Archpriest Vasyl Ivanovich Kuzmych, birthplace, the Chernovitsky district, Ukraine. Spiritual formation received at the Kiev Spiritual Seminary.
November 29th of the year 1992, with the blessing of the Most Reverend Onufry, bishop of Chernovtsy and Bukovina, was ordained to the diaconate by the Most Reverend Antony, Bishop of Ural and Guryevsk, in the Holy Spirit Cathedral of the city of Chernovtsy.
December 4th, 1992, with the blessing of the Most Reverend Onufry, bishop of Chernovtsy and Bukovina, was ordained to the priesthood by the Most Reverend Panteleimon, bishop of Kitsman, Vicar of the Chernovitsky and Bukovinsky diocese, in the Holy Spirit Cathedral of the city of Chernovtsy.
In the years 1993-2005, was the rector of St. Michael's parish in the town of Stavchany, Khotinsky region, in the Chernovitsky and Bukovinsky diocese.
In the years 2005-2009, performed obedience in the Church of St. Innocent of Irkutsk Russian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), in the city of Redford, MI (U.S.A.).
On September 4th of the year 2009, was appointed rector of Holy Trinity Church of the Russian Church Abroad in the city of Milwaukee, state of Wisconsin, Chicago and mid-American diocese, by The Most Reverend Peter, Bishop of Cleveland and administrator of the Diocese of Chicago and mid-America.
On March 14th of the year 2013, was appointed temporarily to perform the duties of rector of the Russian mission in honor of the icon of the Mother of God "Tender Mercies" in the city of Madison, state of Wisconsin, Chicago and mid-American diocese, by The Most Reverend Peter, Bishop of Cleveland and administrator of the Diocese of Chicago and mid-America.
On April 1st of the year 2013 was appointed Dean of the Second Deanery of the Chicago and mid-American diocese by The Most Reverend Peter, Bishop of Cleveland and administrator of the Diocese of Chicago and mid-America
With freezing rain and ice-up forecasted for tomorrow morning the service is cancelled. Next service in our mission is on March 23. Stay safe!
Dear Father Michael, Father Vasily and all parishioners of the Russian Mission and the Greek Orthodox Church,
A year ago, on October 18, 2017, our beloved daughter Natasha left us forever. She was only 39 years old. On the day of her memory Divine Liturgies will be held in many churches of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Germany, Italy, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Israel, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Memorial service on the Day of Remembrance of Natasha will be held at the Cathedral of the Intercession of the Mother of God (Chicago, Illinois), at the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church in Milwaukee, at the Russian Orthodox Mission in Madison (10/20/2018 - Saturday morning) and at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church (10/21/2018 - Sunday morning) at 11 N 7th St. Madison, WI 53704.
We, Natalia's parents, invite everyone who knew our daughter, worked with her, knew her socially, knew her family, to honor the bright memory of her.
Warm thanks to you all and a low bow for your prayers and all-around support. May God protect you and your families, may fate be favorable to you.
After Divine Liturgy (10/20/2018 - Saturday morning), a memorial dinner will be held at the Russian Orthodox Mission in Madison.
Respectfully, Maria and Alexander
11 N 7th St,
Madison, WI 53704
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