Appointment of auxiliary of the archieparchy of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians, United States of America
The Holy Father has appointed as auxiliary bishop of the archieparchy of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians, United States of America, the Rev. Andriy Rabiy, currently protosyncellus of the same archieparchy, assigning him the titular see of Germaniciana.
Rev. Andriy Rabiy
The Rev. Andriy Rabiy was born in Lviv, Ukraine on 1 October 1975. He transferred to the United States and received his priestly formation in the Ukrainian St. Josaphat Seminary in Washington. In 1999 he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the Catholic University of America, in 2002 a Master’s degree in theology from the Theological Studium of the Dominican Fathers of Washington; and in 2008 a licentiate in canon law from the Catholic University of America.
He was ordained a deacon on 15 November 1998 and a priest on 19 December 2001. He currently holds pastoral offices in the archieparchy of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians; he has served as protosyncellus, vice chancellor, member of the archieparchial college of consulters, member of the managing board of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Pennsylvania, member of the archieparchial presbyteral council, and director of the centre for childhood and youth protection.