Bishop Edvard Kawa

Publications

The Auxiliary Bishop (a position introduced in 1617) was appointed by the Pope at the request of the diocesan bishop to assist in the administration of the diocese. The Auxiliary Bishop is usually the Vicar General and in accordance with Canon Law and has executive power in the Archdiocese.

If the pastoral needs of the diocese so require, one or more auxiliary bishops are appointed at the request of the diocesan bishop. The Auxiliary Bishop has no right of succession (CCP 403, § 1).

 

 

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Eduard Kava - Auxiliary Bishop of the Lviv Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church. Titular Bishop of Cilibi (Africa Proconsularis, a province in the Roman Empire, now the Republic of Tunisia). 29 Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv.

 

Childhood and youth

April 17, 1978 - was born in Mostyska, (Lviv region) in the family of Stanislav and Kazimir Dorosh

1984-1995 - Secondary School № 2 in Mostyska

October 1, 1995 - joined the Order of Friars Minor Conventual in Krakow

1995-1996 - postulate in Chencin (Poland)

1996-1997 - novitiate in Kalwaria Pacławska

1997-1999 - formation and philosophical and theological studies in Krakow

02.08.1999- 01.06.2003 - theological studies and seminary formation in St. Petersburg (Russia)

 

Priest

01.06.2003 - ordained a priest in St. Petersburg (Russia)

2003-2005 - Vicar of Par. Transfiguration of the Lord in Boryspil

2005-2009 - abbot of par. of St. Joseph the Worker in Kremenchuk (founded the monastery)

2008-2017-delegate of the province of St. Anthony of Padua in Ukraine

2009-2010 - abbot of the monastery and pastor of par. Transfiguration of the Lord in Boryspil

2010-2012-Abbot of par. Birth of BVM in Matskivtsi (founded the monastery)

2012-2016 - abbot of the monastery and pastor of par. Transfiguration of the Lord in Boryspil

2016-2017 - abbot of the monastery and pastor of St. Anthony`s parish in Lviv

 

Bishop

13.05.2017 - Pope Francis appoints an assistant bishop of the Lviv Archdiocese

06/21/2017 - Episcopal ordinations in the Cathedral of Lviv by Mieczysłąw Mokrzycki, Archbishop Metropolitan of Lviv, together with Bishop Stanislav Shirokoradiuk, ordinary bishop of the Kharkiv-Zaporizhzhya diocese and Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, Apostolic Nuncio in Ukraine.

07/27/2017 - Coordinator of the Technical Secretariat of the Action "Pope for Ukraine"

01.12.2017 - President of the Commission for Women Orders and Congregations of the Conference of Bishops of the Roman Catholic Church of Ukraine of the Conference of Bishops of the Roman Catholic Church of Ukraine

 

Birthday-October 13

 

SECRETARIAT

 

Bishop’s visiting hours:

Wednesday, Friday

10:00 - 13:00

 

79008 LVIV, street Vinnichenka, 32,

tel .: +380 (32) 235-06-50,

Fax: +380 (32) 235-06-49,

e-mail: bishop@diocese-lviv.org