Innocent Lotocky

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1915 – 2013

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Who was Innocent Lotocky?

Innocent Lotocky, O.S.B.M was an American Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Church. Prior to his consecration as bishop, he served for many years as pastor of Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church in Hamtramck, Michigan, U.S.

Innocent Lotocky, born in Stari Petlykivtsi, Austro-Hungarian Empire, in present-day - Ukraine, was ordained a priest in the Religious Order of Saint Basil the Great on November 24, 1940. From 1962 to 1980, Fr. Lotocky served as Pastor of Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church in Hamtramck, Michigan. He was appointed to the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Chicago on December 22, 1980, and ordained a bishop March 22, 1981. Lotocky remained at Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Chicago until July 2, 1993.

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 Bishop Innocent was taken to the hospital after having difficulty breathing. His condition deteriorated, and he died peacefully in Presence St. Mary Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois on July 4, 2013.

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Born
Nov 3, 1915
Austria-Hungary
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Died
Jul 4, 2013

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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