Indigenous Rights and Relations

“Mandated by the gospel of Jesus Christ, our mission is to affirm, inspire and enable the people of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton to work towards a just and loving world by providing education, support, and guidance in addressing social justice issues both locally and globally.”

How Our Eparchy Impacts Local Communities in 2021

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Sanctity of Human Life

Human life is sacred and is a gift from God that is to be respected and protected.
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Care For Creation

We show our respect for the Creator by our stewardship of creation.
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Our Social Mission

Indigenous Catholic solidarity, and human dignity, for the common good of society.
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Social Development and Justice

All people are made in the image of God and so possess an equal and inalienable worth.
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Learn about the Indigenous-Ukrainian Relationship Building Initiative which is a joint initiative between the Kule Folklore Centre, University of Alberta (KuFC), and the Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre, MacEwan University (URDC). The main goal of this initiative is to advance knowledge about, explore, and reflect on our Ukrainian Canadian history and our shared Indigenous-Ukrainian pasts, in order to build a better future together for the well-being of all. Here you can find information about the initiative as well as videos of some of the past events. Learn more here.

Father Cristino is Catholic priest from the Roman Catholic diocese in Calgary and a man of Indigenous heritage who speaks on the subject of authentic Truth and Reconciliation.