Washington, DC — Patriarch Sviatoslav celebrated the Divine Liturgy with the priests and seminarians of St. Josaphat Seminary, Washington, DC, on February 10, 2014. St. Josaphat Seminary is the major seminary for the United States of America. Seminarians participate in priestly formation at the seminary and study theology at the Catholic University of America. The seminary is operated and maintained by the Archeparchy of Philadelphia and supported by the generosity of the faithful priests and people of the Archeparchy of Philadelphia.
Pictured are: (back row) Fr. Volodymyr Baran, pastor of Manassas and Richmond Virginia parishes, Fr. Robert Hitchens-rector, Patriarch Sviatoslav, Fr. Wasyl Kharuk-spiritual director, and Fr. Mark Morozowich, Dean of the School of Theology at Catholic University. (front row) Subdeacon Joseph Matlak (Parma Eparchy), Frank Avant (Chicago Eparchy), and Deacon Walter Pasicznyk (Philadelphia Archeparchy).