The Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church

Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych


Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halych


To the Very Reverend Father

Steven Paliwoda

Econome of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saint Josaphat in Parma

Peace to you in the Lord!

Appreciating your zeal for God’s glory and the good of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, especially your devoted priestly ministry of 30 years in the various parishes of our Eparchy, which was crowned with numerous fruits for the salvation of God’s people, and your dedicated service as Protosyncellus.

We express our heartfelt thanks to you, our appreciation and commendation.

Upon the consultations with Most Reverend Bohdan, Bishop of Saint Josaphat Eparchy in Parma, and considering your merits, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the enthronement of the first bishop, blessed memory, Bishop +Robert Moskal

We appoint you:


And grant you the right to wear a mitre.

May the merciful Lord generously reward you with His gifts, giving you strength and energy in good health to live in holiness and love for Him and to continue your God-pleasing service. God’s blessing upon you!

Father Mykola Sulyma,
Chancellor of the Curia
of the Major Archbishop of the UGCC
Given in Kyiv,
At the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ,
On the Feast day of the Holy mother Matrona in Solon,
27th of March in the year of Our Lord 2024