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Resources for Great Lent

Resources for Great Lent

Great Lent is almost upon us. This year it begins on Feb 24 (Mar 02 Old Calendar). During this time we are encouraged to take forty days to prepare ourselves, and our families, so as to be spiritually ready, and worthy to celebrate and worship the Resurrection--April...

+ Reverend Myron Michael Chimy, OSBM Falls Asleep in The Lord

+ Reverend Myron Michael Chimy, OSBM Falls Asleep in The Lord

It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we announce the passing of Reverend Myron Michael Chimy, OSBM. On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, Father Myron Chimy passed away peacefully at the age of 87 years. Prayer Service: When Friday, January 31st, 2020 7:00pm Location:...

+ Right Rev. William (Bill) Hupalo Falls Asleep in The Lord

+ Right Rev. William (Bill) Hupalo Falls Asleep in The Lord

It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we announce the passing of one of our Eparchial Priests - Right Rev. William (Bill) Hupalo. On Monday, January 27, 2020, Father Bill Hupalo passed away peacefully at the age of 76 years. Father Bill was born on April 23, 1943 in...

2020 Eparchial Holy Land PILGRIMAGE

2020 Eparchial Holy Land PILGRIMAGE

Rev. Peter Babej, Pastor, Saint Josaphat Cathedral, will lead an Eparchy of Edmonton-wide Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from October 17-29, 2020.  Open to all faithful.  Itinerary and costs attached.  For further information, contact Father Peter at (780) 422-3181 or : ...

Marriage Prep Course

Marriage Prep Course

April 17-19, 2020 (Friday Evening till Sunday) Every couple needs to attend a Marriage Prep course before getting married in the Catholic Church.  This helps everyone to understand what the purpose of marriage is, what responsibilities are involved, how to best...

Iconography Workshop

Iconography Workshop

February 14-17, 2020 (Family Day Long Weekend, Friday Evening till Monday Evening) at Camp Oselia Would you like to learn how a traditional Byzantine Icon is written (painted)?  Do you want to increase your skills if you do have some experience? This workshop is for...

December 27, 2017; Post-feast of the Nativity of Christ; the Holy Apostle, First Martyr and Archdeacon Stephen; Our Venerable Father and Confessor Theodore the “Branded One” (844)

Antiphon 1 I will confess You, Lord, with all my heart,* I will declare all Your wondrous deeds. Through the prayers of the Mother of God,* O Saviour, save us. In the council of the just and the congregation,* great are the works of the Lord, conforming to His will in...

Sunday after the Nativity of Christ Commemoration of the Holy and Righeous Joseph the Betrothed, David the King, and James, Brother of the Lord. Octoechos Tone 4; The Holy Children who were murdered by Herod in Bethlehem; Our Venerable Father Marcellus, Hegumen of the Monastery of the Sleepless Ones (c. 470)

Sunday after the Nativity of Christ Commemoration of the Holy and Righeous Joseph the Betrothed, David the King, and James, Brother of the Lord. Octoechos Tone 4; The Holy Children who were murdered by Herod in Bethlehem; Our Venerable Father Marcellus, Hegumen of the Monastery of the Sleepless Ones (c. 470)

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...