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|Blessed Bishop-Martyr Vasyl Velychovsky|
|panagia, Redemptorist habit, and rosary|
|Born||January 13, 1903Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk,|
|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|
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Persecutions of the
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
- Bishop Velychkovsky Martyr's Shrine - Official Site
- Catholic Online: Bl. Vasyl Velychkovsky 1903-1973
- The martyr who came to stay; Blessed Vasyl Velychkovsky, who endured Soviet torture, is honoured with a shrine.
- Biography of Blessed Vasyl on CSSR Official Websiteru:Величковский, Василий