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Hieromonk Luke (Zgoba) was ordained bishop of Philadelphia, vicar of the Kyiv diocese

On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, the Orthodox Church commemorated Righteous Philaret the Merciful. This Feast Day is also the day of the consecration of His Holiness Patriarch of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine Philaret. On the eve, Monday, December 13, 2021, His Holiness Patriarch celebrated Vespers in St. Volodymyr Patriarchal Cathedral in Kyiv. And following Vespers, Hieromonk Luke (Zhoba) was ordained Bishop of Philadelphia, Vicar of the Kyiv Diocese Luke, by decision of the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate earlier that day.

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