Appointment of the Bishop of Saint Josaphat Eparchy in Parma of the Ukrainians (USA)
The Holy Father, Francis, appointed as Bishop of Saint Josaphat in Parma of the Ukrainians (USA), Rev. Fr. Bohdan Danylo, from the clergy of Stamford Eparchy of the Ukrainians, the present Rector of the Seminary of St. Basil in the same eparchy.
Rev. Fr. Bohdan Danylo was born 27 May 1971 in Giżycko, in the province of Suwalki in Poland.
After studying philosophy in Lublin, he moved to the USA, where he received theological education at the Catholic University of Washington and was ordained a priest for the Eparchy of Stamford on October 1, 1996.
After a year of service as curate in the parish of St. Michael in Hartford, he was appointed Vice Rector of the Seminary of St. Basil's Seminary in Stamford. He continued his studies at the St. Vladimir's Theological Seminary, Crestwood (NY) and then at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome, where in 2005 he obtained his Licentiate in Theology.
He speaks English, Ukrainian, Polish and Russian.
Since 2005 he has been the Rector of the Seminary of St. Basil's Seminary in Stamford and serves as the vocational director of the Eparchy.