Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton Українська Католицька Едмонтонська Єпархія
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On January 25, 2007, he was appointed Bishop of the Eparchy of Edmonton and was enthroned on March 24, 2007 at St. Basil Church in Edmonton.
To lead all people into a continual deepening personal relationship with Jesus Christ, in and through His Church: By knowing God, loving God and serving God.
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Eparchial NewsEvents from the Eparchy and throughout the UGCC
The inaugural and first annual Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church Liturgical Singing Conference (UGCCSingCon) for cantors, singers, choir directors, clergy, and all those interested in church singing, will be held in Parma, Ohio, from October 5 to 7, 2018, at Pokrova...read more
WINDYK, Sister Irene Miroslawa, SSMI 1923-2018 Sister Irene passed away August 1, 2018 at the Mary Immaculate Health Care Centre, Mundare. She was 95 years of age, and 76 years in religious life. Miroslawa was born on August 13, 1923, in Kryvorivnia, Ukraine,...read more
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Jayne Buryn. For the past several years, Jayne served as Chair of the Eparchial Pastoral Council and Eparchial Communications Director. In her capacity as Communications Director, Jayne covered events and...read more
UPCOMING EVENTS During the month of September, the Eparchy of Edmonton conducts its annual Vocations and Seminary Collection. “It takes a whole village to raise a child.” It likewise takes the support of the whole Church to form a deacon, priest, religious,...read more
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton “It was a memorable celebration for our St. Sophia family,” says Ellen Yakimyshyn, Past Chair of St. Sophia Church Council. On Sunday, July 8, 2018, the north side of Sherwood Park’s...read more
By Ellen Yakimyshyn and Terry Oszust, Parishioners Approximately 60 people were able to join Bishop David Motiuk, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton, Fr. Rendy Yakimec, parish pastor, and Fr. Bohdan Nahachewsky for the sod-turning and blessing of the land on which...read more
The Pope thanks the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church (UGCC) for its witness to the unity of Christ’s Church Pope Francis meets with His Beatitude Sviatoslav at the Vatican (ENG/UKR)
Source: UGCC News Wednesday, 04 July 2018, 11:13 3 July at 10:00 AM, at Casa Santa Marta in the Vatican, Pope Francis met with His Beatitude Sviatoslav. The meeting was held at the request of the Head of UGCC, on the occasion of the celebration of the 1030th...read more
The Eparchy has a vacant position for a caretaker at Camp Oselia (on Lake Wabamun - approximately 45 minute drive from Edmonton). This position may be full time (35 hours) or part time (15 hours). Duties include: Landscaping – grass cutting, tree trimming,...read more
UPCOMING EVENTS 2018 Presbyteral Council meetings: October 29 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Providence Renewal Centre) 2018 Clergy Conferences: November 2 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Providence Renewal Centre) 2018 Annual Clergy Study Days: October 29-November 1 (Providence Renewal...read more
“Celebrating the Spirit of Two Peoples: Indigenous and Ukrainian” Reconciliation Focus of 9th Annual Bishop’s Prayer Breakfast
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton The Lord’s Prayer recited in Cree. Indigenous drummers performing the Honour Song. Jingle dancers calling for healing of the sick mingling at breakfast with Ukrainian Catholic...read more
By Laurie Kindrachuk, Calgary St. Stephen Protomartyr Views from the Pews newsletter and Jayne Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton When we arrive at church and look towards the sanctuary, where the holy altar is located, we’re...read more
The Eparchy Clergy Retreat 2018 took place at Sanctum Retreat Centre, Caroline. The retreat was led by Fr. Brian Kolodiejchuk, MC. He is a member of the Missionaries of Charity Fathers, postulator of the cause of canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and editor...read more
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton June 5, 2018: On Sunday, May 20th the Ukrainian Catholic community in the Edmonton Eparchy celebrated Pentecost, Zeleni Sviata (Green Holydays). Traditionally, a new day begins at 6...read more
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PART-Time CLEANER/JANITOR Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary 12909 113 Avenue NW, Edmonton AB Duties General housekeeping and cleaning (vacuuming, mopping, surface cleaning, dusting, and bathroom services) with occasional repairs. 16...read more
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Full-Time Institutional Cook Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary 12909 113 Avenue NW, Edmonton AB Duties Order, shop for, and prepare foodstuffs according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, and numbers of portions to be...read more
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: FULL-Time ADMINSTRATIVE ASSISTANT Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary Edmonton AB
FULL-Time ADMINSTRATIVE ASSISTANT Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary 12909 113 Avenue NW, Edmonton AB Duties Provide secretarial support, accounting and payroll support, donation tracking and receipting, archival support, purchasing, reception for the Seminary,...read more
Everyone is invited to come to this year’s Vidpust, which will take place Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Sts. Peter & Paul Grotto in Mundare. Schedule: 8AM - Divine Liturgy, 9:30AM - Blessing of Water, 9:45AM - Procession, 10AM - Solemn Divine Liturgy, noon - dinner...read more
The Annual “Aid to the Missionary Church in the World” collection is taken up throughout the Eparchy of Edmonton on Pentecost Sunday. Christ died for our sins on the life-giving wood of the Cross. His message of love, mercy and forgiveness is needed ever more in...read more
Pentecost Sunday: Prayer Services will be held on Julian Calendar Pentecost at St. Michaels Cemetery honouring all fallen soldiers who have died in battle for Ukraine’s freedom (at central cross) as well as for the bishops and priests of the Edmonton Eparchy. Everyone...read more
Liturgical PropersDivine Liturgy and Vespers Texts
August 19, 2018 – Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Tone 4; Post-feast of the Dormition; Holy Martyr Andrew the General and those with him (286-305)
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. We never cease to adore Your life-giving Cross, O Christ our God, And we glorify Your resurrection on the third...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Blessed is the man… is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! O what a wonder! The Source of Life is placed in a tomb; the grave becomes a ladder to heaven. Rejoice, Gethsemane, holy chamber...
August 12, 2018 – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, Tone 3; Post-feast of the Transfiguration; Holy Martyrs Photius and Anicetas (284-305). Dormition Fast
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 3 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. By Your Cross, O Christ our Saviour, the power of Death has been vanquished and the deceit of the devil has been...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma “Blessed is the man…” is sung only if the feast falls on a Sunday or Monday At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! O Lord, when You were transfigured before being crucified, Mount Tabor was made to...
August 5, 2018 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, Tone 2; Fore-feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ; Commemoration of the Consecration of the Holy Resurrection Patriarchal Sobor; Holy Martyr Eusignius (360-63). Dormition Fast
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 2 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Come, let us adore God the Word, Who was born of the Father before all ages, and was incarnate of the Virgin...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! Because of your spiritual inheritance you were named Panteleimon. By lovingly caring for the souls of all men and...
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 If You mark iniquities, Lord, who can stand?* But with You forgiveness is that You may be revered. You faithfully observed the Law and worked unceasingly for God the Creator. He granted you motherhood, Anna: your child brought...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Accept our evening prayer, O holy Lord, and grant us forgiveness of sins, for You alone manifested the...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the Man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 2 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! With what crowns of praises shall we honour the praised martyrs, the kind intercessors of the faithful people, the...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is taken. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! O all-compassionate Word, You carried Elias the Tishbite away from the earth in a chariot of fire. Through his...