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This Week in the Life of your Bishop, August 21st to August 28th

Bishop Paul’s Travel Schedule: August 21st to September 18th

Holy Myrrhbearer’s Chapel, St. Cloud, MINN, August 25th to 27th

  • Reader tonsure

Holy Assumption, Marblehead, OH, September 1st to the 3rd

  • Presentation of Palitsa to former rector Fr. David Lis

Christ the Savior, Chicago, IL, September 7th to 8th

  • Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos

Ss. Cyril & Methodius, Milwaukee, WI, September 8th to 10th

  • Ordination of Deacon Constantine Bodien to the priesthood, 90th Anniversary

Holy Trinity Cathedral, September 13th to 14th

  • Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

St. Vladimir’s Seminary, Yonkers, NY, September 15th to 18th

  • Annual Fr. John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture
  • Student visits

Please keep in your prayers… Metropolitan Herman, Fr. John Matusiak (recovering from quadruple bypass surgery), Fr. John Klembara, Fr. Paul Lazor, Fr. Ted Bobosh, Fr. Joseph Gibson, Matushka Carol Janeček, Matushka Laryssa Hutnyan, Helen Lis (mother of Fr. David Lis), and Theodore Geletka.

If there are people who are known throughout the diocese that are in need of prayer, please submit their names to Bishop Paul

SS Peter and Paul DetroitLast week, Dn. Bohdan Melnychenko, fell asleep in the Lord after a long-term battle with Cancer. Deacon Bohdan served at Holy Trinity in St. Paul, Minnesota. Services were held on August 20th and 21st at Holy Trinity. May Deacon Bohdan’s Memory be eternal!

Photo to the left is of Bishop Paul visiting with people at the Weekly Sunday Meal offered by Orthodox Detroit Outreach at Ss. Peter & Paul on Sunday, August 20th.

If you are holding any special events or celebrating any special services, and would like to share this news with the diocese, contact Fr. John Matusiak to put the event on the diocesan web page. Gather what photos you have and send those to Fr. John along with some bullet points of facts concerning the event. That way he can do a brief write up of the event. Fr. John can be reached at:


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