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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
Churches share Christmas offerings to help those living with mental illness and poverty Edmonton, May 17, 2018 – An annual Christmas campaign at Christian churches in Edmonton has raised nearly $60,000 to help provide safe and affordable housing for those who are...read more
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 is encouraged to...read more
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, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton May 10, 2018: On the weekend of April 27th to the 29th, 2018, the Knights of Columbus held their annual provincial convention in...read more
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
https://youtu.be/KdkKgZs2ATY Mothers and Myrrh-bearing Women Soon after Jesus’ resurrection, the word of God continued to spread and the number of faithful greatly increased – so much so that the twelve disciples had difficulty in continuing to care for the widows...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
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
Liturgical PropersDivine Liturgy and Vespers Texts
July 22, 2018 – Commemoration of the First Six Ecumenical Councils, Tone 8; the Holy Myrrh-bearer and Equal-to-the-Apostles Mary Magdalene; Return of the Relics of the Priest-Martyr Phocas
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 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...
July 15, 2018 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Tone 7; the Holy Grand Prince Vladimir (Volodymyr), Equal-to-the-Apostles, Named Basil at Holy Baptism (1015); Holy Martyrs Cyricus and Julitta, His Mother
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...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “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! When the love of God took possession of you, venerable Anthony, you began to look upon the enticements of the world...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “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...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma “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! What crowns of praise shall we weave for Peter and Paul? They were separated in the body but united in spirit, and outstanding...
July 1, 2018 – Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, Tone 5; the Holy Unmercenaries and Wonderworkers Cosmas and Damian
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...
June 27, 2018 – Bishop-Martyr Nykolai (Nicholas) Charnetsky and the Twenty-Seven Other New Blesseds of the Church of Rus’-Ukraine Beatified in 2001; Our Venerable Father Samson, Host of Strangers (527-65)
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma “Blessed is the man” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 6 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! Placing all your hope upon God, you accepted the covenant of the Heavenly Teacher, Who said: “Let not your hearts be troubled!”...
June 24, 2018 – Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Tone 4; the Nativity of the Honourable and Glorious Prophet John, Forerunner and Baptist of Christ (Apostle’s Fast)
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! Most wise and praised Apostle Jude, your sound has gone out into all the earth, guiding as lightning to the never-fading Light...
GREAT VESPERS 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 destroyed. Therefore, mankind, saved by faith,...