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Damage at our Geelong Church

On late Wednesday evening January 13, Fr. Ihor Bakay was startled with the noise of windows being broken. He called police, but the perpetrator(s) had vanished. In all, nearly 43 windows in the church and parish had been broken. Some graffiti was also found on the hall door. Police reported that there had been similar damage in the area lately. The church is covered by insurance and has now been secured.

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About Ivan Mysiv

Fr. Ivan was born in Lviv, Ukraine in 1988 AD. He graduated from the Lviv Holy Spirit Seminary in 2013 AD after he completing a Master's degree from Ukrainian Catholic University in 2012. On the 13th of October 2013 he received diaconal ordination from Bishop Benedict, the auxiliary Bishop of the Archeparchy of Lviv. On the 23rd of February he became a priest by the laying on of hands by Bishop Ken, Eparch of New Westminster for Ukrainian Catholics in British Columbia and Yukon in Canada. He arrived in Australia in December 2014 AD.