On Wednesday, August 3, there was a telephone conversation between Vicar Bishop Luka (Zgoba) of Philadelphia and His Holiness Patriarch Philaret of Kyiv and All Russia-Ukraine. Bishop Luka told His Holiness about the state of affairs in the UOC Vicariate of the Kyiv Patriarchate in the USA and Canada.
During the conversation, His Holiness Patriarch Philaret congratulated Bishop Luka on successfully passing a series of professional exams and receiving a Certificate on the assessment of cognitive abilities in accordance with the requirements of the American Heart Association for the Basic Life Support (BLS) instructor training program. Instructor Program.
Secretary of the UOC Vicariate of the Kyiv Patriarchate in the USA and Canada, Bishop Luka of Philadelphia simultaneously holds a high management position as Manager of the Mercy Ambulance company.
Obtaining the Certificate allows training of students, doctors, police officers, firefighters and trainees in paramedical and primary medical care at a high professional level.
Director of Mercy Fleet, Audrius Palionis, highly appreciated the professionalism of Bishop Luka and the achieved test results. The Mercy Ambulance team congratulated its Manager, Bishop Luka, on successfully passing the professional exam with friendly wishes for further professional growth.