Saint Josaphat Cathedral serves as the central church for the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton. It is the Kathedra (Greek, meaning “seat” or “throne”) where His Excellency, Bishop David Motiuk, resides and presides as the spiritual shepherd for all Ukrainian Greek-Catholics in Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
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7:00 am – Easter Procession, Resurrection Matins (bilingual) and Divine Liturgy (Ukrainian), followed by Blessing of Baskets (outdoors or auditorium); for the intention of all parishioners; for the health of Sophia.
10:00 am – Divine Liturgy (English); following by the Blessing of Baskets (outdoors or auditorium); for the intentions of all parishioners.
Alexandra, Zachary, Vanessa, Talia, Portia, Jack, and Benjamin made their Solemn Holy Communion this year! We extend our best wishes to the children, their parents, family, and friends! Many Happy Years! Mnohaya Lita!!
Sincere thanks to our catechetical team for preparing the children for their first Holy Solemn Confession and Holy Communion: Lydia Doschak and Presbytera Donna Babej. Also, our sincerest thanks to Andrea Leader, our Sunday School director. God bless you all!
You are invited to our first annual Ukrainian Easter Egg Making workshop this Palm Sunday, April 14, from 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm at St. Josaphat Cathedral Church basement 10825 97 Street. Doors will be open at 2:00 pm (for setup). Please enter through the south facing doors on the ground level closest to parking lot located on east side of church. The Easter season upon us and we can prepare ourselves for the Christ’s Resurrection by sharing in the custom of making beautiful eggs “Pysanky” for our Easter Basket Blessing! At this workshop we will learn about the spiritual and cultural significance of the “Pysanka.” Our instructor, Larissa Pohoreski is well known artist and musician in the Ukrainian community, one of many talents: she’s an actor, singer, violinist, watercolor artist, Ukrainian dancer, and of course has an amazing gift for making beautiful Pysanky. So, please join us! Pre-registration is required so that we know how many participants to expect. TO REGISTER: please email me Susan Romaniuk Suerom@telus.net or phone/text 780-919-6494, please provide your name and #participants. Cost: $15 per participant $10 Children, preferably 6 and over. Supplies WILL be provided however please bring: 2-3 room temperature eggs, preferably white shelled for beginners. Bring them in an egg carton (or an egg carton that has been cut down) so they can be transported home at the end of the workshop. If you have your own writing tools (kistka), please bring them if you wish. Printed handouts will be available, as well as examples of Larissa’s own work and eggs in progress to demonstrate how the process works. You may want to purchase some of her ready-made Pysanky for sale. A few snacks and refreshments will also be provided. Looking forward to a great afternoon with friends!!!