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CALGARY - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Volodymyr, Sunday, November 9, 2014 (posted Monday, November 17, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Volodymyr in Calgary on Sunday, November 9, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - October 26, 2014 (posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014)

His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated The Divine Liturgy at The Cathedral of St. John The Baptist, Edmonton, AB on Sunday, October 26, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY YOUTH SUMMIT, YOUTH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 2014 (posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014)

The Western Eparchy held a Youth Summit and a Youth Acknowledgement Banquet to promote youth activities and to recognize youth who serve in the church  in various ways at the parish level during the annual Assembly, held on October 24-26. See Photos in the Photos Section


WESTERN EPARCHY ASSEMBLY 2014 (posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014)

His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, His Grace Bishop Ilarion, clergy and laity gathered in Edmonton on October 23-26 for the annual Assembly. See Photos in the Photos Section. The new Council for 2014-15 is listed in the Administration Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER - Autumn, 2014 (posted Tuesday, October 28, 2014)

The Autumn 2014 Edition of the Western Eparchy Newsletter is now posted. Please go to Publications and click on " find the newsletters, brochures, click here" to view/download.


THORHILD - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, October 12, 2014 (posted Tuesday, October 28, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion celebrated The Divine Liturgy at The UOC of Sts. Peter and Paul, Thorhild, AB on Sunday, October 12, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


FORT MCMURRAY MISSION SERVICE (posted Monday, October 20, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion will celebrate The Divine Liturgy in Ft. McMurray on Sunday, November 2 at The Royal Canadian Legion building, 9317 Huggard St. (Confession: 9:00 am, Divine Liturgy: 10:00 am.) Please inform your family and friends in Ft. McMurray.


UOCC WESTERN EPARCHY YOUTH SUMMIT 2014 (posted Thursday, October 09, 2014)

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Ilarion "The Life in Christ" Youth Summit  will be held in Edmonton, AB on October 24-25. All youth 10 years of age and older are invited to attend. To register please visit: www.uoccyouth.com. To view, download Poster, please go to Download Posters section.


THE BISHOP'S TEA 2014 (posted Monday, October 06, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated The Divine Liturgy  preceding THE BISHOP'S TEA (in honour of HIS GRACE BISHOP ILARION) on Sunday, October 5, 2014  at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony, 6103-172 Street, Edmonton, AB. .  View photos in the Photos Section.


THE BISHOP'S TEA 2014 (posted Thursday, October 02, 2014)

You are cordially invited to THE BISHOP'S TEA in honour of HIS GRACE BISHOP ILARION on Sunday, October 5, 2014. Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, 10:00 am.  Bishop's Tea,12:30pm to 3:00 pm at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony, 6103-172 Street, Edmonton, AB. DONATIONS APPRECIATED. Sponsored by the Western Eparchy UOCC.  View/download Poster in the Posters Section.


Lloydminster - UOC of All Saints - Photos of 50th Anniversary (posted Thursday, October 02, 2014)

Photos from the 50th Anniversary are posted. Please click on link below to view.

http://www.allsaintsorthodoxchurch.com/parish-history50th-anniversary.html


W.E. YOUTH APPRECIATION BANQUET,October 25, 2014 (posted Thursday, October 02, 2014)

Letter to clergy and parish presidents is posted in the Assembly Section.


EDMONTON -The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St.Anthony, September 21, 2014 (posted Wednesday, October 01, 2014)

His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, His Eminence Metropolitan  Emeritus John, His Grace Bishop Ilarion, and clergy celebrated The Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony in Edmonton, AB. on Sunday, September 21, 2014. This was the 40th anniversary of the parish. See Photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY 2014 ASSEMBLY (posted Tuesday, September 30, 2014)

Schedule of Events and Documents regarding the Western Eparchy Assembly 2014 are posted in the Assembly Section.


NEW WEBSITE - Lloydminster - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints (posted Monday, September 29, 2014)
The new website for the Lloydminster Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints can be found in the Links Section.

NEW WEBSITE: UOCC WESTERN EPARCHY YOUTH (posted Thursday, September 18, 2014)

Please visit the new website: www.uoccyouth.com for news and announcements regarding youth in the Western Eparchy.


THORHILD, AB - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, September 7, 2014 (posted Tuesday, September 09, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion celebrated The Divine Liturgy at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, Thorhild, AB. on  September 7, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of ST. ELIA, Edmonton, AB, August 3, 2014 (posted Monday, August 11, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated The Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elia in Edmonton on Sunday, August 3, 2014. See photos in the Photos section.


WASKATENAU, AB - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Volodymyr, July 27, 2014 (posted Monday, August 04, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion celebrated The Divine Liturgy at  The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Volodymyr in Waskatenau, AB. on Sunday, July 27, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


SPIRIT RIVER, AB - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elias, July 20, 2014 (posted Sunday, July 27, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and Fr. Georg Podtepa celebrated the Divine Liturgy at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elias in Spirit River, AB on Sunday, July 20, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, EDMONTON, AB., JUNE 29, 2014 (posted Thursday, July 17, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Edmonton, AB. on Sunday, June 29, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


PARKSVILLE, BC - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary, June 22, 2014 (posted Friday, July 04, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church  of St. Mary, Parksville, BC on June 22, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


The Founding of The UOC of St. Nicholas, Red Deer, AB. June 8, 2014 (posted Monday, June 16, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy served The Order of the Founding of a New Church and celebrated Holy Pentecost on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the site of the new church to be built in Red Deer, AB. See Photos in the Photos Section.


NEW LINK - Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas, Red Deer, AB. (posted Tuesday, June 10, 2014)

http://www.stnicholasreddeer.com/


THE FOUNDING OF A NEW CHURCH - Red Deer, AB.-- June 8, 2014 (posted Tuesday, June 03, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy will serve The Order of the Founding of a New Church and celebrate Holy Pentecost on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the site of the new church to be built in Red Deer, AB.

You are invited to join the parish on this momentous occasion.

Driving directions below:

1. Take 32nd Street exit off of the QE2 into Red Deer.
2. Then take 32nd street to 40th Avenue. 
3. Turn Right on 40th Avenue follow to 19th Street.
4. Turn Left on 19th Street 
5. Take your first Left and look for the Big tent which will be on your Right hand side.

