The metropolitan sent Mitrofan back to Novgorod and placed Antonii in the See of Peremyshl, near Kiev.
For example, in 1331, the metropolitan, then staying in Vladimir-in-Volynia, consecrated Archbishop Vasilii, in the presence of bishops of Polotsk, Vladimir, Galich, Peremyshl, and Kholm.
In the presence of the God-loving bishops Afanasii of Vladimir, Feodor of Galich, Grigorii of Kholm, and Mark of Peremyshl, and by agreement of the other bishops, three worthy people were chosen in accordance with the canonical regulations: the hieromonk Arsenii, the hieromonk Vasilii, and the Archimandrite Lavrentii.
Some authors claim that they also established the dioceses of Peremyshl and Cracow a hundred years before St.
Religious life continued to flourish in the Kievan capital and to expand its missionary influence throughout the entire realm of the Grand Principate of Kiev - to the north into the duchies of Novhorod, Suzdal, and Moscow; and westward, to Halych, Lviv, and Peremyshl.