Blessed Bishop-Martyr Vasyl Velychovsky
Blessed Vasyl in his normal clothes, panagia, Redemptorist habit, and rosary
Born January 13, 1903(1903-01-13), Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
Died June 30, 1973, Winnipeg,Canada
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
Beatified 27 June 2001, Lviv Hippodrome, Ukraine by Pope John Paul II
Major shrine St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Feast 27 June, with Blessed Nicholas Charnetsky and 24 Companions
Attributes incorruptibility

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Blessed Vasyl Velychkovsky (June 1, 1903, Stanislawów, Austria-Hungary - June 30, 1973, Winnipeg, Canada) - blessed bishop of Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church (Eastern rite Catholics), whose body 30 years after his death was found to be almost uncorrupt (his toes had fallen off and were subsequently divided to be used as holy relics). Beatified in 2001, the intact remains of Blessed Vasyl are enshrined at St. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

The Bishop Velychkovsky Martyr's shrine is located at 250 Jefferson Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Links and references

uk:Величковський Василь

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