 


UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, St. Paul, AB., May 4, 2014. (posted Monday, May 05, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion, Fr. Peter Haugen and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the U.O.C. of All Saints, St. Paul, AB.  on May 4, 2014. See photos in the Photos Section.


HOLY PASCHA - The Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, April 20, 2014 (posted Monday, April 28, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated HOLY PASCHA - The Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ -  at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Edmonton, AB. on April 20, 2014. See Photos in  the Photos Section.


BLESSING PASKA BASKETS - Radway Parochial District, April 19, 2014 (posted Monday, April 28, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion, with Fr. Alexandre Palamarchuk, blessed Pascha baskets in the Radway Parochial District, April 19, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


PASCHAL GREETING - HIS GRACE BISHOP ILARION (posted Saturday, April 19, 2014)

 

 ХРИСТОС  ВОСКРЕС!


Всечесні отці, дорогі браття і сестри!

В ці дні світлого Христового Воскресіння молитовно бажаю, щоб Воскресший  Господь дарував всім вам духовну радість і спокій, здоров'я тілесне і допомогу Божу в усіх добрих справах
на многії літа.

З любов'ю в Христі Воскресшому

+ Іларіон,

 Єпископ Едмонтону

 

                                          CHRIST IS RISEN!
 
 Dear Fathers, Beloved Brothers and Sisters, 

 In these joyful and glorious days of the Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, I prayerfully greet you with the hope that His Resurrection gives us all spiritual joy and peace, strong physical health, and  abundant strength  from the Lord, in all our good deeds for His Glory for many years!
 
With love in the Risen Lord!
 
 +Ilarion,

 Bishop of Edmonton

 


GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY at THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, EDMONTON, April 18, 2014 (posted Saturday, April 19, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy commemorated Great and Holy Friday at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, AB. on Friday, April 18, 2014. See Photos in the Photos in Section.


MATINS OF THE TWELVE PASSION GOSPELS ( April 17, 2014) (posted Friday, April 18, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy commemorated our Lord's Passion with the reading of The Twelve Passion Gospels at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, AB. on Thursday, April 17, 2014. See a few photos in the Photos Section.


THE HOLY MYSTERY OF UNCTION (posted Friday, April 18, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy of the Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox Deanery celebrated The Holy Mystery of Unction at the Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor of St. Andrew, Edmonton, AB. on April 16, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE ENTRY OF OUR LORD INTO JERUSALEM, April 13, 2014 (posted Thursday, April 17, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated the Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem at The Ukrainian  Orthodox  Sobor of St. Andrew, Edmonton, on Sunday, April 13, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY CLERGY RETREAT 2014 (posted Thursday, April 17, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy of the Western Eparchy gathered in Edmonton for the Lenten Clergy Retreat, March 31-April 2, 2014, and concluded the Retreat with The Liturgy of Pre-Sanctified Gifts. See Photos in the Photos Section.


The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary, Surrey, BC, March 30, 2014 (posted Thursday, April 17, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated The Divine Liturgy at  the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary, Surrey, BC on Sunday, March 30,2014. See photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER, Spring, 2014 (posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014)

The Spring, 2014 Edition of the Western Eparchy Newsletter is now posted. Please go to Publications and click on " find the newsletters, brochures, click here" to view/download.


PASSIA SERVICES 2014 (posted Tuesday, March 25, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated Passia Services during Great Lent 2014 - at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony, Edmonton, on March 16; at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elia, Edmonton, on March 23; at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael on April 6. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE TRIUMPH OF ORTHODOXY 2014 (posted Tuesday, March 18, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy  of the Edmonton Orthodox community celebrated Pan Orthodox Vespers at St. George  Greek Orthodox Church on Sunday, March 9, 2014. See Photos in the Photos Section.


UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF CANADA - YOUTH RETREAT - Banff, AB. May 9 - 11, 2014 (posted Friday, March 14, 2014)

With the blessing of His Grace  Bishop Ilarion of Edmonton and the Western Eparchy, All Ukrainian Orthodox youth are invited to the UOCC Youth  Retreat in Banff, AB, May 9 - 11, 2014. See Poster in the  "Download Posters - read more  information here" section.


FIRST WEEK OF GREAT LENT 2014 (posted Tuesday, March 11, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated the First Week of Great Lent at the Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox Deanery. See Photos in the Photos Section.


EDMONTON UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX DEANERY LENTEN SCHEDULE 2014 (posted Tuesday, February 25, 2014)

The Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox Deanery Lenten Schedule( Ukrainian/English)  2014 is now posted. Please click on  Download Posters - Read  more information here to view or download.


FEAST OF THEOPHANY and GREAT BLESSING OF WATER, 2014 (posted Monday, January 27, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated the Feast of Theophany and the Great Blessing of Water at the Cathedral of St. John The Baptist, Edmonton, on Sunday, January 19, 2014. See a few photos in the Photos Section.


CAROLLING 2014 (posted Monday, January 20, 2014)

Various carolling groups enhanced the joy of the Nativity Season for His Grace Bishop Ilarion. See a few photos in the Photos Section.


THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, Edmonton, AB. January 7, 2014 (posted Wednesday, January 15, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated The Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, AB. at midnight, January 7, 2014.See Photos in the Photos Section.


UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. MICHAEL, Edmonton, AB, December 29, 2013 (posted Wednesday, January 15, 2014)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael on Sunday, December 29, 2013. See a few photos in the Photos section.


NATIVITY GREETING from HIS GRACE BISHOP ILARION (posted Monday, January 06, 2014)

  Dear Fathers, Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ!                       

ХРИСТОС  РOЖДАЄТЬСЯ!

 З нами Бог!

Вітаю вас з Різдвом Христовим! Нехай новий 2014 - ий рік принесе нам усім добре здоров'я добробут, душевний спокій, та радість у Христі Ісусі! 

CHRIST IS BORN!

God is with us!

I greet you on this occasion of the Great Nativity Feast. May the New Year, 2014, bring us all good health, prosperity, inner peace, and joy in Jesus Christ!

With love in Christ,

+ILARION,

Bishop of Edmonton

and the Western Eparchy,

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER, Winter 2014 (posted Friday, January 03, 2014)

The Winter 2014 Edition of the Western Eparchy Newsletter is now  posted. Please go to Publications and click on  " find  the newsletters, brochures, click  here" to view/download.


THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. MICHAEL, EDMONTON, DECEMBER 19, 2013 (posted Thursday, December 26, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion, Fr. Nicholas Rauliuk, and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton, AB. on December 19, 2013.See photos in the Photos Section.


Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor of St. Andrew, Edmonton, AB. December 8, 2013 (posted Monday, December 16, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion, Fr. Yurij Suchevan and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian  Orthodox  Sobor of St. Andrew, Edmonton, AB on Sunday, December 8, 2013. See photos in the Photos Section.


Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton,AB. November 17,2013 (posted Monday, December 02, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion, Fr. Nicholas Rauliuk, and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton, AB on Sunday, November 17, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section.


HOLODOMOR COMMEMORATION 2013, EDMONTON, AB. (posted Tuesday, November 26, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy commemorated the Holodomor in Ukraine  at a ceremony at City Hall, Edmonton, AB. on Saturday, November 23, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section.


HIS GRACE BISHOP ILARION VISITS BRITISH COLUMBIA LOWER MAINLAND (posted Wednesday, November 20, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated a Moleben'  at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary in Mission on November 7, the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary in Surrey on November 8, Vespers at the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Vancouver on November 9, and the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of  St Demetrius in Chilliwack on Sunday November 10. See a few photos in the Photos Section.

 


UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. ELIA, Edmonton, November 3, 2013 (posted Tuesday, November 12, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion, Fr. Georg Podtepa, and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian  Orthodox Church of St. Elia, Edmonton, AB on Sunday, November 3, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section. 


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, October 27, 2013 (posted Friday, November 01, 2013)

His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, His Grace Bishop Ilarion, and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Edmonton on Sunday, October 27, 2013. See photos in the Photos Section.


YOUTH SUMMIT, YOUTH ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, October, 2013 (posted Friday, November 01, 2013)

His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, His Grace Bishop Ilarion, clergy, delegates and guests welcomed and acknowledged the youth in the Western Eparchy with a Youth Summit and a Youth Acknowledgement Banquet on Saturday, October 26, 2013. See photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY ASSEMBLY 2013 (posted Friday, November 01, 2013)

His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, His Grace Bishop Ilarion, clergy and delegates gathered at the St. John's Cultural Centre, Edmonton, on October 25, 26 for the annual Assembly. See photos in the Photos Section.


MOLEBEN' (October 25) and GREAT VESPERS ( October 26) 2013 (posted Thursday, October 31, 2013)

His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated a Moleben' on October 25 and Great Vespers on October 26, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER - Autumn, 2013 (posted Thursday, October 31, 2013)

The Autumn 2013 Edition of the Western Eparchy Newsletter is now  posted. Please go to Publications and click on  " find  the newsletters, brochures, click  here" to view/download.


KALELAND -The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, October 13, 2013 (posted Tuesday, October 29, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and Fr. Wasyl Sapiha celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Sts. Peter  and Paul, Kaleland,  on Sunday, October 13, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY 2013 ASSEMBLY (posted Wednesday, October 16, 2013)

 Schedule  of Events and additional Documents to those distributed in July have been added to our website. Click on Assembly to view or download.


UOCC Western Eparchy Youth Summit 2013 (posted Tuesday, October 08, 2013)

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Ilarion, the Western Eparchy will be holding a Youth Summit in conjunction with the annual Fall Assembly. To view Poster, click on Download Posters, read more here.


THE BISHOP'S TEA 2013 (posted Monday, October 07, 2013)

The Bishop's Tea in honour of His Grace Bishop Ilarion was held at St. John's Cultural Centre, Edmonton AB. on Sunday October 6, 2013 and was sponsored by the Western Eparchy. To view photos, click on Photos Section.


CONCERT COMMEMORATING 1025 YEARS OF CHRISTIANITY IN RUS' UKRAINE (posted Friday, September 20, 2013)

You are cordially invited to attend the Concert Commemorating 1025 years of Christianity in Rus' -Ukraine to be held at The Ukrainian Catholic Church of St. Basil the Great, 7007-109 Street, Edmonton, AB on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 7:30 pm. To view/download Poster, click on Download Posters, read more here.


The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints, Bellis, AB. September 15, 2013 (posted Wednesday, September 18, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion, and Fr. Benny Ambrosie celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints, Bellis, AB on Sunday September 15, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section


THE BISHOP'S TEA 2013 (posted Monday, September 16, 2013)

You are cordially invited to The Bishop's Tea in honour of His Grace Bishop Ilarion to be held at St. John's Cultural Centre, 10611- 110 Ave. Edmonton AB. on Sunday October 6, 2013 (12:30 pm to 3:00 pm.) Sponsored by the Western Eparchy. To view, download Poster, click on Download Posters, read more information here.


UKRAINIAN FESTIVAL - The Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of St. Anthony, September 7, 2013. (posted Thursday, August 22, 2013)

A festival highlighting the Ukrainian Culture will be held at the Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of St. Anthony's, Edmonton,  on Saturday, September 7, 2013. To view poster, click on: Download  Posters, read more information  here.


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER - Summer 2013 (posted Thursday, July 18, 2013)

The Summer 2013 Edition of the Western Eparchy Newsletter is now  posted. Please go to Publications and click on  " find  the newsletters, brochures, click  here" to view/download.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY-The Cathedral of St. John The Baptist, Edmonton, AB. June 9, 2013 (posted Sunday, June 09, 2013)

His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, His Grace Bishop Ilarion, His Grace Bishop Andriy, and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at The Cathedral of St. John The Baptist, Edmonton, on  June 9, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section.


UOCC Western Eparchy Youth Retreat 2013- Banff, AB. May 10-12 (posted Tuesday, May 14, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion, clergy, and youth attended the UOCC Western Eparchy Youth Retreat in Banff, AB on May 10-12. See photos in the Photos Section.


HOLY PASCHA - THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST (posted Sunday, May 05, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated HOLY PASCHA - The Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ -  at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Edmonton, AB at midnight, May 5, 2013. See photos in the Photos Section.


GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY at THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST (2013) (posted Saturday, May 04, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy commemorated Great and Holy Friday at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, AB. on Friday, May 3, 2013. See photos in the Photos Section.


MATINS OF THE TWELVE PASSION GOSPELS ( MAY 2, 2013) (posted Friday, May 03, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy commemorated our Lord's Passion with the reading of The Twelve Passion Gospels at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, AB. on Thursday, May 2, 2013. See a few photos in the Photos Section.


