The growth of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada progressed steadily. In 1956, after the death of Archbishop B. Ladyka, Pope Pius XII established the Ukrainian Catholic Metropolitinate in Canada which was situated in Winnipeg. Bishop Maxim Hermaniuk, CSSR, who was the Auxiliary Bishop for Archbishop Ladyka, became the first Metropolitan of Canada. The existing exarchates were announced as eparchies. In 1974, during the papacy of Pope Paul VI from the western eparchy with its see in Edmonton was established another eparchy directed by Bishop Jerome Chimy, OSBM, and situated in New Westminster, while Rev. Demetrius Greschuk became the Auxiliary Bishop of Edmonton. In 1982, Bishop Andrew Roberecki of Saskatoon passed away and the administrative duties were carried out by Rev. Rudolph Luzney until Bishop Filevich investure in December, 1983. In 1982, Bishop Myron Daciuk, OSMB, became the Auxiliary Bishop of the Winnipeg Archdiocese. In 1986, Bishop Neil Savaryn passed away and his position was succeeded by Auxiliary Bishop D. Greschuk.
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