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from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Ukrainian
Greek Catholic Bishops, Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops, Stepan Czmil,
Josaphat Kuntsevych, List of Metropolitans and Patriarchs of
Ukraine, Josyf Slipyj, Volodymyr Sterniuk, Roman Danylak, Paul
Patrick Chomnycky, List of Roman Catholic Bishops of Lviv, Nykyta
Budka, Stefan Soroka, Vasyl Velychkovsky, Jzef Welamin Rutski,
Augustine Hornyak, Innocent Lotocky, Hedeon Balaban, Michael
Kuchmiak, Antin Angelovych, Sofron Dmyterko, Michel Hrynchyshyn,
List of Patriarchs of Ukraine, Hlib Lonchyna, Maxim Hermaniuk,
Bohdan Dzyurakh, Mykola Simkaylo, Jan Martyniak. Excerpt: Father
Stefan Czmil was born on 20 October 1914 in Sudova Vyshnya, a small
town in Western Ukraine, some 30 kilometers from the Polish border
Rawa Ruska/Medyka. His parents, Stefan and Julia Szydlowska, were
Ukrainian patriots and Christians, who managed to instill into
their son a sincere love of Ukraine and the Greek-Catholic Church,
as the Ukrainian Catholic Church then was officially known. After
the first school years in his native town, and because he showed a
keen interest in his studies, in 1925 he was sent to the Ukrainian
all-boys gymnasium in Peremyshl, Ukrainian town under Polish rule.
The then catechist of the Gymnasium, Father Petro Holynskyj, a
great admirer of Saint John Bosco, founder of the Salesian
Congregation, never ceased to recount interesting episodes of the
Saints life. Stefan Czmil was so mesmerized by these stories,
masterfully presented by Father Petro, that he decided to join the
Salesian Congregation. It was his goal to educate poor youths in
Ukraine, in exactly the same manner, as Saint John Bosco did in his
time in Italy. But how on earth was he supposed to achieve his
goal?Divine Providence stepped in to give Stefan a helping hand in
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