Former Bishops

Most Reverend Richard Stephen Seminack, D.D.

Most Reverend Bishop Richard Stephen Seminack was born on March 3, 1942 to Raymond and Anna Cwiek Seminack in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His paternal grandparents emigrated from Ternopil, Ukraine while his maternal grandparents came from Peremshil, Ukraine. The oldest of seven children, Richard attended St. Martin of Tours Catholic Elementary School and Father Judge Catholic High School in Philadelphia.

Most Reverend Michael Wiwchar, CSsR

Bishop Michael Wiwchar  was born to Wasyl and Anna Chajkowska Wiwchar on May 9, 1932 in Komarno, Manitoba, Canada. He grew up with two brothers, Nicholas and John, and his late sister, Sister Anita Olya Marie, SSMI.  His early schooling and aspirations took him to a Redemptorist minor seminary in Roblin, Manitoba where after his novitiate in Yorkton,

Most Reverend Innocent H. Lotocky, OSBM

Nov.3, 1915 Born to Stefan and Maria Tytyn in Petrykivci Stari, Buchach region, Ukraine, the youngest among two brothers and two sisters.

In 1928 Entered the Gymnasium of the Basilian Fathers in Buchach where hir religious vocation was affirmed. In 1932 Completed the Gymnasium of the Basilian Fathers in Buchach and

Most Reverend Jaroslav Gabro, D.D.

Most Reverend Jaroslav Gabro, D.D.

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