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Statement of Bishop Stephen on the Canada Summer Job Grant

May 1, 2018 Христос Воскрес! [Christ is risen] Дорогі в Христі, Вітаю вас всіх Воскресінням нашого Спаса Ісуса Христа! [Beloved in Christ, Greetings in the Resurrection of our Saviour Jesus Christ!] As you may be aware, in 2018 the Government of Canada has imposed a new requirement to support so-called reproductive rights in order to […]

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A Journey Together

by Brent Kostyniuk When you are on a journey, it’s good to stop once in a while to check not only where you are going, but where you have been. Not that long ago every car had a glove compartment full of road maps, now replaced by GPS . However, there was something intriguing about […]

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New Particular Law for the UGCC

(archeparchy.ca) The newest version of ecclesial laws for Ukrainian Catholic faithful was officially promulgated on 4 April 2018 and will take effect on 7 April 2018. This was accomplished by the publishing of both the Decree of Promulgation and the text of the updated version of Particular Law on the Church’s official website for this […]

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Bread of Life

by Brent Kostyniuk As we all know, at the Last Supper, Jesus gave humanity the most precious gift it would ever receive, when He changed bread and wine into His Body and Blood. Since that time, those who follow Him have continuously heeded His exhortation to “…do this in memory of me” (Luke 22:19). Jesus’ […]

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Pastoral Letter of the UGCC Bishops of Canada on Pascha

To the Very Reverend Clergy, Monastics and Religious Sisters and Brothers, Seminarians and Laity of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada: Christ is Risen! Indeed, He is Risen! Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Though You went down to the grave, O immortal Lord, You destroyed the power of Hades and rose victorious, Christ our […]

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Pastoral Letter of His Beatitude Sviatoslav on Pascha

Most Reverend Archbishops and Bishops, Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers, Venerable Brothers and Sisters in Monastic and Religious Life, Dearly Beloved Laity in Christ of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church Christ is Risen! David, ancestor of the Lord, danced and made music before the Ark, which was only a symbol. As God’s holy people let us […]

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Pastoral Letter of His Beatitude Sviatoslav to the Priests on Holy Thursday

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you (Mt 28:19-20). Dearly Beloved in Christ priests Honorable Brothers-seminarians!  First of all I wish to greet you on the day […]

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Pastoral Letter of His Beatitude Sviatoslav to the Youth on Palm Sunday

Here I am, for you called me (1 Sam 3:5) Beloved in Christ Youth in Ukraine and abroad! Palm Sunday, the day of Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem, is traditionally in our Church an occasion to reach out to you with a special greeting and prayer. I value this occasion most highly, for I recognize […]

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Our Precious Monasteries

by Brent Kostyniuk When the pioneer settlers came to the Prairies, they brought with them precious possessions that would remind them of the lives they had left behind; keepsakes that would help see them through the challenges and hardships that would be inevitable in the new land. While material goods were essential, they also brought […]

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UGCC Bishops of Canada – On the Relocation of Holy Spirit Seminary

Pastoral Letter of the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops of Canada Announcing THE RELOCATION OF HOLY SPIRIT UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC SEMINARY To the Very Reverend Clergy, Monastics and Religious Sisters, Seminarians and Laity of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada: (The Lord said to Joshua) I command you: be firm and steadfast! Do not fear nor be dismayed, […]

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