THE HOLY MYSTERY OF UNCTION (posted Thursday, May 02, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy of the Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox Deanery celebrated The Holy Mystery of Unction at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton, AB. on May 1, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section.


ENTRANCE OF OUR LORD INTO JERUSALEM ( Palm Sunday), April 28, 2013 (posted Sunday, April 28, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated The Entrance Of Our Lord Into Jerusalem ( Palm Sunday) at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist,  Edmonton, AB.  on Sunday, April 28, 2013. See photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER - Spring 2013 (posted Tuesday, April 23, 2013)

The Spring 2013 Western Eparchy Newsletter is now  posted. Please go to Publications and click on  " find  the newsletters, brochures, click  here" to view/download.


HOLY UNCTION SERVICE - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton, May 1, 6:00 pm (posted Monday, April 22, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and the clergy of the Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox  Deanery will celebrate The  Holy Unction Service at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton, AB. on Wednesday, May 1, at 6:00 pm.


PASSIA SERVICE - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton, AB. April 21, 2013 (posted Monday, April 22, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy of the Edmonton Deanery celebrated the Passia Service at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton, AB.  on Sunday April 21, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section.


PASSIA SERVICE - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elia, Edmonton, AB, April 14, 2013 (posted Monday, April 15, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy from the Edmonton Deanery celebrated The Passia Service at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elia on April 14, 2013. See photos in the Photos Section.


LITURGY OF PRE-SANCTIFIED GIFTS - CLERGY RETREAT ( April 8 - 10, 2013) (posted Wednesday, April 10, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy of the Western Eparchy celebrated The Liturgy of Pre-Sanctified Gifts at the conclusion of the Clergy Retreat at the Cathedral of St. John The Baptist, Edmonton, April 10, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section.


PASSIA SERVICE - The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, AB (posted Monday, April 08, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy from the Edmonton Deanery celebrated The Passia Service at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist on Sunday, April 7, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Seciton.


DIVINE LITURGY - The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, April 7, 2013 (posted Monday, April 08, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Edmonton AB on Sunday, April 7, 2013. See a few photos from the service  in the Photos Section.


PASSIA SERVICE - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Pokrova, Edwand AB (posted Monday, April 01, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy of the  Vegreville  Deanery celebrated The Passia Service at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Pokrova in Edwand AB on March 31, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE TRIUMPH OF ORTHODOXY 2013 (posted Monday, March 25, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION, clergy, and faithful of the Edmonton and area Orthodox community celebrated The Triumph of Orthodoxy at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony of the Kyivan Caves in Edmonton on Sunday, March 24. See Photos in the Photos Section.


GREAT COMPLINE and THE READING OF THE CANON OF ST. ANDREW OF CRETE - 2013 (posted Wednesday, March 20, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated Great Compline with the Reading of the Great Penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete in churches in the Edmonton Deanery. See Photos in the Photos Section.


FOREGIVENESS VESPERS - The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, AB. (posted Monday, March 18, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated Forgiveness Vespers at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, AB. See Photos in the Photos Section.


DIVINE LITURGY - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony, Edmonton, AB (posted Monday, February 25, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION, Fr. Patrick Yamniuk, and clergy celebrated The Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony in Edmonton AB. See photos in the Photos Section.


UKRAINIAN CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT 2013 (posted Monday, January 28, 2013)

The Ukrainian Christmas Carol Concert ( Ukrainian Music Society of Alberta) was held at the Cathedral of St. John The Baptist, Edmonton, AB on Sunday, January 27, 2013.Thank you for the generous donations to the Orphanage Project in Ukraine ( project of The Western Eparchy). See photos in the Photos Section.


THE FEAST OF THE HOLY THEOPHANY OF OUR L0RD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST 2013 (posted Monday, January 21, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated the feast of The Theophany of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Edmonton AB. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE EVE OF THEOPHANY 2013 (posted Monday, January 21, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated the Eve of Theophany at the Cathedral of St. John The Baptist, Edmonton AB. See photos in the Photos Section.


THE ORDINATION TO THE HOLY PRIESTHOOD OF FATHER CHAD PAWLYSHYN (posted Monday, January 21, 2013)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion ordained Father Deacon Chad Pawlyshyn to the Holy  Priesthood during the Divine Liturgy celebrated at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Volodymyr, Calgary, AB.   AXIOS!   ( see photos in the Photos section.)


UKRAINIAN CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT (posted Thursday, January 17, 2013)

Ukrainian Christmas Carol Concert

January 27, 2013  ---  3:00 pm

Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John - 10951-107 Street, Edmonton

Admission: Donation to--

Orphanage Project in Ukraine (c/o Western Eparchy UOCC)

 By: Ukrainian Music Society of Alberta

(See/View Poster in the Posters Section)

 


ENGLISH FOR NEWCOMERS - Англійська мова для новоприбулих (posted Thursday, January 17, 2013)

 Англійська мова для новоприбулих - ENGLISH FOR NEWCOMERS

Level 2  English for Every Day Use - 8 weeks

Start Date: February 2, 2013, 10:00 am to 11:30 am.

Place: Western Eparchy Office, 11404-112 Ave., Edmonton

See, Download Posters ( Ukrainian/English) in the Posters Section.

 


JANUARY 7, 2013 - The NATIVITY OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST (posted Monday, January 07, 2013)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated The Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ at The Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton,  on January 7, 2013. See Photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER - Winter, 2013 (posted Friday, December 28, 2012)

THE WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER,  Winter, 2013 is now posted. To view, please go to: Publications and click on " Find the newsletter/brochures, click here."


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY- The Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor of St. Andrew, Edmonton, AB (posted Monday, December 17, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION, Fr. Yuriy Suchevan and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor of St. Andrew in Edmonton AB. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE WESTERN EPARCHY FULL COUNCIL MEETING - December 8, 2012 (posted Sunday, December 09, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and the Full Council of the Western Eparchy met at St. John's Institute on December 8, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


HOLODOMOR COMMEMORATION, City Hall, Edmonton, AB. November 24, 2012 (posted Saturday, November 24, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION  and clergy commemorated the Holdomor that took place in Ukraine during the 1932-33 years, at City Hall, Edmonton AB. on November 24, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section. 


