Cathedral Rector

Reverened Father Peter BabejReverened Father Peter Babej

t.  780.422.3181
fr.peter@stjosaphat.ab.ca

The Rector of the Cathedral is the priest to who the Bishop has entrusted the pastoral and administrative affairs of the Cathedral Parish.

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),
  • St. Stephen’s Church in Calgary (5 years).
  • Fr. Peter is now serving at St. Josaphat Cathedral since August 1st, 2013.

 

Previous Cathedral Rectors

1902-1906, 1929-1943
Fr. Sozont Dydyk OSBM
о. СозонтДидик, ЧСВВ
1907-1922
Fr. Matthew Hura OSBM
о. Матей Гура, ЧСВВ
1923-1929
Fr. Basil Ladyka OSBM
о. Василій Ладика, ЧСВВ
1902-1906, 1929-1943
Fr. Sozont Dydyk OSBM
о. СозонтДидик, ЧСВВ
1943-1949
Fr. Basil Kamenetsky OSBM
о. Василій Каменецький, ЧСВВ
 1949-1953
Fr. Sebastian Shewchuk OSBM
о. СевастіянШевчук, ЧСВВ
  1953-1958
Fr. Boniface Sloboda OSBM
о. Боніфатій Слобода, ЧСВВ
1959-1980
Archpriest George Kowalsky
о. МитратЮрій Ковальський
 1980-1985, 1992-1995
Fr. William Hupalo
о. Василь Гупало
 1985-1992
Fr. Basil Woloshyn
о. Василь Волошин
 1980-1985, 1992-1995
Fr. William Hupalo
о. Василь Гупало
 1995-1998
Fr. Myron Pyscyz
о. Мирон Пищ
 1998-
Fr. Mihajlo Planchak
о. Михайло Планчак
 -2012
Fr. Kolwalchuk
1980-1985, 1992-1995, 2012-2013
Fr. William Hupalo
о. Василь Гупало