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International Scientific Conference in memoriam of St. Joseph Bilczewski

Saint Archbishop of Lviv

International Scientific Conference in memoriam of St. Joseph Bilczewski,
Catholic Archbishop Metropolitan of Lviv, to the 5-year anniversary of canonization.

Under the auspices of Catholic Archbishop Metropolitan of Lviv
Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki

Lublin – Lviv
November 18-21, 2010



  • Dr. Waclaw W. Szetelnicki (State Theological Faculty, Wroclaw; State High Professional School, Legnica), The Life of St. Joseph Bilczewski  
  • Fr. Prof. Candidate of Science Jusef Marecki (John Paul II the Pope University, Krakow), Galician Episcopacy at the times of Joseph Bilczewski.
  • Prof. Dr. Roman Shust (Lviv I. Franko National University), Saint Joseph Bilczewski – rector of Lviv University.
  • Prof. Cand. of Science Vladimir Osadchyi (Lublin John Paul II Catholic University), St. Joseph Bilczewski’s vision of Polish-Ukrainian accord in Galicia.
  • Fr. Dr. Mariusz Majewski (Legnica), “Roman experience” in the works of Archbishop Joseph Bilczewski.
  • Dr. Olga Osadcha (Marie Sklodowska-Curie University, Lublin), Saint Joseph Bilczewski’s studies on Christian archeology.
  • Colonel Tadeusz Chrzostek (Institute of Eastern Europe at Warsaw University), Archbishop Joseph Bilczewski and Polish weapon tradition at the times of Poland’s struggle for independence.
  • Dr. Lucyna Rotter (John Paul II the Pope University, Krakow), Forgotten chasubles of archbishops at the turn of the 20th century.
  • Fr. Master Marian Skovyra (Lviv – Rohatyn), Saint Joseph Bilczewski as an architect of Lviv temples.
  • Dr. Ryszard Hajevski (Polish Catholic Social Association, Lublin), Public events at the territory of Lviv Archdiocese under Archbishop Joseph Bilczewski.
  • Fr. Dr. Mieczyslaw Ryzanski (High School of Management, Warsaw), Archbishop Joseph Bilczewski’s contribution into the administrative reorganization of Catholic Church in Poland.



Center “UCRAINICUM” at Lublin John Paul II Catholic University

together with:

Lviv Catholic Metropolitan Curia

General Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Lviv

Saint Joseph Bilczewski Theological Institute, Lviv

Institute of Church Research – Lutsk

Catholic Association “Civitas Christiana”, Lublin Center

Polish Catholic Social Association

Open Dialogue Foundation

Willa Polonia Foundation

Media patronage: Kurier Galicyjski and Radist Viry



November 18

– arrival of delegates and guests to the conference

– Divine Liturgy in Academic Cathedral by His Excellency Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, Lviv Catholic Metropolitan.

– opening dinner.

November 19

– 11.00 – 16.00 – conference session.

November 20

– departure to Lviv.

– 16.00 – session in Mirror Hall of Lviv National University.

November 21

– pilgrimage to Saint Joseph Bilczewski’s places (Saint Joseph Bilczewski’s grave at the Yaniv Cemetery, St. Elizabeth Church, Lviv Metropolitan Curia, Main Building of Lviv National University, Latin Cathedral).

– 17.00 – organ music concert in memoriam of Saint Joseph Bilczewski (Latin Cathedral).

– 17.30 – lecture on Saint Joseph Bilczewski (Latin Cathedral).

– 18.00 – celebratory Divine Liturgy by His Excellency Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, Lviv Catholic Metropolitan (Latin Cathedral).