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY- The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton, Nov.18, 2012 (posted Monday, November 19, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION, Fr. Nicholas Rauliuk and clergy celebrated a Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton AB on Sunday. November 18, 2012. See photos in the Photos Section.


DIVINE LITURGY- The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elia, Edmonton AB, November 11, 2012 (posted Sunday, November 11, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION, Fr. Georg Podtepa and clergy celebrated The Divine Liturgy at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elia in Edmonton, Sunday, November 11, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY- The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Volodymyr, Calgary, Nov. 4, 2012 (posted Monday, November 05, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION, Fr. Taras Krochak, Fr. Timothy Chrapko and clergy celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Volodymyr, Calgary, November 4, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


GREAT VESPERS -The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Volodymyr, Calgary, Nov. 3, 2012 (posted Monday, November 05, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION,  Fr. Taras Krochak, Fr. Timothy Chrapko, and clergy celebrated Great Vespers at the Ukrainain Orthodox Church of St. Volodymyr, Calgary, on Saturday,  November 3, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER - Autumn, 2012 (posted Monday, October 29, 2012)

The Western Eparchy Newsletter, Autumn, 2012 is available. To read, dowload, Please click on  Publications,  "Find Newsletters, Brochures - click  here."


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY, The Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton,October 28, 2012 (posted Monday, October 29, 2012)

His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, His Grace Bishop Ilarion, and clergy celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at The Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, AB.  on Sunday, October 28, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


GREAT VESPERS, The Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, October 27, 2012 (posted Monday, October 29, 2012)

His Eminence  Metropolitan Yurij, His Grace Bishop Ilarion, Fr. Taras Krochak and clergy celebrated Great Vespers at The Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John , Edmonton, AB on Saturday, October 27, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE WESTERN EPARCHY ASSEMBLY 2012 (posted Monday, October 29, 2012)

The Western Eparchy Assembly 2012 was held at The Ukrainain Orthodox Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, October 26-27, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


MOLEBEN' - The Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, October 27, 2012 (posted Monday, October 29, 2012)

His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, His Grace Bishop Ilarion, Fr. Stephan Semotiuk, Fr. Nicholas Rauliuk, and clergy celebrated a Moleben' to  being the Western Eparchy Assembly, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


" EVEN AS WE ARE ONE" ( John 17:22 ) (posted Monday, October 22, 2012)

Towards 25 Years of Sojourn of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada with the Mother Church of Constantinople...

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and the Western Eparchy Council present a FREE OF CHARGE   EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR FOR ALL CLERGY AND  FAITHFUL OF THE WESTERN EPARCHY at St. John's Cultural Centre, Edmonton, AB on Thursday, October  25, 2012 from 5:30pm to 7:30 pm.  See Poster in the Posters Section.


Western Eparchy YOUTH SUMMIT - October 26 - 27, 2012 (posted Monday, October 22, 2012)

" The Life in Christ " - A Youth Summit,  organized and sponsored  by  the Western Eparchy, will be held in Edmonton, AB  on October 26 - 27, 2012. FREE OF CHARGE. To View, download Poster, click on Posters Section.


DIVINE LITURGY - 50th Anniversary of The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints, Camrose AB (posted Monday, October 22, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy and  the  50th Anniversary of The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints, Camrose, AB on Sunday, October 21, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


DIVINE LITURGY- The Cathedral of St. John The Baptist, Edmonton, AB, Sunday, October 14, 2012 (posted Monday, October 15, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION,  Fr. Stephan Semotiuk and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. John The Baptist on Sunday, October 14, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


DIVINE LITURGY - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary, Surrey, BC. Sunday, October 7, 2012 (posted Monday, October 08, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION,  Fr.Mykhaylo Pozdyk, and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary, Surrey, BC on Sunday October 7, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


DIVINE LITURGY- The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, Vegreville, AB. September 30, 2012 (posted Sunday, September 30, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION, Fr. Michael Maranchuk  and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, Vegreville, AB on Sunday, September 30, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


DIVINE LITURGY - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony, Edmonton, September 23, 2012 (posted Sunday, September 23, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION, Fr. Patrick Yamniuk, and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony on Sunday, September 23, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY ASSEMBLY 2012 INFORMATION PACKAGE (posted Tuesday, September 18, 2012)

 A Poster pertaining to the  Free Information Seminar and  all documents pertaining to the 2012 Western Eparchy Assembly, including the itinerary for theYouth Summit are available by clicking on the Assembly Section.


DIVINE LITURGY - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton, September 16, 2012 (posted Sunday, September 16, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION, Fr. Nicholas Rauliuk, and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church  of St. Michael, Edmonton AB on Sunday, September 16, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE BISHOP'S TEA 2012 (posted Sunday, September 16, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION was honored with a Tea sponsored by the Western Eparchy at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, Edmonton, AB on Sunday, September 16, 2012.  Donations  for Western Eparchy  Mission Work and Projects were accepted. See Photos in the Photos Section.


HIS GRACE BISHOP ILARION'S ADDRESS TO THE ALBERTA BENEVOLENT CANTORS ASSOCIATION (posted Thursday, September 13, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion addressed the Alberta Benevolent Cantors Association at their Appreciation Banquet on September 8, 2012.  A copy of his address can be found in Posters Section.


DIVINE LITURGY- The Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor of St. Andrew, Edmonton, September 9, 2012 (posted Sunday, September 09, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion, Fr. Yurij Suchevan and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor of St. Andrew, Edmonton on September 9, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


ORPHANAGE PROJECT IN UKRAINE 2012 (posted Tuesday, September 04, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion, Father Cornell Zubritsky, and the Orphanage Project Team completed their Mission Trip to Ukraine, July 29 - August 9, 2012, to visit Orphanages and Religious and Historic Sites.  See Photos ( part 1,2,3)  in the Photos Section.


50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UOC OF All SAINTS , CAMROSE, AB (posted Tuesday, September 04, 2012)

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of All Saints, Camrose, AB will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary on Sunday, October 21, 2012. View, download Poster in the Poster Section.


THE BISHOP'S TEA 2012 (posted Wednesday, August 15, 2012)

You are cordially invited to THE BISHOP'S TEA  to be held at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Michael, 12104 - 129 Ave. Edmonton, AB on Sunday September 16, 12:30 - 3:00 pm. Donations to Western Eparchy projects appreciated.

