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Sault Ste. Marie Church celebrates 100th anniversary

Bishop Stephen Chmilar,

Bishop of the Eparchy of Toronto and Eastern Canada

is greeted with the traditional Bread and Salt as he enteres the Church

Bishop Stephen, the main celebrant at the Divine Liturgy,

is accommpanied by Bishop Damphousse, RC Bishop of the Diocese of Sault Ste Marie,

the Pastor, Rev. Jaroslaw Lazoryk,

and other guest priests from both the Ukrainian Catholic and the Roman Catholic Church.

The Knoights of Columbus provided the honour guard during the celebration.

Bishop Stephen blesses a young boy who came to greet him.

The Church of St. John the Theologian from St. Catharines

presented  an icon of the Protection of the Mother of God

to the pastor Fr. Jaroslaw Lazoryk.

The iconographer was Odarka Kish-Pryshlak, a member of St. John Parish.

Bishop Stephen and Fr. Jaroslaw receive greetings from the Prime Minister's office.

The greetings were presented by local MP Terry Sheehan

Rt. Rev. Anton Szymychalski, who was instrumental in building the presnt parish church,

encouraged a busload of his parishioners from St. Catharines

to travel to Sault Ste. Marie and join their sister church in celebrating this solemn occasion.

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