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).
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)
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
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
Bishop’s visiting hours:
10:00 - 13:00
79008 LVIV, street Vinnichenka, 32,
tel .: +380 (32) 235-06-50,
Fax: +380 (32) 235-06-49,