Yaroslav Pryriz

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Yaroslav Pryriz
Eparchy of Sambir – Drohobych
Church Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
In office 27 October 2011–present
Predecessor Yulian Voronovskyi
Ordination 4 December 1988 (Priest)
by Mykhaylo Sabryha
Consecration 29 April 2006 (Bishop)
by Lubomyr Husar
Personal details
Birth name Yaroslav Mykolayovych Pryriz
Born (1963-03-30) 30 March 1963 (age 52)
Lastivka, Ukrainian SSR
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Bishop Yaroslav Pryriz (Ukrainian: Ярослав Приріз; born March 30, 1963 in Lastivka, Turka Raion, Lviv Oblast, Ukrainian SSR) is the Eparchial bishop of Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Sambir – Drohobych since October 27, 2011.[1]

Working at a state job as a technician, he simultaneously studied in the underground seminary in Lviv. In December 4, 1988, he received priestly ordination at the hands of Bishop Mykhaylo Sabryha. Then he joined the Redemptorists Congregation in 1992.

On April 29, 2006, he received episcopal consecration at the hands of Major Archbishop Lubomyr Husar. He was appointed Auxiliary bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Sambir – Drohobych with title of Auzia. In April 21, 2010 he was appointed as the Coadjutor bishop at the same Eparchy.[2]

Since October 27, 2011, he is serving as the Eparch of this Eparchy.


  1. ^ "Bishop Jaroslav Pryriz, C.SS.R.". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 23 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Gabriel Chow. "Diocese of Sambir–Drohobych". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Yulian Voronovskyi
Eparch of Sambir – Drohobych
27 October 2011–present