Greek Catholic. Graduated from the Lviv Theological Academy. Married. Ordained on 28 August 1941. Pastor of the Archeparchy of Lviv for the Ukrainians. Arrested for his faith on 9 September 1949 by the NKVD; imprisoned on Lontskoho Street, Lviv. Noted for loudly singing Psalms while in prison; his keepers thought he’d lost his mind. Died in prison; martyr.
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