Clergy & Staff


Rev. Fr. Peter Babej, Cathedral Parish Pastor

Cell: 780-993-8037
Office: 780-422-3181


Fr. Peter Babej was born and raised in Toronto. After completing a Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Toronto, he entered Holy Spirit Seminary in Ottawa, where he completed the Bachelor of Theology program. Fr. Peter was ordained priest by Metropolitan Volodymyr Sterniuk on February 23, 1994, in Lviv, Ukraine. He has served at St. Demetrius Church in Etobicoke (5 years), Holy Eucharist Church in East Toronto (9 years), and St. Stephen’s Church in Calgary (5 years). Fr. Peter has served at St. Josaphat Cathedral since August 1st, 2013.

Parish Clergy Members      

Rt. Rev. William Hupalo (Vicar General and Rector Emeritus)
Rt. Rev. Fr. Michael Kowalchyk (Rector and Chancellor Emeritus)
Very Rev. Fr. Stephen Wochichowsky (Chancellor)
LCol & Rev. Fr. Terry Cherwick (Catholic Military Ordinariate)
Rev. Jim Nakonechny


Lectors & Assistants           

Edward Hecker (Director), Michael Pecuh, Eugene Dejneka, Gregory Warwa, Gregory Balko, Nicholas Doblanko, Zenon Wojnowskyj, Paul Ellis



Office Manager                      Leona Prokop, Andrea Szabo, Anna Krupa

Choir Director                        Denise Lucyshyn

Cantors                                   Denise Lucyshyn, Dr. Melanie Turgeon, Barbara Shipman,
                                                 Andrew Wojchichowsky, Andrea Leader, Lada Tesla-Cherwick,
                                                 Beth Cooper-Danko, Solomiia Savaryn, Julian Savaryn


Custodian                               Maria Varshavska

Hall Manager                         Jenny Malanchuk

Hall Cook                                Roma Stephaniuk

Hall Custodian                       Michael Sorochuk

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