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On 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.
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.
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Eparchial NewsEvents from the Eparchy and throughout the UGCC
Annual Meeting of the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops of Canada and the United States of America – May 1-3, 2018
L to R Bishop Andriy Rabiy Administrator Of Archeparchy of Philadelphia; Bishop David Motiuk, Eparch Of Edmonton; Archbishop Stefan Soroka, Emeritus Of Archeparchy Of Philadelphia; Bishop Paul Chomnycky , Eparch Of Stamford; Metropolitan Archbishop Lawrence Huculak,...read more
https://youtu.be/KdkKgZs2ATY Mothers and Myrrh-bearing Women Soon after Jesus’ resurrection, the word of God continued to spread and the number of faithful greatly increased – so much so that the twelve disciples had difficulty in continuing to care for the widows...read more
Source: thevitalbeat.ca/ Sister Aloysia still finds purpose in helping others, something she’s been doing for nearly 90 years. Turning 105 hasn’t dampened her call to serve in whatever way she’s able, even as a resident at the Mundare Mary Immaculate Care...read more
UPCOMING EVENTS The Annual “Aid to the Missionary Church in the World” collection is taken up throughout the Eparchy of Edmonton on Pentecost Sunday. Christ died for our sins on the life-giving wood of the Cross. His message of love, mercy and forgiveness is...read more
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton If physically, mentally and financially able, adherents of the Muslim faith are required to make at least one pilgrimage visit in their lifetimes to Mecca, birthplace of their...read more
The silent colour film portrays the construction of St. Josaphat Cathedral in Edmonton, Alberta, at various stages of the work, over a four year period. It features various Basilian fathers, Bishop Vasyl Ladyka, OSBM, and Fr. Philip Ruh, OMI who is seen very briefly,...read more
By Marco Levytsky, New Pathway – Ukrainian News Western Bureau Bishop David Motiuk, Ukrainian Catholic Eparch of Edmonton, blesses the Easter baskets at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Edmonton on Holy Saturday, March 31. Besides the special foods, the...read more
Seek those things common to all religions: Ukrainian Catholic women reach out to their Muslim neighbours
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton (T)he aim of interreligious dialogue is not to convert the other, rather seek those things which are common to the different religions and thus work jointly for the better of...read more
Story and photos by Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton January 25, 2018: During the feast of Theophany, the Ukrainian Catholic Church celebrates Christ’s baptism by St. John the Baptist on the Jordan River. As in a...read more
About Mission Days: Through our active participation in the spiritual efforts of these ten Mission Days, once again we are called upon to discover and understand anew that our parish communities and families (domestic churches) are missionary in nature. Such...read more
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By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton January 25, 2018: “This is my first time and I will definitely do it again.” So noted a participant in his evaluation of the 2017 Called to be Holy Men’s Conference. The event...read more
UPCOMING EVENTS A “Moleben for Life” will be celebrated at 7:00 pm, May 7, at Saint Josaphat Cathedral, to coincide with the annual National Week of Life and Family and the annual Alberta March for Life. This year’s Alberta March for Life takes place on May 10, the...read more
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPXdbxFMUMM The Resurrection and the Gift of Eternal Life 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, Christ our...read more
His Beatitude Patriarch Sviatoslav’ 2018 Paschal Message, Letter to Priests & Letter to Youth (ENG/UKR)
PDF - Patriarchal Paschal Greeting ENG PDF - Patriarchal Paschal Greeting UKR PDF - Patriarchal Pastoral Letter to Priests ENG PDF - Patriarchal Pastoral Letter to Priests UKR PDF - Patriarchal Pastoral Letter to Youth ENG PDF - Patriarchal Pastoral Letter to Youth...read more
https://youtu.be/o0LDu6h5GLk 2018 Easter Message by the Most Rev. Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops In Canada, the celebration of Easter, which coincides with the emergence of spring, is...read more
2018 PASTORAL LETTER OF THE UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF CANADA ON THE OCCASION OF THE FEAST OF THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD To the Very Reverend Clergy, Monastics and Religious Sisters and Brothers, Seminarians and Laity of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada:...read more
EASTER PASTORAL LETTER OF HIS BEATITUDE SVIATOSLAV Most Reverend Archbishops and Bishops, Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers, Venerable Brothers and Sisters in Monastic and Religious Life, Dearly Beloved Laity in Christ of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church Christ is...read more
By Jayne L. Buryn, Communications Coordinator, Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton Sponsored by the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy...read more
Liturgical PropersDivine Liturgy and Vespers Texts
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 faith,...
June 10, 2018 – Third Sunday after Pentecost, Tone 2; the Holy Priest-Martyr Timothy, Bishop of Prussa (361-63); Apostle’s Fast.
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...
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 6 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! O Lover of mankind, when You were at supper with Your faithful disciples You revealed the great mystery of Your incarnation, saying: Eat the life-giving bread which is...
June 3 – Second Sunday after Pentecost, Tone 1; Holy Martyr Lucillianus and those with him (Apostles’ Fast)
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...
May 25 – Third Finding of the Precious Head of the Holy, Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 4 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! The Holy Spirit, the Giver of grace has come down upon the earth, not as in the days of old, through the shadow of the law or the dawn of the prophets, but now He has...
GREAT VESPERS Kathsima “Blessed is the man...” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 8 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. O Christ, during this spiritual service, we sing to You these evening prayers, commemorating the mercy You have shown us...
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord;* O Lord, hear my voice! Now the tongues of fire begin a new way of speech; now God's mighty works are revealed, that all the earth born may believe! This is truly the sign that salvation has...
VESPERS After the initial Amen, all kneel and sing in Tone 6: Heavenly King, Advocate, Spirit of Truth,* who are everywhere present and fill all things,* Treasury of Blessings, Bestower of Life,* come, and dwell within us;* cleanse us of all that defiles us,* and O...
GREAT VESPERS At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Behold, we celebrate today the Feast of Pentecost, the descent of the Holy Spirit, the fulfilment of the promise and the realization of hope. How wonderful and...
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! Ascending to heaven, from where You came, do not leave us as orphans, Lord. Let Your Spirit come, bringing peace to the...