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Job (Osacky) of Chicago

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In recognition of his more than twenty years of “good and faithful" service as archpastor, at the March 2004 session of the Holy Synod, Bp. Job was elevated to the rank of archbishop.
Abp. Job unexpectedly reposed in the Lord on the morning of Friday, [[December 18]], from a bad case of walking pneumonia, at a hotel in Maumee, Ohio. He is buried behind the altar of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Black Lick, PA. May his memory be eternal.  The Holy Synod of Bishops, at a brief meeting held in Chicago on December 23, 2009, after funeral services for which he had checked himself into His Eminence, the late Archbishop Job of Chicago, declared the hospital shortly beforeChicago See vacant. Funeral arrangements are still being madeMembers of the Holy Synod appointed His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, as Locum Tenens of the Diocese of the Midwest.
As of yet, the Holy Synod of the OCA has made no announcement as to who will be the ''[[locum tenens]]'' of the Midwest Diocese, nor when a replacement will be elected.

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