August 7, 2014 – Pope Francis on Thursday appointed Father Bohdan Danylo as new bishop for the Parma, Ohio-based Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat.
Danylo, 43, is rector and president of St. Basil Seminary in Stamford, Conn. He was born in Gizycko, Poland, on May 22, 1971.
He came to the U.S. in 1992 and was ordained a priest in 1996. In 2007 he was named an arch-priest, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops reports.
To date he has served at St. Michael’s Parish in Hartford, Conn., and as dean and vice-rector at St. Basil College Seminary.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin and a bachelor’s degree in theology from The Catholic University of America.