May 13, 2021

CYM unveils memorial plaque commemorating 75 years in the diaspora


Featuring a bas relief of the Archangel Michael, the patron saint of CYM, the plaque inscription reads: “In honor of CYM’s founders in the diaspora,” dated Munich, April 25, 1946, the date of the first organizational meeting to re-establish CYM in the diaspora. The plaque was designed by Ihor Semak from Kalush, Ukraine, and also features the CYM mottos, “God and Ukraine” and “Honor for Ukraine, Prepared to Defend It.” It was installed at the entrance of the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Intercession of the Mother of God and of St. Andrew the First-Called. April 25 is recognized as CYM’s Global Day of Prayer, and a video of the unveiling can be found on Facebook (