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122217 ukraineCHARLOTTE — An Advent Youth Rally Dec. 8-9 included a Divine Liturgy at St. Ann Church offered by Father Lubomyr Zhybak from Youngstown, Ohio.

The two-day youth rally, held at St. Ann Parish and Holy Trinity Middle School, was organized by Father Joseph Matlak, chaplain of Holy Trinity Middle School and administrator of St. Basil Ukrainian Catholic Mission in Charlotte.

Several priests and deacons from the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat in Parma, Ohio, were also in attendance at the Byzantine rite liturgy. St. Basil the Great Mission is an Eastern Christian mission in full communion with the pope. For more information, go to www.stbasil.weebly.com.
— Photo provided by Amy Burger