Our Church’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Government of Alberta has issued new restrictions to “Stop the Spike.”   The following mandatory public health measures apply specifically to places of worship.   The measures are divided into two categories, depending on the active COVID-19 rates in a particular...

 Ukrainian Catholic News in Alberta

Celebrating Pentecost

Celebrating Pentecost

The Christian holiday of Pentecost, celebrated on the fiftieth day after Easter, commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and...

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Edmonton Eparchy launches new plan to reach out to Ukrainian Catholic faithful

Bishop David Motiuk of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton has used the Eparchy’s first online fundraiser, the Armchair Gala, as a launching pad for the top priorities in the new year and beyond.

'These are different times': Edmonton churches expand reach to offer Christmas services during COVID-19

Bishop David Motiuk at the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton, said Ukrainian Catholic parishes around the province including St. Josaphat Cathedral in Edmonton are offering virtual services and holding more Christmas masses to accommodate the faithful.

Seeds of priestly vocation grew in underground churches during Soviet regime

From underground to lockdown, Deacon Roman Kobyletskyy’s journey to the priesthood spans from worshipping in secret under a Communist regime to an ordination with only a few family and friends because of the COVID-19 pandemic.