06.15
Died:1961.01.06 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Amisus (1924.05.20 – 1954.04.05)

Apostolic Exarch of United States of America of the Ukrainians (USA) (1924.05.20 – 1958.07.10)

Titular Archbishop of Beroë (1954.04.05 – 1958.07.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA) (1958.07.10 – 1961.01.06)

Apostolic Exarchs of United States of America (Ukrainian Rite)

Archbishop Costantine BohacevskyjPermalink
(1924.05.20 – 1958.07.10)

(see above)

Ordinaries of United States of America (Ukrainian Rite)

Bishop Soter Stephen Ortynsky de Labetz, O.S.B.M.Permalink
(1907.02.28 – 1916.03.24)

Born:1866.01.29 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1891.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1907.05.12
Died:1916.03.24 († 50)

Titular Bishop of Daulis (1907.02.28 – 1916.03.24)

Ordinary of United States of America of the Ukrainians (USA) (1907.02.28 – 1916.03.24)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.09.25

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