On 26th November, at 5 PM, in St. John the Baptist Archcathedral in Przemysl, Most Rev. Eugeniusz Popowicz, the Archbishop and Metropolitan of Przemysl – Warsaw, together with priests from the Przemysl Deanery, celebrated a panikhida (a memorial service) in memory of the victims of famines in Ukraine in 1921- 1923, 1932 – 33 and 1946 – 1947. The service was co-celebrated by Rev. Mitred Bogdan Stepan – the pastor, Rev. Mitred Volodymyr Danyliv, Rev. Dmytro Harasym, OSBM, Rev. Jan Tarapacki – the dean of the Przemysl Deanery, Rev. Pawel Rohun – the Chancellor of the Curia, Rev Dmytro Leszko – a vicar.
Following the service, the local youth presented a poetic and musical performance. Subsequently, priests and faithful formed a procession to a monument in memory of victims of famines in Ukraine (which is located on a square adjacent to the cathedral). Accompanied by the churchbell, participants of this solemn event put candles next to the monument.
The event was attended by many faithful, representatives of various cultural and social organizations and Aleksander Baczyk – the Honorary Consule of Ukraine in Przemysl.