View, Download Poster by clicking on Posters Section.


ORPHANAGE PROJECT IN UKRAINE - visit to Sambir, Ukraine, August 6, 2012 (posted Tuesday, August 07, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and the Team for the Orphanage  Project in Ukraine visit Sambir, Ukraine. Read about their visit and see photos by clicking on the link below:

http://www.sambircity.gov.ua/index.php?id=56&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=869&cHash=1bc61ff27bb82f75900b135034227d3e


HIS GRACE BISHOP ILARION VISITS CAMP BAR-V-NOK (posted Monday, July 23, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion visited Camp Bar-V-Nok and spent some time with the children and youth there. See  photos in the Photos Section.


PATRON SAINT FEAST DAY - DIVINE LITURGY- The UOC of Sts. Peter and Paul, Kaleland,AB. July 12, 2012 (posted Monday, July 16, 2012)

 His Grace BISHOP ILARION and Fr. Wasyl Sapiha celebrated   the Patron Saint Feast Day of Sts. Peter and Paul with a  Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, Kaleland, AB. on July 12, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


PATRON SAINT FEAST DAY - DIVINE LITURGY - The UOC of St. John, Egremont, AB, July 8, 2012 (posted Sunday, July 08, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION  and Fr. Alexandre Palamarchuk celebrated  The Patron Saint Feast Day of St. John with a Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. John, Egremont, AB on July 8, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


DIVINE LITURGY - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, Thorsby, AB. July 1, 2012 (posted Sunday, July 01, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and Fr. Benny Ambrosie  celebrated a Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, Thorsby, AB on July 1, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Edmonton, June 24, 2012 (posted Sunday, June 24, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Edmonton, AB  on Sunday, June 24, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


NEW LINK: Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Lethbridge, AB (posted Thursday, June 21, 2012)

A link to The Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Lethbridge, has been added to our website. Click on Links  to view.


DIVINE LITURGY - The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elias, Spirit River, AB, June 17, 2012 (posted Tuesday, June 19, 2012)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION and Fr. Georg Podtepa celebrated a Divine  Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elias in Spirit River, AB on June 17, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY, 50TH Anniversary of The U.O. C. of All Saints, Kamloops, BC (posted Tuesday, June 12, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy  celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the U. O. C. parish of All Saints, Kamloops, BC on Sunday June 10, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY, 50th Anniversary of The U. O. C. of All Saints, Kamloops, BC, June 10, (posted Tuesday, June 12, 2012)

PART TWO- HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY,  50th Anniversary of The UOC parish of All Saints, Kamloops, BC, June 10, 2012. See  a few more photos in the Photos Section.


PENTECOST - Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and 75th Anniversary, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Vancouver, BC (posted Tuesday, June 05, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION  and clergy celebrated PENTECOST at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Vancouver and attended the parish's  75th Anniversary Program  on Sunday June 3, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


GREAT VESPERS WITH LITIA - 75th Anniversary, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Vancouver, BC. June 2, 2012 (posted Tuesday, June 05, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION with clergy celebrated Great Vespers with Litia at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Vancouver, BC and  attended the parish's  75th Anniversary Banquet on June 2, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


UOCC YOUTH RETREAT - Banff, AB, May 25-27, 2012 (posted Tuesday, May 29, 2012)

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Ilarion of Edmonton and the Western Eparchy,chaplain of all youth and CYMK,  a UOCC Youth Retreat was held  in Banff, AB on May 25-27, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section. 


DIVINE LITURGY - The U. O. C. of Sts. Peter and Paul, Onoway, AB, Sunday, May 20, 2012 (posted Monday, May 21, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION  celebrated the Divine Liturgy and blessed graves at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Sts. Peter and Paul in Onoway, AB on Sunday, May 20, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


DIVINE LITURGY - The U. O. C. of Sts. Peter and Paul, Seba Beach AB - May 13, 2012 (posted Tuesday, May 15, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION  celebrated a Divine Liturgy  and blessed graves at the U. O. C. of Sts. Peter and Paul in Seba Beach, AB on May 13, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - The Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, May 6, 2012 (posted Friday, May 11, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at The Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John in Edmonton on May 6, 2012 and honored The Rt. Rev. Protopresbyter George TURZANSKY on the 70th Anniversary of his service in the priesthood. See Photos in the Photos Section.


UOCC YOUTH RETREAT - "A Sacrifice of Praise" - Banff, AB, May 25-27, 2012 (posted Sunday, April 22, 2012)

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Ilarion of Edmonton and the Western Eparchy,chaplain of all youth and CYMK, there will be a UOCC Youth Retreat in Banff, AB on May 25-27, 2012. Download/view poster in the Download Posters section.


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER - Spring, 2012 (posted Sunday, April 22, 2012)

The WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER,  Spring 2012, can be viewed, downloaded by going to Publications, find the Newsletter/Brochures, click here.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - The Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, April 22, 2012 (posted Sunday, April 22, 2012)

According to the blessing of the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada, His Grace BISHOP ILARION bestowed the Clergy Award of the wearing of two jewelled crosses upon The Rt. Rev. Mitred Archpriest Stephan Semotiuk during the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy celebrated at The Cathedral of St. John in Edmonton on April 22, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST * PASCHA, April 15, 2012 (posted Sunday, April 15, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated the Resurrection of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ at the Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, on Sunday April 15, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


PASCHAL GREETINGS 2012 (posted Saturday, April 14, 2012)

                      Христос Воскрес!


Всечесні отці, дорогі браття і сестри!

В ці дні світлого Христового Воскресіння молитовно бажаю, щоб Воскресший  Господь дарував всім вам духовну радість і спокій, здоров'я тілесне і допомогу Божу в усіх добрих справах на многії літа.

З любов'ю в Христі Воскресшому

+ Іларіон,

 Єпископ Едмонтону

 

                        CHRIST IS RISEN!
 
 Dear Fathers, Beloved Brothers and Sisters, 

 In these joyful and glorious days of the Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, I prayerfully greet you with the hope that His Resurrection gives us all spiritual joy and peace, strong physical health, and  abundant strength  from the Lord, in all our good deeds for His Glory for many years!
 
With love in the Risen Lord!
 
