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Mission Days 2018 – May 09-May 20

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...

Mission Days 2017 – May 24-June 4

About Mission Days: Through our active participation in the spiritual e orts of these ten Mis- sion 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...

Mission Days 2016

About Mission Days: By taking an active role in the spiritual efforts of these ten Mission Days, we are called to better understand that, by their very nature, our parish communities and families (domestic churches) have a missionary character. This missionary spirit...

Mission Days 2015

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...

Survey Extended and Now Includes a PDF Printable Copy

Survey – How Welcoming is My Parish?  As part of our 25 Year Pastoral Plan, the Eparchy of Edmonton is working towards transforming our parishes into even more welcoming places, places where we encounter the living Christ. Help us become more welcoming parishes by...

Welcoming and Hospitality at St. Basil’s Parish

St. Basil’s parish council encouraged entire families to attend a special family celebration with the goal of extending hospitality and becoming a more welcoming and Vibrant Parish in keeping with Bishop David Motiuk’s 25 year pastoral plan. On Sunday September 15,...

Becoming A More Welcoming Parish

Becoming A More Welcoming Parish Towards A Ministry of Welcome   I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matthew 25:35) Our 25 Year Pastoral Plan The Ukrainian Catholic Church throughout Alberta has embarked upon an exciting and courageous 25 Year Pastoral Plan,...

Vibrant Parish meeting in Ukraine

Brukhovitsi/Lviv, Ukraine, 13/14 May 2013: The Working Group for the Strategic Development of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church for the period until 2020 under the leadership of Most Rev. Ken Nowakowski (Bishop of New Westminster, Canada) and Most Rev. Bohdan...

Calendar

April 20, 2018
  • Our Venerable Father Theodore Trichinas (that is, ?the one who wears a hair shirt?); Holy Anastasius of Mt. Sinai (686); Acts 8:40-9:19; John 6:48-54;Abstinence from meat and foods that contain meat.

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April 21, 2018
  • The Holy Priest-Martyr Januarius and Those with Him (305-11); the Holy Martyr Theodore of Pergia (138-61); Acts 9:20-31; John 15:17-16:2;

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April 22, 2018
  • Fourth Sunday after Pascha. Sunday of the Paralytic, Tone 3; our Venerable Father Theodore of Syceum (613); Acts 9:32-42; John 5:1-15;

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April 23, 2018
  • ?ÿThe Holy and Glorious Great-Martyr, Victory-bearer and Wonderworker George; Acts 10:1-16; Acts 12:1-11; John 6:56-69; John 15:17-16:2;

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April 24, 2018
  • The Holy Martyr Sabbas Stratelates (?the General?) (364-78); Acts 10:21-33; John 7:1-13;

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April 25, 2018
  • Mid-Pentecost; the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark (54-68); Acts 14:6-18; 1 Peter 5:6-14; John 7:14-30; Mark 6:7-13;

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April 26, 2018
  • The Holy Priest-Martyr Basil, Bishop of Amasia (c. 322); Acts 10:34-43; John 8:12-20;

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April 27, 2018
  • The Holy Priest-Martyr Simeon, Relative of the Lord; Our Venerable Father Stephen, Bishop of Volodymyr in Volhynia (1094); Acts 10:44-11:10; John 8:21-30;Abstinence from meat and foods that contain meat.

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April 28, 2018
  • The Holy Apostles Jason and Sosipater; the Holy Martyrs Dadas, Maximus and Quintilianus (286-305); Our Father among the Saints Cyril of Turau (1183); Acts 12:1-11; John 8:31-42;

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April 29, 2018
  • Fifth Sunday after Pascha. Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, Tone 4; the Nine Holy Martyrs of Cyzicus (313-24); the Venerable Memnon the Wonderworker; Acts 11:19-26, 29-30; John 4:5-42;

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April 30, 2018
  • The Holy Apostle James, Brother of Saint John the Theologian (c. 44); Acts 12:12-17; Acts 12:1-11; John 8:42-51; Luke 5:1-11;

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May 1, 2018
  • The Holy Prophet Jeremiah (625-585 BC); Coronation of Pochaiv Icon of the Mother of God (1773); Passing into Eternal Life (1951) of Blessed Klymentii (Clement) Sheptytsky, Archimandrite of the Studites and Confessor; Acts 12:25-13:12; John 8:51-59;

