His Beatitude Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, was presented with a copy of God’s Martyr, History’s Witness: Blessed Nykyta Budka the First Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Bishop of Canada by Bishop David and Metropolitan Lawrence. The biography is written by Fr. Athanasius McVay. It is published by the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton and the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies.

The first public launch will take place at Verkhovyna, St. Josaphat Cathedral Hall, Edmonton Friday, 24 October 2014, at 7:00 in the evening.

For the time being, the book is available only through the Edmonton Eparchial Chancery  at a cost of $25

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(From Left to Right) Metropolitan Lawrence Huculak, His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk (holding the book) and Bishop David Motiuk. Photo taken by Bishop Ken Nowakowski.