 +Ilarion,

 Bishop of Edmonton


GREAT VESPERS OF THE BURIAL OF CHRIST - Friday, April 13, 2012 (posted Saturday, April 14, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy commemorated the Burial of Christ  on Great and Holy Friday at the Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, April 13, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


MATINS OF THE TWELVE PASSION GOSPELS - April 12, 2012 (posted Friday, April 13, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy commemorated  Jesus Christ's Holy Passion by the reading of the  Twelve Gospels at the Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, on Thursday, April 12, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


ENTRANCE OF OUR LORD INTO JERUSALEM ( Palm Sunday), April 8, 2012 (posted Sunday, April 08, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated The Entrance Of Our Lord Into Jerusalem ( Palm Sunday) at The Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, on Sunday, April 8, 2012. See photos in the Photos Section.


OSVITA PROGRAM 2012 (posted Friday, March 30, 2012)

The OSVITA PROGRAM  will be offered this summer  at St. John's Institute, Edmonton.  For details, see Brochure in the Publications/Brochures Section.


PASSIA SERVICE - The U. O. C. of the Holy Trinity, Boyle, AB, March 25, 2012 (posted Monday, March 26, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy from the Vegreville Deanery celebrated the Passia Service on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at the U. O. C. of the Holy Trinity, Boyle AB.  See Photos in the Photos Section.


LITURGY OF PRESANCTIFIED GIFTS - March 14, 2012 (posted Thursday, March 15, 2012)

His Grace  Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated the Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts as part of the Clergy Retreat  in the chapel at St John's Institute, Edmonton. See Photos in the Photos Section.


CLERGY RETREAT 2012 (posted Thursday, March 15, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and the clergy of the Western Eparchy gathered for a Retreat at St. John's Institute on March 12-14, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


The Holy Mystery of Unction (posted Monday, March 12, 2012)

The Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox Deanery (with the participation of  all five parishes and priests)  will celebrate the Holy Mystery  of Unction at the Ukrainian Orthodox  Church of  St. Elia, 11833-66 Street, on April 11, 2012 at 6:00 pm. See Poster in the Download Poster Section.


PASSIA SERVICE - The U. O. C. of The Holy Trinity, BOYLE, AB (posted Monday, March 12, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and  clergy will celebrate The Passia Service at The U. O. C. of The Holy Trinity  in Boyle, AB on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 5:00 pm.


PASSIA SERVICES - The Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodoxy Deanery, 2012 (posted Monday, March 12, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy of the Edmonton Ukrainian  Orthodox Deanery celebrate  The Passia Services at churches in Edmonton, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox Deanery Passia Service Schedule ( All Services 6:00 pm) (posted Monday, March 12, 2012)

     11 March:        The U. O. C. of  St. Anthony 
    18 March:         The U. O. Sobor of St. Andrew
    25 March:         The Cathedral of St. John 
    01 April:           The U. O. C. of St. Michael


THE TRIUMPH OF ORTHODOXY 2012 (posted Monday, March 12, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy joined the clergy and faithful of all local Orthodox communities to celebrate the Sunday of Orthodoxy at St. Philip Antiochian Orthodox Church on Sunday, March 4.  See Photos in the Photos Section.


The Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - 2012 (posted Tuesday, February 28, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated Great Compline with the reading of the Great Penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete in the churches of the Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox Deanery during  the first week of The Holy and Great Fast. See photos in the Photos Section.


Forgiveness Vespers - The Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton (posted Monday, February 27, 2012)

His Grace Bishop Ilarion and clergy celebrated Forgiveness Vespers at the Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton  on Sunday, February 26, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox Deanery Schedule- Lenten Services (posted Thursday, February 23, 2012)

 

LENTEN SERVICES 2012 (All services at 6:00 pm):


Posters (in English and -- українською мовою) may be viewed by clicking on Download Posters.


The Triumph of Orthodoxy (posted Thursday, February 23, 2012)

March 4 ( 6:00 pm) - The Sunday of Orthodoxy - Pan-Orthodox Vespers 

---St. Philip Antiochian Orthodox Church, 15804-98 Avenue, Edmonton


New Link: City of Sambir, Ukraine (posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION visits the city of Sambir, Ukraine. Read about his visit on the city of  Sambir website.  Click on LinksLinks to Ukraine to view.


His Grace BISHOP ILARION visits orphanage in Sambir, Ukraine on February 10, 2012 (posted Friday, February 10, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION visits an orphanage in Sambir, Ukraine on Friday, February 10, 2012 bringing gifts for the children and spending time with them. See Photos in the Photos Section.


Koliada Singalong- January 15, 2012 - The U. O. C. of St. Elia, Edmonton (posted Wednesday, February 08, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy joined the  students from the Alberta Benevolent Cantor Association for a Carol Singalong at the U. O. parish of St. Elia, Edmonton on January 15, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


Hierarchical Divine Liturgy - January 29, 2012 (posted Monday, January 30, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. John in Edmonton on Sunday, January 29, 2012. His Grace was honoured on his Seventh Anniversary of Hierarchical Ordination.  EIS POLLA ETI DESPOTA!

See Photos in the Photos Section.


His Grace BISHOP ILARION welcomes carollers from The U.O. Cathedral of St. John-- CYMK group (posted Saturday, January 28, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION welcomed the CYMK group from The  Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton on Friday, January 27, 2012. See Photos in the Photos section.


NEW LINKS ADDED TO OUR WEBSITE (posted Tuesday, January 24, 2012)

Ukrainian Bilingual Program- Edmonton Public Schools, click on Links to view.

TYC/USRA - click on Links to view.

UCC-APC - click on Links to view.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - The U. O. C. of St. Michael, Edmonton AB, January 22, 2012 (posted Sunday, January 22, 2012)

According to the blessing of the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada, His Grace BISHOP ILARION bestowed the Clergy Award of the wearing of two jewelled crosses upon The Rt. Rev. Mitred Archpriest Fr. Nicholas Orest Rauliuk during the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy celebrated at the U. O. C. of St Michael in Edmonton on January 22, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE HOLY THEOPHANY AND GREAT BLESSING OF WATER 2012 (posted Thursday, January 19, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated  The Holy Theophany and Great Blessing of  Water at the Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton.See Photos in the Photos Section.


JANUARY 15, 2012 - THE SUNDAY BEFORE THEOPHANY (posted Sunday, January 15, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated the Divine Liturgy ( The Sunday  before Theophany) at the U. O. C. of St. Anthony, Edmonton. See Photos in the Photos Section.


