For the FYI department:
2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the arrival of the first Greek Catholic
bishop in the USA, the late Bishop Soter Stephen Ortynsky, OSBM.
At that time he served as bishop for both the Rusyn and Ukrainian Greek
A special Liturgical celebration will be held in the Ukrainian Catholic
Cathedral in Philadelphia on Sunday, September 30, 2007 . The Ukrainian
Greek Catholic Church in the USA will be celebrating the 100th Anniversary
of the arrival of the first Greek Catholic bishop in the United States for
It will be held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania beginning at 1:00pm.
TV coverage will be on EWTN live on September 30th at 1:00 p.m. Eastern
Time. It will re-air on 10/1/07 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The Liturgy
is 3 hours in length.
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