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Rt Rev. Kenneth Nowakowski

A profile of the Apostolic Eparch of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family of London, the Right Reverend Kenneth Nowakowski.

The Right Reverend Kenneth Nowakowski is the Eparchial Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family of London.

Born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada in May 1958, Bishop Nowakowski was ordained to the priesthood in the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon in August 1989.

He was appointed Ukrainian Eparchial Bishop of New Westminster on 1 June 2007.

Bishop Nowakowski served in a number of pastoral ministries in Canada and Ukraine.

He was appointed Vice-Chancellor and Chief of Staff to His Beatitude Myroslav Ivan Cardinal Lubachivsky, Father and Head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church and Major Archbishop of Lviv of the Ukrainians (1990-1995).

While in Ukraine, he founded and served as President of Caritas Ukraine (1994-2001).

He returned to Canada to serve as Rector of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary in Ottawa (2001-2007) and was appointed the position of press officer/spokesperson of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada (2002-2007).

Prior to his appointment as Ukrainian Eparchial Bishop of New Westminster in 2007, he served as Chancellor of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon (2006-2007).

As a member of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), Bishop Nowakowski served as a member of the Episcopal Commission for Christian Unity, Religious Relations with the Jews, and Interfaith Dialogue (2011-2014), and the Standing Committee for Development and Peace (2014-2020).

Pope Francis appointed Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski the Eparchial Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family of London on 15 January 2020.

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