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This section has information relating to religious education for your parish.
Using both online and offline resources, we provide resources for parish and domestic religious education.
Mentoring and coaching our eparchial catechists is vital to the success of our religious education.
Planning a faith development or learning event? We can provide assistance by offering resources, expertise, logistical planning and we are happy to come and help in the execution of the event if desired.
We provided eparchial-wide events that can be requested directly for your parish and your parish can join the numerous events we hold.
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In the spirit of fostering a deeper connection to faith beyond the pews, St. Vladimir Parish in Red Deer embarked on a unique religious education initiative in collaboration with the St. Macrina Store, operated by the Eparchy of Edmonton. This article delves into the...
Ukrainian Catholic Bible studies within a parish community can be transformative, fostering spiritual growth and deeper connections among members. They provide an opportunity to delve into the Word of God, explore Catholic teachings, and build a strong, faith-centered...
The Vibrant Parish ProgramOur Lord Jesus Christ before his ascension into heaven instructed his disciples, saying: “Go therefore andmake disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the HolySpirit, teaching them to observe...
Article written by Alex PankiwWhat is a Faith Sharing Group? Simply put, a faith-sharing group is a group of individuals who are seeking to enter deeper into their faith while focusing on a particular text or theme. Examples might include: A women’s faith sharing...
As part of the Year of the Family, the First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly is on Sunday, July 25. The theme this year is: “I am with You always.”Pope Francis directs his words to grandparents and all the elderly of the world in this short video. He...
In October 2020, the Office for Evangelization and Catechesis (OEC) hosted a four-part webinar series on the recently released Directory for Catechesis. We are pleased to inform you that the webinar recordings and the supporting PowerPoint Presentations are now...
Instruction for Applying the Liturgical Prescriptions of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches
- Meaning and Nature of Instruction
- Inalienable Value of Particular Heritage of Eastern Churches
- Richness of Liturgical Heritage
- Competencies and Components of Liturgical Legislation
- Liturgical Celebration as Icon of Church
Pastoral Suggestions for World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly
- Pastoral guidelines
- Preparing for the day with the elderly
- Preparing for the day with the youth
- Plenary Indulgence
- Liturgical resources
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Royal Doors was launched as a website to provide English language resources for Ukrainian Greek Catholics in July 2011. We hope to have an ever-growing collection of catechetical resources, liturgical services, “how to” videos, news articles, and many other items that will serve the needs of the Church.
Metropolitan Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies
The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies (MASI) is an autonomous academic unit of the Faculty of Theology of the University of St. Michael’s College (USMC) in the University of Toronto (U of T). It specializes in Eastern Christian Studies, including the theology, spirituality, liturgy, history, and ecclesial polity of the Eastern Christian Churches, both Orthodox and Catholic. The Institute focuses on all four families of Eastern Churches: Eastern Orthodox, Pre-Chalcedonian, Assyrian and Eastern Catholic.
God With Us Online
A great outreach project of the Eparchial Directors of Religious Education (ECED) and the Eastern Catholic Associates (ECA) in the United States. Previously recorded webinars livestreamed webinars and presentations
Selection of Ukrainian Catholic videos.
Online Training for Solemn Holy Communion Teachers
In this online class we take you through the required educational outcomes for children preparing for first confession and solemn holy communion (See the printable booklet). In a three day training session, we provide catechetical instruction, resources, practical examples and extra materials that will enhance your religious education. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.
Let’s Work Together to Share the Good News
For parishes in the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton, you can request religious education assistant with our Eparchial Director Of Catechesis. Send us an email and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible!
Bernadette Mandrusiak, Director Of Catechesis