Archbishop Job, Memory Eternal!

From the Chicago Tribune:

Before Archbishop Job rose to national prominence for hastening reform in the Orthodox Church in America, the mild-mannered Chicago native earned acclaim for the twinkle in his eye and an ability to engage and entertain youth.

Fellow clergy and parishioners were astounded in 1996 when the Archbishop of Chicago and the Midwest accompanied a church youth group in Ohio on what was then the world’s tallest and fastest roller coaster.

That lighthearted act of courage illustrated how the soft-spoken bishop didn’t balk when it came to serving the church — an ironclad devotion that would serve him a decade later when he called for an investigation of church leaders accused of financial misconduct.

The rest here.


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