Milan ?a?ik C.M.
|Eparch of Mukacheve|
|Church||Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church|
|Diocese||Eparchy of Mukacheve|
|Appointed||17 March 2010|
|Term ended||14 July 2020|
|Successor||Nil Lushchak (Apostolic Administrator)|
|Ordination||6 June 1976 (Priest)|
by Julius Gábri?
|Consecration||6 January 2003 (Bishop)|
by Pope John Paul II
|Born||17 September 1952|
(present day Slovakia)
|Died||14 July 2020 (aged 67)|
|Previous post||Apostolic administrator of Eparchy of Mukacheve (2002-2010)|
|Motto||Ambassador marry blahov?styty nyschym? - sent me to preach to the poor|
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On July 31, 1971 he entered the missionary Congregation of Lazarists, and on September 27, 1973 he made his perpetual vows.
On 6 June 1976 he was ordained a priest. Later, he served in a variety of pastoral work, was originally chaplain, then - the pastor. With permission from the Vatican, Fr. Milan ?a?ik served in two rites: the Byzantine and the Latin.
From 1990 to 1992, he studied at the Pontifical Institute of Spirituality "Teresianum" in Rome where he received a master's degree.
On October 5, 1992 to 7 July 1998, he worked at the Apostolic Nunciature in Ukraine. Then within a year he was director of the novitiate of the Congregation of the Lazarist Fathers in Slovakia. In August 2000 he returned to Ukraine and became a pastor in Perechyn, Transcarpathia.
On 6 January 2003 in St. Peter's Basilica in Rome was his episcopal consecration.
He received Ukrainian citizenship in 2009 and the next year was appointed Eparchial Bishop of the same eparchy.