Born in Vegreville in 1962, Most Reverend David Motiuk has served as Bishop of the Eparchy of Edmonton since 2007. Previously, he has served at Descent of the Holy Spirit Parish in Darling, Saints Peter and Paul Parish in Drayton Valley, Descent of the Holy Spirit Parish in Edson, and St. Sophia’s Parish in Sherwood Park. For more information on our Bishop, visit; https://eeparchy.com/our-bishop/
Father Peter Babej
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 an ordained priest by Metropolitan Volodymyr Sterniuk in Lviv, Ukraine, in 1994. 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.
Father Mykhaylo Bohun
Father Mykhaylo was born and raised in Ukraine. Having completed his degree in theology and seminary training, he was ordained a priest in 1987, and served as a pastor in western Ukraine. After immigrating to Canada with his family, Father Mykhaylo served in Kamloops, B.C., in Calgary, and in Edmonton. He currently serves at St. Josaphat Cathedral as an assistant priest.
LCol & Rev. Fr. Terry Cherwick
Father Terry has served 26 years in the military and is a chaplain in the Third Canadian Division. He’s responsible for the chaplains from Thunder Bay to Victoria. Fr. Terry was a pioneer being one of the first to attend the Holy Spirit Seminary. He’s been at St. Josaphat’s for 5 years and is married with five children.
Rt. Rev. Fr. Michael Kowalchyk (Retired)
Lectors and Assistants
Edward Hecker (Director)
Office Manager– Leona Prokop, Andrea Szabo
Choir Director – Denise Lucyshyn
Cantors – Denise Lucyshyn, Dr. Melanie Turgeon, Barbara Shipman, Andrew Wojchichowsky, Andrea Leader, Lada Tesla-Cherwick, Andriy Cherwick, Damein Zakordonski, Beth Cooper-Danko, Solomiia Savaryn, Julian Savaryn