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Opening Liturgy at Byzantine Catholic Seminary

Opening Liturgy at Byzantine Catholic Seminary

An Opening Hierarchal Divine Liturgy celebrated by Metropolitan William marked the start of a new year at the Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 29, 2017, the Commemoration of the beheading of Saint John the Baptist. During his homily, Archbishop William welcomed students, faculty, family members, and friends. He said faithful should continue to work toward peace and tolerance and pray for the victims of flooding on the Texas Gulf Coast. Archbishop William also imparted advice to the assembled seminarians: “Use each and every day you have here at the Seminary because they go very quickly.” This year’s Seminary class includes 15 seminarians and 3 M.A.T. students.