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May 2, 2018
  • Our Father Among the Saints Athanasius the Great (373); Acts 13:13-24; John 6:5-14;

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May 3, 2018
  • The Repose of our Venerable Father Theodosius, Hegumen of the Monastery of the Caves at Kyiv and Organizer of the Cenoebitic (Common) Life in Rus? (1074) and the Holy Martyrs Timothy and Maura (286-305); Acts 14:20-27; Hebrews 13:7-16; John 9:39-10:9; Matthew 11:27-30;

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May 4, 2018
  • The Holy Martyr Pelagia; Acts 15:5-34; John 10:17-28;Abstinence from meat and foods that contain meat.

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May 5, 2018
  • The Holy and Glorious Martyr Irene (321-23); Our Venerable Father Nicephoras, Hegumen of the Monastery at Medicius; Acts 15:35-41; John 10:27-38;

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May 6, 2018
  • Sixth Sunday after Pascha. Sunday of the Man Born Blind, Tone 5; the Holy, Just and Long-suffering Job; Acts 16:16-34; John 9:1-38;

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May 7, 2018
  • Commemoration of the Appearance of the Sign of the Precious Cross over Jerusalem at the Third Hour of the Day during the Reign of Constantine (351); the Holy Martyr Acacius (286-305); Acts 17:1-15; John 11:47-57;

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May 8, 2018
  • The Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian; Our Venerable Father Arsenius the Great (408-50); Arsenius the Great (450); Acts 17:19-28; 1 John 1:1-7; John 12:19-36; John 19:25-27; 21:24-25;

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May 9, 2018
  • 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); Acts 18:22-28; 1 Corinthians 4:9-16; John 12:36-47; Matthew 13:54-58;The Feast of St. Simon is transferred from May 10.

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May 10, 2018
  • The Ascension of our Lord, God and Saviour Jesus Christ; Acts 1:1-12; Luke 24:36-53;

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May 11, 2018
  • Post-feast of the Ascension; the Holy Cyril (869) and Methodius (885), Teachers of the Slavs and Equals-to-the-Apostles and the Dedication of the City of Constantinople (330); the Holy Priest-Martyr Mocius (284-305); Passing into Eternal Life of Blessed Vasyl (Basil) Hopko, Auxiliary Bishop of Presvov (+1976); Acts 19:1-8; Hebrews 7:26-8:2; John 14:1-11; John 10:9-16;Abstinence from meat and foods that contain meat.

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May 12, 2018
  • Post-feast of the Ascension; our Holy Father Epiphanius, Bishop of Cyprus (403); Germanus, Patriarch of Constantinople (733); Acts 20:7-12; John 14:10-21;

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May 13, 2018
  • Seventh Sunday after Pascha. Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea, Tone 6; the Holy Martyr Glyceria (138-61); Acts 20:16-18, 28-36; John 17:1-13;

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May 14, 2018
  • Post-feast of the Ascension; the Holy Martyr Isidore (249-51); Acts 21:8-14; John 14:27-15:7;

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May 15, 2018
  • Post-feast of the Ascension; our Venerable Father Pachomius the Great (346); Acts 21:26-32; John 16:2-13;

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May 16, 2018
  • Post-feast of the Ascension; our Venerable Father Theodore the Sanctified, Disciple of Saint Pachomius (364); Acts 23:1-11; John 16:15-23;

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May 17, 2018
  • Post-feast of the Ascension; the Holy Apostle Andronicus and those with him; Passing into Eternal Life (1952) of Blessed Ivan Ziatyk, Protohegumen of the Redemptorists and Martyr; Acts 25:13-19; John 16:23-33;

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May 18, 2018
  • Leave-taking of the Ascension; the Holy Martyr Theodotus of Ancyra (284-305); Holy Martyrs Peter, Dionysius and Those with Them; the Seven Holy Virgins; Acts 27:1-44; John 17:18-26;Abstinence from meat and foods that contain meat.

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May 19, 2018
  • All Souls Saturday; the Holy Priest-Martyr Patrick, Bishop of Prussa, and Those with Him (361- 63); Acts 28:1-31; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17; John 21:15-25; John 5:24-30;

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