Announcements

Parish

TOWN HALL MEETING – a semi-annual meeting of all parishioners will take place on Sunday, November 3rd, after the 9:30 am Divine Liturgy. Please plan to attend and be informed!

MONTHY ROSARY & FATIMA PRESENTATION – On the 13th of every month we will get together once a month to watch an educational video on Fatima and, at Mary’s request, say a rosary for the consecration of Russia to Her Immaculate Heart. The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 13, at 7:00 pm. If you have any questions, please e-mail Rachael at <rachaelwirachowsky@gmail.com>.

PYROHY WORKBEE – Please come to the parish hall on Wednesday, November 13th and November 27th, from 8:00 am to help with the preparation of pyrohy. Cabbage Roll workbee – on Wednesday, October 30th, from 8:00am. Lunch is provided for all volunteers. Thank you in advance for your help!

CHILDREN OF MARY – Our next meeting will take place on Monday, October 28, in the church basement at 6:30 pm.

NOV. 11: REMEMBRANCE DAY – a Divine Liturgy and Panakhyda will be offered in remembrance of those who offered their lives in the defence of freedom on Monday, November 11, at 10:30 am.

NOV. 17: ORDINATION TO DIACONATE – Our pastoral intern, sub-deacon Roman Kobyletskyy, will be ordained to the diaconate on Sunday, November 17th, 2019, at the Divine Liturgy, 10:00 AM. Our best wishes and God’s blessings to Roman and Erica, and their newborn child, Sophia! Mnohaya Lita!

NOV. 17: PARISH FEAST DAY (PRAZNYK) – will take place on Sunday, November 17th, 2019, with one Divine Liturgy celebrated at 10 AM by Bishop David Motiuk and clergy. During this Liturgy, Roman Kobyletskyy will be ordained to the diaconate. Parish dinner to follow in the Parish Hall (Verkhovyna). Tickets will be available today, in the Bookstore (downstairs), and in the parish office during the week.

MALANKA – Ukrainian New Years Celebration: Friday, January 17, 2020 at St. Josaphat Parish Hall (9637 – 108 Ave). Cocktails at 6:00 pm. Dinner at 7:00 pm; dance to follow. Music by: Sparkling Tones. Tickets – $50, available from: Jenny (780-424-9723), or Dwayne (780-914-0843).

Eparchy

NOV. 1-2: CALLED TO BE HOLY – MEN’S RETREAT CONFERENCE – will take place on November 1-2, 2019, at the Providence Renewal Centre (3005 119 Street N.W. Edmonton). COST: $60 – commute, $110 – live in (before Oct 5); $70 – commute, $120 – live in (after Oct 5). TOPICS: Testimony & Witness (Mike Sheptak, Damein Zakordonski), Mission Accomplished: Spiritual Preparation Required for Mission (Bishop David), The Eagle Has Landed: Dealing with the psychological challenge of a Mission (Dr. Theresa Zolner), Mission 101: The “how” of reaching others through Christ (Darryl Tymchuk). To register, find the link on the Eparchy of Edmonton Website. Deadline for registrations is October 25, 2019. No late registrations will be accepted.

NOV. 3: A CELEBRATION OF BISHOP DAVID’S NAME DAY – will take place on Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2:00 PM, at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Parish, 9507 Austin O’Brien Road, Edmonton. Hosted by Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Nicholas UCWLC Branches.

NOV. 2: “PUSCHENIA” DINNER AND DANCE IN RADWAY, will take place on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at the Radway Agri Centre. Tickets: $50. Last day to purchase tickets: October 19, 2019. To purchase tickets or for information, call: Jacob Onyschuk at 780-292-0057; or Lawrence Skersky at 780-446-0415 or Fr. Slavko Dumec at 780-467-6200.

DEC. 3: BISHOP’S GALA – Tenth Annual Bishop’s Gala, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Chateau Louis Hotel and Conference Centre. This festive gala raises funds to support the operation and programming of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton and includes a cocktail reception and silent auction beginning at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner and an exciting live auction.  Tickets are $180 each or $1440 per table of eight. A charitable tax receipt for $85 will be issued per ticket. Contact the Pastoral Centre to purchase tickets: 780 424 5496 or <chancery@eeparchy.com>. Also accepting monetary donations and/or donations of silent and live auction items from individual and corporate sponsors. Contact Andrea Leader at 780 424 5496 or <admin@eeparchy.com> to make a donation. All proceeds of the Gala will support the mission of the Church, that is, the sharing of the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Community

OCT. 26: TRYZUB UKRAINIAN DANCE ENSEMBLE presents “Glory to Heroes,” October 26, 2019, 7:00 PM, at the Arden Theatre, 5 Saint Anne Street, St. Alberta, AB. Artistic Director: Shane Gibson. Guest Performer: The Ukrainian Dnipro Choir. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.ca For more information, visit www.tryzub.ca

NOV 1: A CONCERT – by popular and contemporary artists of Ukraine, NAZARY & NOV. 1: DMYTRO YAREMCHUK, will take place on Friday, November 1, 7:30 PM, at the Royal Alberta Museum Theatre, 9810 103a Avenue NW. Tickets are available online: www.eventbrite.ca or Meest Edmonton, 780-424-1777.

NOV. 17: SHADOWS OF FORGOTTEN ANCESTORS – Sunday, November 17, 2019, 3:00 PM, at the Anglican Parish of Christ Church, 12116 102 Avenue. Tickets: $30 (seniors/students, $20). Ukrainian Violin and Piano Music by Skoryk, Kosenko, Silvestrov, Meitus, Dremliuha and Shypotko. Anna Kozak – violin, Leanne Regehr – piano, with special guest Andrew Kobelak – guitar.

PROLIFE EVENT: JOIN ALIES & THE BACK PORCH on Thursday, October 24 to hear the powerful testimony of Rebecca Kiessling, prolife advocate conceived in sexual assault. Limited tickets available for this dessert evening. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.alies.ca/event