Prayer Intentions: Dec 13 – 21

SUNDAY, DEC 21

  • 5 PM (Sat) – Liturgy for all parishioners; for the repose of † Олександра, † Антiн, † Олександер (Panakhyda)
  • 9:30 AM (Sun) – For all parishioners
  • 11:00 AM (Sun) – Liturgy for the repose of † Mary & † Harry Kupnowycki

MONDAY, DEC 22

  • 8 AM – Liturgy for the repose of the souls of † Mykhajlo and † Maria Basarab

TUESDAY, DEC 23

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Sunday Before Christmas

Remembering our own Family-tree

Jesus-BVM in family treeAs we prepare for Christmas (only days away), the gospel today presents to us God’s preparation for Christmas: 52 generations of people, who span almost 2000 years of history, from Abraham to the birth of Christ!

To us the genealogy list may seem to be just a list of foreign names difficult to pronounce. But to God, this list is very interesting! It is a whole line of living people, all of whom God knows personally by name! Continue reading

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December 17, 2014

Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada (UCWLC) Museum of the Edmonton Eparchy

UCWLC MUSEUM – is open on the first and third Sunday of each month.

The museum collects, preserves and interprets artifacts of Ukrainian culture brought to Canada by the Ukrainian settlers or made and used here in this country. The collection includes folk costumes, a collection of dolls in regional folk costumes, woven kylyms, textiles, embroideries, pysanky, religious articles, photographs, fine art pieces, wood carvings, pottery, wedding headdresses, a travelling exhibit entitled “Tresure Chest”, consisting of 43 framed samplers of Ukrainian embroidery stitches and household items. Continue reading

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December 16, 2014

PLEASE PRAY FOR our brothers and sisters who are struggling with health issues at this time: Bessie Gersky, Louise King, Mary Scherbaniuk, Nick Tkach, and Josephine Greschuk.

God Bless you!

If you wish, please feel free to submit a Prayer Request online or contact to the parish office the names of those who are ill, in hospital, at home or in care facilities, and in need of prayer and visitation.
Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk

The Head of the UGCC: “The Word of God tells us today that evil is defeated”

“Perhaps we do not have a sense of victory today. The memories of those days cause pain, bitterness, a sense of incompleteness of the deal that began a year ago. But now the word of God tells us that evil is defeated”,- said the Father and the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church His Beatitude Sviatoslav during the Night Vigils in the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ on the first anniversary of the Revolution of dignity.

The evil is defeated, Continue reading