Announcements

TELUS OPTIK – The Telus Optic TV channel for St. Josaphat Cathedral services is 876.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY & BEST WISHES – to Andrew Wojcichowsky, Trent Peacock, Elizabeth Sereda, Maria Ferbey, Mary Porochiwnyk and to all who celebrated their birthdays or anniversaries this past week, today, or in the next few days. May God bless you with health, happiness and peace! Mnohaya Lita!!!

MANY HAPPY YEARS – to Steven and Deonne Chwok, who celebrated their 28th Wedding Anniversary on September 5th, and to Mary and Steve Ferenc, who celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on September 12th! May God bless you with peace, joy, and health, and grant you many happy years!

MANY HAPPY YEARS – With the celebration of the Mysteries of Baptism and Chrismation, our best wishes and God’s blessings to Pius Vasyl Wirachowsky, his parents, Kyle and Rachael, his godparents, Lauren and Tania, family and friends. Pius Vasyl was baptized on Saturday, September 5th, 2020. Many happy years!!!

МАNY HAPPY YEARS – to Orysya and Adam Manfrin, who were joined in the communion of Holy Marriage on Saturday, September

WED. SEPT 16: ADULT BIBLE STUDY – last Wednesday, our bible study focused on Exodus 25-40 – Apostasy, Covenant Renewal, the Tabernacle and OT Worship. We have now finished our study of the Book of Exodus, on this Wednesday, September 16th, we will study the Book of Leviticus. If you have the opportunity, please read through Leviticus in preparation for the session. To watch: visit our website, our YouTube Channel (St. Josaphat Cathedral) or our Facebook page (St. Josaphat’s Cathedral).

SUN. SEPT. 13: BOOKCLUB – Our next book for discussion will be Our Lady of Kibeho and our first meeting will take place on September 13 at 1:30 pm via Skype. We will discuss the Introduction and Chapter 1. If you need a copy of the book, please contact Lauren Girard at lcgirard@ualberta.ca

MON. SEPT 14: FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS. Schedule of Divine Services for the feast: Festal Matins at 7:30 am; Divine Liturgy (Bilingual) at 9:30 am; Divine Liturgy (Bilingual) at 7:00 pm. Great Vespers and Lytia on Sunday, September 13, at 5:00 pm.

THURS. SEPT. 17: CAMP OSELIA AGM 2020 – will be held on Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 pm in the basement of St. Josaphat Cathedral.

MON. SEPT. 21: PASTORAL COUNCIL MEETING will take place via Zoom, at 6:30 PM.

CONGREGATIONAL SINGING – Due to complaints received about singing in church, the Eparchy has reminded us about the ban on congregational singing. In accordance with Eparchial guidelines, only two cantors may sing. Otherwise, Divine Liturgies are to be recited.

DIRECT DEPOSIT –You may have your church donations regularly transferred to the Cathedral on a monthly basis. If you are interested in beginning in October, please fill out a form and have it into the office no later than September 25, 2020. The form is available: 1. online at our website, 2. you may request one from the parish office, or 3. you may send an email addressed to Andrea Szabo with your request to josaphat@telus.net. All pre-authorized direct deposits are withdrawn on the first business day of each month to help defray the cost of processing fees for the Cathedral.  To calculate your monthly donation amount, simply take your weekly donation and multiply it by 52 (weeks) and divide by 12 (months).

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