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Update on Face Covering During COVID-19

Update on Face Covering During COVID-19

For your information the Cities of Calgary and Edmonton have mandated the wearing of face coverings or masks in all indoor public places, including places of worship, and in all public vehicles, both effective August 1, 2020. For more information on the City of...

World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

The World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation is celebrated each year on September 1.        To celebrate the gift of creation, the Papal Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development has declared a Jubilee Year on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the...

Eparchial Youth Survey

Eparchial Youth Survey

Answer our Edmonton Eparchy Youth and Young Adult Outreach Survey to help our Youth Ministry team effectively plan the future of ministry in the Eparchy! Your responses to this survey will be kept confidential within the eparchial youth ministry office. Results and...

UCWLC: Dormition of the Mother of God (August 15)

UCWLC: Dormition of the Mother of God (August 15)

At the time of her death, the disciples of Our Lord who were preaching throughout the world returned to Jerusalem to see the Theotokos. Except for the Apostle Thomas, all of them including the Apostle Paul were gathered together at her bedside. At the moment of her...

Dormition of the Holy Mother of God Icon

Dormition of the Holy Mother of God Icon

The Theotokos (Mother of God) is lying on her deathbed surrounded by the apostles who have come miraculously from around the globe to be with her. Read more about it here.  Christ is central to the icon along with His mother. Together their bodies form a cross...

Edmonton Eparchy’s New Podcast: Between the Pews Cast

Edmonton Eparchy’s New Podcast: Between the Pews Cast

Let's discover Christ together. In our Between the Pews Cast, we talk about everything from joining Catholicism to vocations with a new episode every Friday at 4:00. We'll be having short interviews ranging from 15 minutes to 30 talking to various different...

July 27; Holy Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon

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...

Jesus Prayer 33

Jesus Prayer 33

“Lord, Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” The Jesus Prayer, also know as “The Prayer of the Heart” is an ancient and beautiful prayer of the Christian East. Repeated many times consecutively, it is a prayer that allows us to stand in the presence...

UCWLC: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

UCWLC: TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

This document was adapted from responses gathered in breakout sessions at the 38th UCWLC Eparchial Convention Edmonton Branch Cultural Session, Oct. 2017The feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ celebrates the revelation of Christ's divine glory on...

Transfiguration of Christ (Aug. 6) Activities for the Domestic Church

Transfiguration of Christ (Aug. 6) Activities for the Domestic Church

 1. Decorate: Do you have white sheets, tablecloths or other linens? With your children, decorate their bedrooms, and all around the house with white to remind us of how Jesus’ clothes “became dazzling white”.  Read the story of the Transfiguration Matt. 17:1-9 in a...

Explanation of the Icon of the Transfiguration of Christ

Explanation of the Icon of the Transfiguration of Christ

The event of the Transfiguration of Christ was a theophany, (a manifestation of the Holy Trinity) and therefore we can see similarities in this icon with that of the Theophany (the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan).  In this event the Son is revealed in the person of...

Camp St. Basil Online!

Camp St. Basil Online!

We had soooo much fun with our 68 campers in July that we decided to do it again!! Come hang out with us as we continue to learn about miracles. This time, our counselors have chosen some modern-day miracles that spoke to their hearts and want to share with you! There...

July 26; Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

July 26; Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Tone 7; The Holy Priest-Martyr Hermolaus and those with him (286-305); Holy Venerable-Martyr Parasceve GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 7 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give...

July 25; Dormition of St. Anna, Mother of the Most Holy Theotokos

July 25; Dormition of St. Anna, Mother of the Most Holy Theotokos

GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 If You mark iniquities, Lord, who can stand?* But with You forgiveness is that You may be revered. You faithfully observed the Law* and worked unceasingly for God the Creator.* He granted you motherhood, Anna:* your child brought...

July 24; Holy Martyrs Borys and Hlib Named Roman and David at Baptism

July 24; Holy Martyrs Borys and Hlib Named Roman and David at Baptism

GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the Man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 2 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! With what crowns of praises shall we honour the praised martyrs,* the kind intercessors of the faithful people,* the...

July 20; The Holy and Glorious Prophet Elijah (Elias) (9th c. BC)

July 20; The Holy and Glorious Prophet Elijah (Elias) (9th c. BC)

Great Vespers and Divine Liturgy 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...

July 19; Commemoration of the First Six Ecumenical Councils

July 19; Commemoration of the First Six Ecumenical Councils

Commemoration of the First Six Ecumenical Councils, Tone 6; Our Venerable Mother Macrina, Sister of Saint Basil the Great (379); Our Venerable Father Dios (c. 431) Great Vespers and Divine Liturgy GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At...