Second Priest is Appointed to Holy Epiphany Church in Boston
Through the intercession of Mitred Protopriest Roman Lukianov, the
Rector of Holy Epiphany Church in Boston, Priest Victor Boldewskul
was accepted by His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus as a clergyman
of the Diocese of Eastern America and New York and appointed as
a Deputy and Assistant Rector of the Russian Church in Boston.
Fr Victor Boldewskul was born in Rochester, NY. He was baptized
and raised in Holy Protection Parish. Upon graduating from high
school he entered Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville where he
diligently studied and worked in publishing. After seminary he continued
his education at Ohio State University, majoring in history. In
1993 he completed his Masterís thesis: The World View of St Iosif
Volotsky. In 1996 he received a grant and worked on his doctoral
dissertation in Moscow up until 1998. In Moscow he got married and,
having returned to the US, he was ordained a deacon in June of 1999
by Archbishop Alypy. On the feast of the Protection of the Most
Holy Theotokos, he was ordained a priest by then-Archbishop Laurus.
At first, Fr Victor served in Columbus, OH, and in 2001 he was appointed
senior priest of the cathedral in Cleveland. Fr Victor has two children
and is expecting the third child in August.