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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
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
Source: The Ukrainian Weekly By Lidia M. Wasylynread more
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
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
https://youtu.be/o0LDu6h5GLk 2018 Easter Message by the Most Rev. Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops In Canada, the celebration of Easter, which coincides with the emergence of spring, is...read more
2018 PASTORAL LETTER OF THE UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF CANADA ON THE OCCASION OF THE FEAST OF THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD To the Very Reverend Clergy, Monastics and Religious Sisters and Brothers, Seminarians and Laity of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada:...read more
EASTER PASTORAL LETTER OF HIS BEATITUDE SVIATOSLAV Most Reverend Archbishops and Bishops, Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers, Venerable Brothers and Sisters in Monastic and Religious Life, Dearly Beloved Laity in Christ of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church Christ is...read more
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton Sponsored by the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy...read more
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
Holy Spirit Seminary moving from Ottawa to Edmonton “In Sacred Scripture, we find various examples of journeys undertaken by the people of God in response to the call of the Lord,” note the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops of Canada in a Pastoral announcement of the move of...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
Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton celebrates restoration of a spiritual heritage site Photos and article by Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton February 22, 2018: “My heart is filled with joy and pride,” Bishop David...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
Liturgical PropersDivine Liturgy and Vespers Texts
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...
Fifth Sunday after Pascha. Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, Tone 4; the Nine Holy Martyrs of Cyzicus (313-24); the Venerable Memnon the Wonderworker
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 4 If You mark iniquities, Lord, who can stand?* But with You forgiveness is that You may be revered. The mid-point of the feast has arrived; the days which begin with the resurrection of the...