Relics of Saint Peter the Apostle are in Ivano-Frankivsk


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IVANO-FRANKIVSK--On March 21, 2010, at the conclusion of Road to the Cross in the western Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk, the relics of Saint Peter the Apostle, which are visiting from Rome, were solemnly brought to the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ. The action took place on the benediction of Bishop Volodymyr (Viityshyn), Eparch of Ivano-Frankivsk of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC).

In the cathedral the relics will be on display for adoration. While the relics are in Ivano-Frankivsk after the celebration of Divine Liturgies benediction will be shared with the Holy Myrrh.

The relics will stay in Ivano-Frankivsk from March 21 to 28, 2010.

Proto presbyter Stephan Balagura, priest Vitaliy Tokar, and priest Andrei Andrusiv are responsible for the delivery of the relics and their stay in Ivano-Frankivsk.