In memory of Bishop YOSYF BOTSIAN

on the ninetieth anniversary of his deathLviv, 21 November 1926

-Born in Busk of Kamienets, 10 March 1879-seminary companion of Blessed Nykyta Budka, Innsbruck 1902-ordained priest, Univ, 21 August 1904-doctor of theology, Vienna 1905-rector of the Lviv Greek-Catholic Seminary, 9 October 1910-ordained Bishop of Lutsk, Hotel Continental, Kyiv, 21 September 1914-arrested by Russian occupiers, Lviv, 18 February 1915-exiled to Yenissey, Siberia, 28 May 1915-released by Provisional Government, 3 March 1917-assisted at recognition of relics of St. Josaphat, Vienna, 31 August 1917-returned to Lviv and resumed rectorship, 10 September 1917-appointed vicar for Kholm Eparchy, March 1918-interned in Lviv Seminary by Polish army, 3 November 1918-resigned as rector due to ill health, April 1919-Benedict XV confirmed as Bishop of Lutsk, 23 February 1921-scholarly work at Pidhirtsi Monastery (old Lutsk Eparchy) 1922-auxiliary bishop of Lviv, 20 October 1924

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