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From Pascha to Pascha: We are Easter People - Let Us Beam With Festive Joy
Bishop DavidOn January 25, 2007, he was appointed Bishop of the Eparchy of Edmonton and was enthroned on March 24, 2007 at St. Basil Church in Edmonton.
Our Mission:To lead all people into a continual deepening personal relationship with Jesus Christ, in and through His Church: By knowing God, loving God and serving God.
Eparchial NewsEvents from the Eparchy and throughout the UGCC
If after almost a year of reading, discussing, meditating and praying about mercy we are still unconvinced, Pope Francis has laid it out in blunt terms, and his message bears repeating: “If God has forgiven me, why shouldn’t I forgive others? Am I greater than God?”...read more
“Don’t say, “Bible-reading is for monks; am I turning my child into a monk?” No! It isn’t necessary for him to be a monk. Make him into a Christian! Why are you afraid of something so good? It is necessary for everyone to know Scriptural teachings, and this is...read more
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Source: www.cnewa.org By Mark Raczkiewycz Spiritual leader of more than four million Ukrainian Greek Catholics worldwide, Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk describes his role in familial terms. “My mission is to be a father to them, to assure them the church of...read more
When we take up our cross, we discover that it is freeing, that the yoke is easy and the burden light, just as Jesus promises. Isn’t this what Jesus meant when, on the night of his passion, he offered his great Priestly Prayer to our heavenly Father: “ . . . so they...read more
Source: eedition.fortsaskatchewanrecord.com OR PDF - Knights of Columbus Re-Establish Memorial Our Lady of Lourdes Council No. 6382 (Star/Lamont), along with the other Alberta Councils in District No. 19 and Parks Canada, re-established a memorial to Saint John Paul...read more
UPCOMING EVENTS During the month of September, the Eparchy of Edmonton conducts its annual Vocations and Seminary Collection. “It takes a whole village to raise a child.” It likewise takes the support of the whole Church to form a deacon, priest, religious,...read more
Some 25,000 people attended Pope Francis’s general audience in St. Peter's Square a few days after the canonization of Saint Teresa of Kolkata. Before delivering his final blessing, the Pope called on young people to follow her example and be "artisans of mercy." Why...read more
His Beatitude Sviatoslav: Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute Moving from Ottawa to Toronto (St. Michael University)
Source: news.ugcc.ua September 28, 2016 A little over two years ago we were gathered here in this very Canada Room to support the Sheptytsky Institute, while reflecting together on the still fresh events of the Revolution of Dignity in which the various faith...read more
Sister Martha died peacefully on September 13 at Mary Immaculate Health Care Centre, Mundare, AB. The Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate kept a prayerful and loving vigil by her bedside. Mary was born to Peter Zulyniak and Catherine (Protz) on January 31, 1942, in...read more
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Director, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton With excerpts from the book upcoming book UCWLC: Builders of Home, Faith and Community by Lena Sloboda and additional discussions with the author. Way back in 1948, the Magrath Mansion...read more
Who is the Lazarus among us? Our newest saint, Mother Teresa, recognized him in alleys and gutters: “The outcasts, those who are rejected, the unloved, prisoners, alcoholics, the dying, those who are alone and abandoned, the marginalized, the untouchables and lepers,...read more
Opening Divine Liturgy for Ukrainian Bilingual Schools in Edmonton and Sherwood Park, Saint Basil Parish, Edmonton. There were about 1,000 students in attendance.read more
Sister Martha Mary SSMI Zulyniak Obituary Date Of Death: September 13, 2016 Sister Martha, a member of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2016 at the Health Care Centre, Mundare, surrounded by her community of Sisters....read more
"Sometimes we think we are doing God a favor when we do a work of mercy. But actually we find mercy and salvation for ourselves.” That’s what Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley told the 2016 World Youth Day audience in Krakow, Poland, in July. “Only by making a gift of...read more
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton With files from Dr. Karen Lemiski, curator and association director of the Basilian Fathers Museum in Mundare; the Basilian Museum, Mundare, OSBM History: The Basilian Fathers in the...read more
A Church Became a Burning Priority: Chipman Parish Celebrates 100th Anniversary of a “Precious Faith”
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton I remember our church as a place where, among familiar faces and the rituals of the Liturgy, I felt a sense of peace, comfort, security, well-being and belonging…. Irvin Krezanowski,...read more
Source: annalesecclesiaeucrainae.blogspot.ca/ Author: Rev. Dr. Athanasius D. McVay, HED In the Vatican Archives, Nunciature in Canada series, there is a fascicle containing correspondence from the Vernon internment camp to the Apostolic Delegate in Ottawa, dated...read more
Faith, Hope and Mercy: Joan Carr, descendant of Ukrainian immigrants, leader in the education of Edmonton’s children
We are called to be leaders of hope and mercy. Edmonton Catholic Schools district 2016-17 theme The theme of the Edmonton Catholic Schools district for this school year could have been the standard followed by ECS Superintendent Joan Carr’s great grandparents....read more
Liturgical PropersDivine Liturgy and Vespers Texts
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 8 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! What shall we call you, Apostle? Heaven, for you have made an account of the glory of God for us. Lightning, for you illumine the world with radiance. A cloud, for you...
October 16, 2016 Commemoration of the Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council, Octoechos Tone 5; The Holy Martyr Longinus the Centurion
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 the...
October 9, 2016 21st Snday after Pentecost, Octoechos Tone 4; The Holy Apostle James, Son of Alpheus
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. We never cease to adore Your life-giving Cross, O Christ our God, And we glorify Your resurrection on the third...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 If You mark iniquities, Lord, who can stand?* But with You forgiveness is that You may be revered. Your hand probed the side of the Lord, finding the perfection of all goodness and...
October 1, 2016 The Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God; Holy Apostle Annias of the Seventy Disciples; Venerable Father Roman who sang Sweetly (560)
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! O most pure Mother of God, you are a mighty defender for those in sorrow. You are a ready help to those in trouble. You...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 If You mark iniquities, Lord, who can stand?* But with You forgiveness is that You may be revered. By abstinence and fervent prayer, venerable Chariton, you caused your body’s...
October 2, 2016 20th Sunday after Pentecost, Octoechos Tone 3; The Holy Priest-Martyr Cyprian; the Holy Martyr Justina; and the Holy Andrew, Fool for the Sake of Christ
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. 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...
Great Vespers At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 If You mark iniquities, Lord, who can stand?* But with You forgiveness is that You may be revered. As witness of revelations beyond words and interpreter of the sublime mysteries of God, O son of Zebedee, you have written the...
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 2 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Come, let us adore God the Word, Who was born of the Father before all ages, and was incarnate of the Virgin Mary;...
September 18, 2016 Sunday after the Exaltation of the Cross; Octoechos Tone 1; Our Venerable Father Eumenes, Bishop of Gortyna
GREAT VESPERS Kathisma Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Accept our evening prayer, O holy Lord, and grant us forgiveness of sins, for You alone manifested the...