Family Matters - Growing Holy Families in the 21st Century

Pope Francis has asked that the whole Church take time to reflect on family life: What is God’s will for families? How do we live a life of Holiness? What is the meaning of the Sacrament of Marriage? etc. To help renew our marriages and family life the Edmonton Eparchy has devoted a new section on the website: Family Matters – Growing Holy Families in the 21st Century.

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New Particular Law for the Ukrainian Catholic Church

Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk promulgated the new Particular Law for the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church on April 7, 2015. Both the English and Ukrainian texts are now available for reading and study.

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Becoming a More Welcoming Parish: Letter on the Survey Results

Thank you to all who responded to the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton’s “Becoming a More Welcoming Parish” survey. The Eparchial Pastoral Council and I have compiled the results and will be using them as a foundation for engaging our Ukrainian Catholic community in the process of renewal, as addressed in the 25 Year Pastoral Plan (the Plan). We will also be sharing results pertinent to each parish with the respective parish pastors and councils to help each parish to build on its strengths and grow into an even more welcoming parish.

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The Shroud of Turin an Official Replica

The Shroud of Turin Solemn Exposition of an Official Replica Authorized by the Archdiocese of Turin, Italy

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Restoration of the Liturgical Practice of the KISS OF PEACE (ENG/UKR)

The Kiss of Peace is an expression of reconciliation and unity between the people present at a liturgical assembly. It originates with the widespread custom, in the ancient Western Mediterranean world, of people greeting each other with a kiss on the cheek. This was the custom in ancient Judea and was also practiced by Christians.

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25 Year Pastoral Plan

Over the past several years, the Eparchial Pastoral Council has embarked upon an ambitious endeavour in discerning and preparing a 25 Year Pastoral Plan for the Eparchy of Edmonton.

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Becoming A More Welcoming Parish

I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matthew 25:35) The Ukrainian Catholic Church throughout Alberta has embarked upon an exciting and courageous 25 Year Pastoral Plan, entitled Evangelization: A New Springtime.

Home of Hope Project

The Edmonton Eparchy in partnership with the Bridge of Hope has embarked on a charitable project entitled “Home of Hope”. It is a sanctuary and support for teenage girls, who no longer qualify for Ukrainian Government protection services, and need a safe place to work on their education and career.

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From Pascha to Pascha: We are Easter People - Let Us Beam With Festive Joy

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Liturgical Calendar

June 23, 2017
  • The Holy Martyr Agrippina; Romans 9:6-19; Matthew 10:32-36; 11:1

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Simple Calendar

June 25, 2017
  • Annual Vidpust/Pilgrimage, Saints Peter and Paul Parish, Mundare
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: June 25, 2017 - 6:00 pm

    Location: Saints Peter and Paul Parish, Mundare


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    Join Bishop David and the Eparchy of Edmonton in marking the 400th Anniversary of the Order of Saint Basil the Great of Saint Josaphat – the Basilian Fathers – with a Thanksgiving Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am, Sunday, June 25 at the Annual Vidpust/Pilgrimage, Saints Peter and Paul Parish, Mundare. Special guests include: Metropolitan Lawrence Huculak, Archeparchy of Winnipeg; and Very Rev. Gabriel Haber, osbm, Provincial Superior, Basilian Fathers in Canada.

Eparchial News

Events from the Eparchy and throughout the UGCC

New Bishop for the Eparchy of St. Nicholas in Chicago

Source: St. Nicholas Eparchy of Chicago The Holy Father has appointed as bishop of the Eparchy of Saint Nicholas in Chicago for the Ukrainians (United States of America) His Grace Venedykt (Aleksiychuk, M.S.U.), transferring him from the titular see of Germaniciana...

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Bishop David’s Paschal Message 2017 (ENG/UKR)

Celebrating the Resurrection of Our Lord Playing “Hide and Seek” with God             Today, we celebrate the glorious feast of the Resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ.             Today, we sing a hymn of victory, for in our Lord’s Passover from death to life,...

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Social Mission Weekend

April 28-30 at Camp Oselia This will be a jam-packed weekend! Learn about the subjects of Humanitarian Aide, Emergency Relief, Ethical consumption, the environment, the situation in Ukraine, The Welcome Home Mission in Winnipeg, and the work being done through...

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Liturgical Propers

Divine Liturgy and Vespers Texts

May 7, 2017 Fourth Sunday of Pascha: Sunday of the Paralytic; Commemoration of the Appearance of the Sign of the Precious Cross over Jerusalem at the Third Hour of the Day during the Reign of Constantine (351); the Holy Martyr Acacius (286-305)

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...

April 17, 2017 Bright Monday

After the priest has exclaimed, Blessed be the Kingdom… and the people have responded, Amen, the clergy sing the Paschal Troparion once and the people repeat it. Then, the clergy sing the first half, and the people conclude it. Paschal Troparion Christ is risen from...