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Between the Pews Cast

Let’s discover Christ together. In Between the Pews Cast, we talk about everything from joining our mission to vocations. To get a monthly update on what’s new in the cast, make sure to sign up for the Bishop’s Mailing list atΒ!

Season One

Episode One: Becoming a Catholic

Join Fr. Bo at Dormition Parish as we talk about;

πŸ‘‰ What do you expect in a church service?
πŸ‘‰ What do I even wear to church?
πŸ‘‰ Do I have to be baptized?
πŸ‘‰ Do I need to know Ukrainian to attend a Ukrainian Catholic Church?

Episode Two: A Journey to Priesthood

Listen to Father Planchak’s story about his journey to the priesthood in Yugoslavia where we discuss;

πŸ‘‰Β Why he became a priest
πŸ‘‰Β His journey from Yugoslavia to Canada
πŸ‘‰Β His experiences in seminary
πŸ‘‰Β Vocations of other priests and what drew them to the priesthood

Episode Three: A Journey to Priesthood (Part two)

Join Father Planchak as he discusses how to become a Ukrainian Catholic priest where we discuss:
πŸ‘‰ What’s the first step in becoming a Catholic priest?
πŸ‘‰ What do you need to become a priest?
πŸ‘‰ What traits make a good priest?
πŸ‘‰ What should you know before entering the priesthood?
πŸ‘‰ What is the seminary like?Β 

Episode Four: Feast For Dormition

πŸ‘‰ What is the Feast for Dormition?
πŸ‘‰ As the church, how did we hear about the Dormition?
πŸ‘‰ What is the meaning behind the Holy Mother of God Icon?
πŸ‘‰ What are some actions an individual can do for the Feast Dormition?
πŸ‘‰ What are some things a family can do together during Dormition?

Episode Five: Questions for becoming a Catholic

πŸ‘‰ How do you actually become a Catholic? What are the steps?
πŸ‘‰ How do you advance your knowledge of the Ukrainian Catholic faith?
πŸ‘‰ Do you have to be re-baptized as a Roman Catholic when joining the Ukrainian Catholic Church?
πŸ‘‰ Do adults get baptized and go through an initiation?
πŸ‘‰ What can you start doing now that you’re a Catholic?

Episode Six: What’s the difference between the Ukrainian Catholic Church and the Roman Catholic Church?

Join Fr. Bo having a conversation with Fr. Kris, a Roman Catholic Priest, for the Archdiocese of Edmonton! In this episode we discuss:

πŸ‘‰ What does the word β€˜catholic’ come from?
πŸ‘‰ How many Catholic churches are there?
πŸ‘‰ What is the history of the churches? Where did it start?
πŸ‘‰ What do the structures of the church look like?
πŸ‘‰ Are there any liturgical/spiritual differences?
πŸ‘‰ Why do Roman Catholic and Ukrainian Catholic churches look different and have different looking Sunday Services?
πŸ‘‰ How is it possible to have two distinctly unique expressions of Catholicism united under one church?
πŸ‘‰ How can we work together as Christians?