Archdiocese of Lviv

Lviv Archdiocese (founded in 1375, renovated 16.01.1991).

(4 bishops, 12 deaneries, Seminary in Bryukhovychi, 4 regiones, the area of 68,000 km², 286 parishes)


Chernivtsi region: Deanery of Chernivtsi
Ivano-Frankivsk region: Deaneries of Galich and Ivano-Frakivsk
Ternopil region: Deanery of Ternopil and Chortkov
Lviv region: Deaneries of Horodok, Lviv, Mostyska, Sambor, Stryj, Zolochiv, Zhovkva

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Archbishop Mieczyslaw MOKRZYCKI

Born 29.03.1961 in Majdan Lukavetski (Poland), ordained priest 17.09.1987 in Lubaczów, parochial vicar, secretary of the bishop, later employee in the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, 1996-2005 secretary of Pope John Paul II, 2005-2007 secretary of Pope Benedict XVI, 16.07.2007 coadjutor archbishop of Lviv, 29.09.2007 consecrated in Rome. 21.10.2008 Archbishop Metropolitan of Lviv, 05.11.2008 President of the Conference of Roman Catholic Bishops of Ukraine, 22.11.2008 ingress in the Cathedral of the Assumption in Lviv.

Patron saint - January 1

st. Samchuka, 14a, Lviv, 79011

tel .: +38 (032) 276-94-15; Fax: +38 (032) 225-61-14




Bishop Leon MALY

Born 08.17.1958 in Bar (Vinnytsia region). Ordained priest 07.04.1984 in Lviv 01.07.2000-2002 prefect in the Seminary. 23.09.2000 administrator of St. Mary Magdalene Parish in Lviv, 04.05.2002 Auxiliary Bishop in Lviv, 20.06.2002 consecrated by Cardinal Marian Jaworski in Lviv.

Patron saint - November 10

st. Vinnichenko, 32, Lviv, 79008

tel .: +38 (032) 240-37-41, 240-37-47; Fax: +38 (032) 240-37-48






Bishop Edward Kawa

He was born on April 17, 1978 in Mostyska, (Lviv region). On October 1, 1995, he joined the Order of Friars Minor Conventual in Krakow. On June 1, 2003 he was ordained a priest in St. Petersburg (Russia).

13.05.2017 Pope Francis appoints an Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Lviv. On June 21, 2017, Episcopal ordinations in the Cathedral of Lviv are performed by Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, Archbishop Metropolitan of Lviv, together with Bishop Stanislav Shyrokoradiuk, Ordinary of the Kharkiv-Zaporizhzhya Diocese and Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, Apostolic Nuncio. 07/27/2017 Coordinator of the Technical Secretariat of the Action "Pope for Ukraine". 12/01/2017 Chairman of the Commission of Women`s Ranks and Congregations of the Conference Bishops of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine.

Patron saint-October 13

street Vynnychenka, 32, Lviv, 79008

tel .: +38 (032) 240-37-41, 240-37-47; fax: +38 (032) 240-37-48