Registered Charity No. 240088

 

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THE RIGHT REVEREND KENNETH NOWAKOWSKI

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES  

16 May 1958  

19 Aug 1989 

 

01 Jun 2007

24 Jul 2007 

15 Jan 2020

           

Born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Ordained to the priesthood in the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon, Canada.

Appointed Ukrainian Eparchial Bishop of New Westminster.

Consecrated Bishop as Ukrainian Eparchial Bishop of New Westminster.

Appointed Ukrainian Eparchial Bishop of the Holy Family Eparchy in London.

STUDIES AND ACADEMIC DEGREES

1980

1984

 

1989

1989

           

Entered the formation program at the Redeemer House of Studies in Toronto. 

Obtained a Bachelor of Religious Studies and a minor in Philosophy from St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto.

Obtained a Bachelor of Sacred Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome.

One year of studies at the Faculty of Canon Law at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome.

MINISTRY AND OTHER POSITIONS

1990 – 1992

1990 –

1991 – 1995

1991 – 1992

1993 – 2001

1994 – 2001

2001

2001 – 2007

 

2002 – 2007 

2002

2006 – 2007

Directed the Ukrainian Catholic Refugee Office, Italy.

Appointed vice-chancellor and chief of staff to His Beatitude Myroslav Ivan Cardinal Lubachivsky, Father and Head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church and Major Archbishop of Lviv of the Ukrainians in Rome.

Appointed chief of staff in Lviv, Ukraine for his Beatitude Myroslav Ivan Cardinal Lubachivsky.

Vice-rector of Holy Spirit Seminary, Lviv, Ukraine.

Leadership role in the Metropolitan Andrew Sheptytsky Hospital in Lviv, Ukraine.  

Leadership roles in Caritas Ukraine including vice-president and president, Lviv, Ukraine. 

Director of the Press Office of the Catholic Churches in Ukraine during the visit of His Holiness Pope John Paul II to Ukraine. 

Rector of Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 

Appointed Press Officer/Spokesperson of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada.

Served as the Vatican Accredited Media Personnel Liaison and Assistant to Mr Vic van Brantagem of the Press Office of the Holy See for World Youth Day in Toronto, Canada.

Chancellor of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon.

UGCC COMMISSIONS & COMMITTEES

2008 – 2015 

2011 – 2019

2012 – 2018

2019 – to present

           

Head of the Patriarchal Commission for Clergy and priestly formation.

Head of the Working Group of the Pastoral Strategic Plan Vision 2020 of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church “The Vibrant Parish”

Member of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Permanent Synod of Bishops.

Head of the Patriarchal Curia Pastoral Council

CCCB COMMISSIONS & COMMITTEES

2002 – 2007

2011 – 2014

2014 – 2017

2017 – 2020

           

Member of the Committee on Adult Catechesis.

Member of the Episcopal Commission for Christian Unity, Religious Relations with the Jews, and Interfaith Dialogue.

Member of the Standing Committee for Development and Peace/Caritas Canada.

Chairperson of the Standing Committee for Development and Peace/Caritas Canada.