Bachynsky, Oleksander [Бачинський, Олександер; Bačyns'kyj], 1844–1933. Canon and vicar general of the metropolitan chapter of the Ukrainian Catholic church in Lviv, rector of the Greek Catholic Theological Seminary in Lviv (1883–93), church writer, translator of the Bible (both Old and New Testaments), editor of Bohoslovs’ka biblioteka (Theological Library); father of Yuliian Bachynsky. His works include: Bohosloviie dohmatychne (Dogmatic Theology, 1899), Bohosloviie moral'ne (Moral Theology, 1899), Pravo tserkovne (Church Law, 1901), Praktychnyi propovidnyk (Practical Preacher, 1901), Bohosloviie pastyrs'ke (Pastoral Theology, 1902), and Novyi Zavit (The New Testament, 1903).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]