Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton Українська Католицька Едмонтонська Єпархія

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Glory to Jesus Christ!
Glory for ever!

Слава Ісусу Христу!
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Pastoral Letter to the Ukrainian Catholic Faithful Image and Likeness of God

How do we as Ukrainian Catholics respond to those who are faced with the age-old questions of life and death? How do we remain faithful to the teaching of the Church, and at the same time journey with those in the midst of suffering and loneliness?

Family Matters - Growing Holy Families in the 21st Century

Pope Francis has asked that the whole Church take time to reflect on family life: What is God’s will for families? How do we live a life of Holiness? What is the meaning of the Sacrament of Marriage? etc. To help renew our marriages and family life the Edmonton Eparchy has devoted a new section on the website: Family Matters – Growing Holy Families in the 21st Century.

New Particular Law for the Ukrainian Catholic Church

Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk promulgated the new Particular Law for the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church on April 7, 2015. Both the English and Ukrainian texts are now available for reading and study.

Becoming a More Welcoming Parish: Letter on the Survey Results

Thank you to all who responded to the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton’s “Becoming a More Welcoming Parish” survey. The Eparchial Pastoral Council and I have compiled the results and will be using them as a foundation for engaging our Ukrainian Catholic community in the process of renewal, as addressed in the 25 Year Pastoral Plan (the Plan). We will also be sharing results pertinent to each parish with the respective parish pastors and councils to help each parish to build on its strengths and grow into an even more welcoming parish.

The Shroud of Turin an Official Replica

The Shroud of Turin Solemn Exposition of an Official Replica Authorized by the Archdiocese of Turin, Italy

Restoration of the Liturgical Practice of the KISS OF PEACE (ENG/UKR)

The Kiss of Peace is an expression of reconciliation and unity between the people present at a liturgical assembly. It originates with the widespread custom, in the ancient Western Mediterranean world, of people greeting each other with a kiss on the cheek. This was the custom in ancient Judea and was also practiced by Christians.

25 Year Pastoral Plan

Over the past several years, the Eparchial Pastoral Council has embarked upon an ambitious endeavour in discerning and preparing a 25 Year Pastoral Plan for the Eparchy of Edmonton.

Becoming A More Welcoming Parish

I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matthew 25:35) The Ukrainian Catholic Church throughout Alberta has embarked upon an exciting and courageous 25 Year Pastoral Plan, entitled Evangelization: A New Springtime.

Home of Hope Project

The Edmonton Eparchy in partnership with the Bridge of Hope has embarked on a charitable project entitled “Home of Hope”. It is a sanctuary and support for teenage girls, who no longer qualify for Ukrainian Government protection services, and need a safe place to work on their education and career.

Clergy Retreat 2018

The Eparchy Clergy Retreat 2018 took place at Sanctum Retreat Centre, Caroline. The retreat was...

Mundare Vidpust Pilgrimage

Everyone is invited to come to this year’s Vidpust, which will take place Sunday, June 24, 2018 at...

Photos – St Michael’s Cemetery Prayer Service

Pentecost Sunday: Prayer Services will be held on Julian Calendar Pentecost at St. Michaels...

Prayer Services at St. Michael Cemetery Honouring Fallen Soldiers in Battle for Ukraine’s Freedom

Prayer Services will be held on Julian Calendar Pentecost at St. Michaels Cemetery honouring all...

Miscarriage, Stillbirth or Newborn Death, Memorial Service and Sharing

On May 11, 2018, 6:00 pm. – 8:30 pm. at Holy Eucharist Parish, 6425-120 Ave,  We welcome all who...

A Home of Our Own: St. Sophia’s Dream Comes to Fruition

By Ellen Yakimyshyn and Terry Oszust, Parishioners Approximately 60 people were able to join...

A gentle breeze offered by the Holy Spirit: Sub-deacons ordination in Calgary

By Laurie Kindrachuk, Calgary St. Stephen Protomartyr Views from the Pews newsletter and Jayne...

Special meaning in Divine Liturgy at Knights of Columbus convention: Several Churches join in celebration

By Bill Lewchuk, 4th Degree Knight of Columbus and Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator,...

The St. Basil UCWLC “One Day Retreat” “Jesus I Trust in You”

Dear Edmonton Eparchy Pastors and Parishioners, Guests and Friends:   YOU ARE INVITED TO: The St....

Praznyk reached out to the community: The Holy Spirit at work at Festival of the Mother of God

By Bill Lewchuk, St. Stephen Protomartyr Ukrainian Catholic Parish, Calgary (Edit and design by...

From Pascha to Pascha: We are Easter People - Let Us Beam With Festive Joy








Bishop David

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.

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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 News

Events from the Eparchy and throughout the UGCC


The UGCC Liturgical Singing Conference 2018

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...

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+Sr Irene Miroslawa, SSMI Falls Asleep in The Lord

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,...

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+Jayne Buryn, Falls Asleep in The Lord

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...

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Summer Position – Caretaker Camp Oselia

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,...

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Clergy Retreat 2018

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...

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Mundare Vidpust Pilgrimage

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...

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Liturgical Propers

Divine Liturgy and Vespers Texts


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...

July 20, 2018 – The Holy and Glorious Prophet Elias

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...