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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
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton From 6:30 p.m. on Friday April 20 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, 19 women of all ages joined together for a “time of rest in the Lord, away from the busyness of life.” An...read more
On May 11, 2018, 6:00 pm. – 8:30 pm. at Holy Eucharist Parish, 6425-120 Ave, We welcome all who have suffered the loss of a baby – stillborn, miscarriage or a newborn. We will offer a memorial service and then share refreshments and fellowship following the...read more
Annual Meeting of the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops of Canada and the United States of America – May 1-3, 2018
L to R Bishop Andriy Rabiy Administrator Of Archeparchy of Philadelphia; Bishop David Motiuk, Eparch Of Edmonton; Archbishop Stefan Soroka, Emeritus Of Archeparchy Of Philadelphia; Bishop Paul Chomnycky , Eparch Of Stamford; Metropolitan Archbishop Lawrence Huculak,...read more
Source: thevitalbeat.ca/ Sister Aloysia still finds purpose in helping others, something she’s been doing for nearly 90 years. Turning 105 hasn’t dampened her call to serve in whatever way she’s able, even as a resident at the Mundare Mary Immaculate Care...read more
UPCOMING EVENTS 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...read more
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton If physically, mentally and financially able, adherents of the Muslim faith are required to make at least one pilgrimage visit in their lifetimes to Mecca, birthplace of their...read more
The silent colour film portrays the construction of St. Josaphat Cathedral in Edmonton, Alberta, at various stages of the work, over a four year period. It features various Basilian fathers, Bishop Vasyl Ladyka, OSBM, and Fr. Philip Ruh, OMI who is seen very briefly,...read more
By Marco Levytsky, New Pathway – Ukrainian News Western Bureau Bishop David Motiuk, Ukrainian Catholic Eparch of Edmonton, blesses the Easter baskets at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Edmonton on Holy Saturday, March 31. Besides the special foods, the...read more
Seek those things common to all religions: Ukrainian Catholic women reach out to their Muslim neighbours
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton (T)he aim of interreligious dialogue is not to convert the other, rather seek those things which are common to the different religions and thus work jointly for the better of...read more
Story and photos by Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton January 25, 2018: During the feast of Theophany, the Ukrainian Catholic Church celebrates Christ’s baptism by St. John the Baptist on the Jordan River. As in a...read more
About Mission Days: Through our active participation in the spiritual efforts of these ten Mission Days, once again we are called upon to discover and understand anew that our parish communities and families (domestic churches) are missionary in nature. Such...read more
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By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton January 25, 2018: “This is my first time and I will definitely do it again.” So noted a participant in his evaluation of the 2017 Called to be Holy Men’s Conference. The event...read more
Fri, April 6 – Bright Friday and The Repose of Our Holy Father Methodius, Teacher of the Slavs (885)
GREAT VESPERS The Paschal Troprion is sung three times: first by the clergy, then by the faithful, then half by the clergy, and half by the faithful. We continue to sing the Troparion with verses from Psalm 67: Paschal Troparion Christ is risen from the dead,*...read more
UPCOMING EVENTS A “Moleben for Life” will be celebrated at 7:00 pm, May 7, at Saint Josaphat Cathedral, to coincide with the annual National Week of Life and Family and the annual Alberta March for Life. This year’s Alberta March for Life takes place on May 10, the...read more
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPXdbxFMUMM The Resurrection and the Gift of Eternal Life Today, we celebrate the glorious feast of the Resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Today, we sing a hymn of victory, for in our Lord’s Passover from death to life, Christ our...read more
His Beatitude Patriarch Sviatoslav’ 2018 Paschal Message, Letter to Priests & Letter to Youth (ENG/UKR)
PDF - Patriarchal Paschal Greeting ENG PDF - Patriarchal Paschal Greeting UKR PDF - Patriarchal Pastoral Letter to Priests ENG PDF - Patriarchal Pastoral Letter to Priests UKR PDF - Patriarchal Pastoral Letter to Youth ENG PDF - Patriarchal Pastoral Letter to Youth...read more
Liturgical PropersDivine Liturgy and Vespers Texts
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! Now the tongues of fire begin a new way of speech; now God's mighty works are revealed, that all the earth born may believe! This is truly the sign that salvation has...
VESPERS After the initial Amen, all kneel and sing in Tone 6: Heavenly King, Advocate, Spirit of Truth,* who are everywhere present and fill all things,* Treasury of Blessings, Bestower of Life,* come, and dwell within us;* cleanse us of all that defiles us,* and O...
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Behold, we celebrate today the Feast of Pentecost, the descent of the Holy Spirit, the fulfilment of the promise and the realization of hope. How wonderful and...
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! Ascending to heaven, from where You came, do not leave us as orphans, Lord. Let Your Spirit come, bringing peace to the...
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 6 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. The Lord ascended into heaven to send the Comforter into this world. The heavens prepared His throne and the clouds were His ladder; the angels marvelled at the...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 6 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. O Christ, You won the victory over Hades, You ascended the Cross so that You might raise up with Yourself all those who...
May 09 – Leave-taking of Pascha; the Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot; the Transfer of the Relics (1087) of Our Holy Father Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra to Bari; Holy Prophet Isaiah (8th c. BC); Holy Martyr Christopher (249-51)
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man” is taken. At Psalm 140 In Tone 2 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. The man who was born blind from birth asked himself: Was I born blind because of the sin of my parents, or am I a...
May 8 – The Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian; Our Venerable Father Arsenius the Great (408-50); Arsenius the Great (450)
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 5 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. The man who had once been blind, confessed in his soul and mind, and proclaimed with his words that his eyes had been opened, through spittle and dust by the Lord...
May 3 – Repose of our Venerable Father Theodosius, Hegumen of the Monastery of the Caves at Kyiv (1074); Holy Martyrs Timothy and Maura
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! By Your death, O Christ, You destroyed the dominion of death; by Your glorious rising, You gave life to mankind! You raised the human race with Yourself by Your...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man” is taken. At Psalm 140 In Tone 5 Today is the radiant and beautiful day which marks the middle of the Savior's feast of Resurrection! The feast which fills the world with grace has now reached high noon! The miracle...