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Sister Servant fulfils childhood dream with final vows

Sister Servant fulfils childhood dream with final vows

Source: Grandin Media By Kyle Greenham It has been 20 years since the seeds of sisterhood were first planted in Emily Schietzsch. Reading through a book on the lives of the saints, 12-year-old Emily discovered a world of courageous martyrs, rigorous ascetics, and the...

Upcoming Fall 2019 Events

Upcoming Fall 2019 Events

Upcoming events taking place this fall across Alberta: Woven: A Retreat for Teen Girls (13-18) Sept 20-22, 2019 Girls aged 13-18 are invited to explore what it means to be a young woman living according to the Eastern Christian faith in the modern world. We will...

July 27; Holy Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon

GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! Because of your spiritual inheritance you were named Panteleimon.* By lovingly caring for the souls of all men and...

Video: Ordination to the Diaconate of Subdeacon Cyril Kennedy

Video: Ordination to the Diaconate of Subdeacon Cyril Kennedy

The ordination to the diaconate of Subdeacon Cyril Kennedy by Bishop David Motiuk took place, on the Feast of Saint Elias on Saturday, July 20th 2019, at Saint Elias Church in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The video is provided by Sophia Radomska. Axios and Mnohaya Lita...

Profession of Final Vows: Sr Emily

Profession of Final Vows: Sr Emily

We are pleased to announce that Sr Emily will be professing her final vows.  BY THE GRACE OF GOD, in the presence of the delegate of the Superior General, Sister Christina Syrotynsky, Provincial Superior, and all the Faithful, the Servant of God SISTER EMILY...

July 20; The Holy and Glorious Prophet Elias

July 20; The Holy and Glorious Prophet Elias

GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is taken. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! O all-compassionate Word,* You carried Elias the Tishbite away from the earth in a chariot of fire.* Through his...

July 21; Commemoration of the First Six Ecumenical Councils, Octoechos Tone 5; Our Venerable Father Simeon, the Fool for Christ (c. 580), and His Ascetical Companion John (527-65); Prophet Ezekiel

July 21; Commemoration of the First Six Ecumenical Councils, Octoechos Tone 5; Our Venerable Father Simeon, the Fool for Christ (c. 580), and His Ascetical Companion John (527-65); Prophet Ezekiel

GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 5 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. With Your precious Cross, O Christ,* You have put the Devil to shame.* With Your Resurrection You have deadened...

Rosehill Cemetery offers first ‘green burials’ in Edmonton

Rosehill Cemetery offers first ‘green burials’ in Edmonton

Source: Edmonton Journal Author: L. HARRISON KELLY, POSTMEDIA CONTENT WORKS Almost every cemetery in Edmonton has grass. But only one of them is green. That would be Rosehill Cemetery, in the city’s southwest, which plans to open the first ‘green burial’ section in...

July 07; Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Sunday of All Saints of Rus’-Ukraine, Tone 3; Our Venerable Father Thomas of Maleum; and Acacius mentioned in The Ladder of Divine Ascent of Saint John Climacus

July 07; Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Sunday of All Saints of Rus’-Ukraine, Tone 3; Our Venerable Father Thomas of Maleum; and Acacius mentioned in The Ladder of Divine Ascent of Saint John Climacus

GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 3 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. By Your Cross, O Christ our Saviour,* the power of Death has been vanquished* and the deceit of the devil has been destroyed.* Therefore, mankind, saved by...

Clergy Retreat 2019

Clergy Retreat 2019

Annual Clergy Retreat – June 10-14 (Sanctum Retreat Centre, Caroline). Retreat Master Rev. Roman Dusanowskyj, Pastor, Descent of the Holy Spirit Parish, Sydney, Nova Scotia (Eparchy of Toronto). [gallery...

June 27; Bishop-Martyr Nykolai (Nicholas) Charnetsky and the Twenty-Seven Other New Blesseds of the Church of Rus’-Ukraine Beatified in 2001; Our Venerable Father Samson, Host of Strangers (527-65)

June 27; Bishop-Martyr Nykolai (Nicholas) Charnetsky and the Twenty-Seven Other New Blesseds of the Church of Rus’-Ukraine Beatified in 2001; Our Venerable Father Samson, Host of Strangers (527-65)

Bishop-Martyr Nykolai (Nicholas) Charnetsky and the Twenty-Seven Other New Blesseds of the Church of Rus’-Ukraine Beatified in 2001; Our Venerable Father Samson, Host of Strangers (527-65) GREAT VESPERS Kathisma “Blessed is the man” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 6 Out...

+Sr Aloysia Safranowicz, SSMI Falls Asleep in The Lord

+Sr Aloysia Safranowicz, SSMI Falls Asleep in The Lord

Sr. Aloysia Safranowicz ssmi passed away at the age of 106 years. The funeral will be held on Thursday, June 6 at 10:00 am at St. Joseph’s Home, Mundare. Please keep Sr. Aloysia and all of the Sisters in our prayers at this time.

Sunday, June 2; Seventh Sunday after Pascha. Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea, Octoechos Tone 6; Our Holy Father Nicephorus the Confessor (829)

Sunday, June 2; Seventh Sunday after Pascha. Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea, Octoechos Tone 6; Our Holy Father Nicephorus the Confessor (829)

GREAT VESPERS Kathisma “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 6 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. O Christ, You won the victory over Hades, You ascended the Cross so that You might raise up with Yourself all those who...