Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton Українська Католицька Едмонтонська Єпархія
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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?
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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
Acolyte Camp: (August 6-11th, 2018) All active Acolytes, and boys of the Eparchy of Edmonton (7 years and older) or those wishing to become active Acolytes are invited to attend at Camp St. Basil on Pigeon Lake. Acolytes (Altar Boys) serve an integral part in our...read more
Pastoral Letter by His Beatitude marking the 100th Anniversary of the renewed Ukrainian Statehood (UKR
PASTORAL LETTER OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS OF THE MAJOR ARCHIEPISCOPATE OF KYIV-HALYCH OF THE UKRAINIAN GREEK-CATHOLIC CHURCH On the 100th Anniversary of the Re-establishment of the Ukrainian State Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers, Venerable Brothers and Sisters in...read more
UPCOMING EVENTS During Great Lent, the Eparchy of Edmonton conducts its annual collection for “Aid to the Missionary Church in Canada.” The purpose of this collection is to support the needs of the Church in Canada. Three charitable institutions are the recipients of...read more
The following Clergy Pastoral Assignments take effect August 1, 2018: Calgary – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish – Rev. Roman Planchak Calgary – Saint Stephen the Protomartyr Parish – Rev. Greg Faryna Camrose and District Parishes – Rev. Mark Bayrock...read more
For more information visit: camposelia.com Calling All Adventurers! Join the sacred quest that will delve deep into the greatest Kingdom of all! This is not for the feint of heart, for we shall battle dragons, cross perilous obstacles, build mighty catapults, duel...read more
The Passing of a True Friend and Mentor: Bishop David Motiuk Mourns the Passing of Archbishop Joseph N. MacNeil
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton “Archbishop Joseph was a true friend and mentor,” reflects Most Reverend Bishop David Motiuk, of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton, on the passing of...read more
Newman Theological College Welcomes Relocation of Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary to Edmonton
Source: Newman.edu Edmonton, February 9, 2018 - The faculty of Newman Theological College received the news of the decision to relocate Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary to the Basilian House of Studies in Edmonton with great excitement and joy. The College has...read more
Please join us if you have experienced the loss of a Loved one GriefShare is a 11 - week program for those searching for support in their grief over the loss of a loved one. Each session will include a video and group discussion. Our goal is to build community with...read more
Pastoral Letter of the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops of Canada Announcing THE RELOCATION OF HOLY SPIRIT UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC SEMINARY To the Very Reverend Clergy, Monastics and Religious Sisters, Seminarians and Laity of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada: (The Lord...read more
A photo essay by Leah Hennel - Calgary Herald She has lived in a convent since she was 16, but Sister Laura Prokop has hardly led a cloistered life. The 71-year-old nun is well aware of how the world has changed since she joined the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate...read more
Preserving Tradition: Edmonton Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy Pastoral Centre welcomes Christmas caroling
Story and photos by Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton January 8, 2018: Once again this year, the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton Pastoral Centre rang with the sound of music. The custom of singers visiting homes...read more
Join Fr. Bo Nahachewsky in the beauty of God’s creation at this retreat style Icon workshop at camp Oselia. Participants will complete a Byzantine icon of the crucifixion, under Fr. Bo’s instruction and will have the opportunity to explore prayer and silent reflection...read more
A romantic candlelit dinner for couples married or dating, ``Table for Two`` provides the ideal opportunity to focus only on each other. Each of the four courses is served up with discussion starters which invite couples to explore and deepen their relationship with...read more
“Sharing in the Healing Ministry of Jesus”: Eighth annual Bishop’s Gala Celebrates Catholic Health Care in Alberta
Story and photos by Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton On Thursday, December 7, 2017, 236 guests, “the most we’ve ever had!” according to chief event organizer, Andrea Leader, from all walks of life and affiliations...read more
Prayer in the Life of the Church Epistle of the Synod of Bishops of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church in 2017 to Clergy, Monastics, and Laity “Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11: 1) Very Reverend and Reverend fathers! Venerable brothers and sisters in monasticism!...read more
UPCOMING EVENTS Pastors are kindly requested to forward to the Chancery Office by January 31 (or shortly after their annual general parish meeting) the following documents for each parish or mission in their pastoral care: A current list of the Parish Council Members,...read more
https://youtu.be/HdDl8-vyktg 2017 Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord “Gospel of the Family” God is love. Christ is Born! Let us Glorify Him! Dear Faithful: We are celebrating the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, one of the greatest...read more
Liturgical PropersDivine Liturgy and Vespers Texts
Sunday, March 18 – Fifth Sunday of the Great Fast: Our Venerable Mother, Mary of Egypt, Tone 8; Our Holy Father Cyril, Archbishop of Jerusalem (386)
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 8 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. O Christ, during this spiritual service, we sing to You these evening prayers, commemorating the mercy You have...
Friday, March 16 – Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts for Friday of the Fifth Week of the Great Fast
LITURGY OF THE PRESANCTIFIED GIFTS At Psalm 140 In Tone 6 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Departing from Your divine precepts as from Jerusalem, and going down to the passions of Jericho, travelling by way of the cares of this life...
Sunday, March 11 – Fourth Sunday of the Great Fast: St. John Climacus, Tone 7; Our Holy Father Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem (638)
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 7 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Come, let us rejoice in the Lord, Who destroyed the power of death and enlightened the human race; and let us...
Friday, March 9 – Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts for Friday of the Fourth Week of the Great Fast
LITURGY OF THE PRESANCTIFIED GIFTS At Psalm 140 In Tone 7 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. I have enslaved the dignity of my soul to the passions, and have become like the beasts; I can no longer raise my eyes to You, O God most...
LITURGY OF THE PRESANCTIFIED GIFTS At Psalm 140 In Tone 7 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Like the prodigal, I have turned away from Your grace; I have wasted the riches of Your goodness, O Lord. I now run to You and cry out: I...
March 4 – Third Sunday of the Great Fast: Veneration of the Holy Cross, Tone 6; Our Venerable Father Gerasimus of the Jordan (475)
GREAT VESPERS Before the beginning of the service, the Precious Cross is brought from the table of the Prothesis or the sacristy and placed on the Holy Table. A candle is lit and left burning in front of it. Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm...
LITURGY OF THE PRESANCTIFIED GIFTS At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Like the prodigal I squandered my paternal inheritance, and now I am in desolation. I dwell in the land of the wicked. In my folly, I became...
Feb 24 – The First and Second Finding of the Precious Head of the Holy, Glorious Prophet and Forerunner John the Baptist
DIVINE LITURGY Troparia and Kontakia Troparion, Tone 4: The head of the Forerunner has dawned from the earth* shedding rays of incorruption and healing on those who believe;* from on high it assembles the multitude of angels,* from below it summons the human race* to...
LITURGY OF THE PRESANCTIFIED GIFTS At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. O faithful, to undertake a spiritual fast, we must speak no deceit with our tongues nor place obstacles in the path of each other. But by...
Feb 25 – Second Sunday of the Great Fast: St. Gregory of Palamas, Tone 5; Our Holy Father Tarasius, Archbishop of Constantinople (806)
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 5 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. With Your precious Cross, O Christ, You have put the Devil to shame. With Your Resurrection You have deadened...