CHAPEL AT THE MANSE (posted Saturday, January 14, 2012)

There is a beautiful chapel within the residence of His Grace BISHOP ILARION. See Photos in the Photos Section.


CAROLLING FOR HIS GRACE BISHOP ILARION( Nativity 2012) (posted Saturday, January 14, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION welcomed carollers from the Edmonton parishes of St. Michael, St. Elia, St. Andrew, St. Anthony, and St. John's Cathedral CYMK group  during the Nativity Season, 2012. The carollers brightened the festive season with beautiful carols and warm greetings for His Grace, Bishop Ilarion. See Photos in the Photos Section.


NATIVITY SEASON (2012) AT THE MANSE (posted Saturday, January 14, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION prepared for the Nativity Season by decorating the Manse with  an array of festive decorations.  See photos in the Photos Section.


January 8, 2012 - THE SYNAXIS OF THE THEOTOKOS (posted Monday, January 09, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION  and clergy celebrated the Synaxis of the Theotokos at the U.O. Sobor of St. Andrew, Edmonton. See Photos in the Photos Section.


JANUARY 07, 2012 - THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST (posted Sunday, January 08, 2012)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and clergy celebrated the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ at the U.O. Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton, at midnight, January 7, 2012. See Photos in the Photos Section.


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER - Winter, 2012 (posted Wednesday, January 04, 2012)

The latest edition of our newsletter is now on our website.

Click on Publications, Read the  newsletter -  click here! to view.


December 25, 2011- Red Deer, The UOC of The Holy Trinity (posted Saturday, December 31, 2011)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION and Fr. Timothy Chrapko celebrated the Divine Liturgy at The UOC of The Holy Trinity, Red Deer, AB. on December 25, 2011. See Photos in the Photos Section.


December 18, 2011 - THE U. O. C. of THE HOLY TRINITY, MAMAESTIE, AB. (posted Sunday, December 18, 2011)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION  and Fr. Wasyl Sapiha celebrated The Divine Liturgy at The U. O. C. of  The Holy Trinity, Mamaestie, AB  on Sunday, December 18, 2011.  See Photos in the PHOTOS Section.


UKRAINIAN ORTHODOXY - New Link Added To Our Site (posted Sunday, December 18, 2011)

Ukrainian Orthodoxy - A New Link has been added our our site.  Click on Links to view.


WESTERN EPARCHY FULL COUNCIL MEETING - December 17, 2011 (posted Saturday, December 17, 2011)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION  and the Full Council Members of the Western Eparchy met at St. John's Institute on December 17, 2011. See Photos in the PHOTOS Section.


PATRON SAINT FEAST DAY (KHRAM) at St. Andrew's Sobor, Edmonton (posted Sunday, December 11, 2011)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION with Fr. Yuriy Suchevan and clergy celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. Andrew's Sobor, Edmonton on Sunday, December 11, 2011, to commemorate their Patron Saint and celebrate the  Feast Day  honoring Saint Apostle Andrew. See Photos in the PHOTOS Section.


NEW LINKS ADDED TO OUR WEBSITE (posted Tuesday, December 06, 2011)

We have added some new links to our website:

***   The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

***   St. Andrew's College, Winnipeg

***   CYMK - Ukrainian  Orthodox Youth

Please click on Links to view.


WESTERN EPARCHY ADMINISTRATION 2011-12 (posted Tuesday, December 06, 2011)

The newly elected Western Eparchy Administration for 2011-2012  has been posted on our Website. Please click on Administration to view.


PARISH VISIT - The U. O. C. of Sts. Peter and Paul, Andrew, AB. (posted Sunday, November 27, 2011)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION with Fr. Benny Ambrosie  celebrated a Divine Liturgy  at the U. O. C. of Sts. Peter and Paul in Andrew, AB. on Sunday, November 27, 2011. See photos in the PHOTOS Section.


HETMAN AWARDS, 2011 (posted Sunday, November 27, 2011)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION along with Fr. Cornell Zubritsky attended the Hetman Awards Banquet, sponsored by UCC-APC, on Sunday November 20, 2011. Former Premier of Alberta Ed Stelmach was an honored recipient of the Hetman Award in 2011.  See Photo in the PHOTO Section.


HOLODOMOR COMMEMORATION, November 26, 2011 (posted Saturday, November 26, 2011)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION  along with clergy, commemorated the HOLODOMOR  by celebrating a Panakhyda ( Memorial Service) at City Hall, Edmonton, AB.  on Saturday, November 26, 2011.   See Photos in the PHOTOS Section.


UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF CANADA FOUNDATION (posted Thursday, November 24, 2011)

A New Link has been added to our website:

UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF CANADA FOUNDATION ( uoccf)

Click on the Links Section  to view.


PATRON SAINT FEAST DAY (KHRAM) - The U.O.C. of St. Michael, Edmonton, November 20, 2011 (posted Sunday, November 20, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, along with Fr. Nicholas Rauliuk, Fr. Stephen Keaschuk, Fr. Peter Haugen,  and Fr. Deacon Gary Boychuk,  celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the U.O. C.  of St. Michael highlighting their Patron Saint Feast Day, KHRAM, on Sunday, November 20, 2011.  See Photos in the PHOTOS Section.


PARISH VISIT- The U. O. C. of All Saints, Camrose, November 13, 2011 (posted Tuesday, November 15, 2011)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION along with Deacons, celebrated a Divine Liturgy at the U. O. C. of All Saints, Camrose, on November 13, 2011. See Photos in the PHOTOS Section.


ARCHPASTORAL REMARKS TO THE 52ND WESTERN EPARCHIAL SOBOR (posted Friday, November 04, 2011)

His Grace BISHOP ILARION  addresses the 52nd Western Eparchial Sobor. Find his address in the SOBOR Section, scroll down to Documents, and view or print a copy.


WESTERN EPARCHY NEWSLETTER - October, 2011 (posted Friday, November 04, 2011)

The Western Eparchy Newsletter, October, 2011 may be viewed and downloaded by clicking on the Publications section - read the newsletters, click here-- ( left side of home page) and then clicking on Western Eparchy Newsletters.


RESOLUTIONS passed at the 52nd Western Eparchial Sobor (posted Thursday, November 03, 2011)

RESOLUTIONS  passed at the  52nd Western Eparchial Sobor may be viewed and dowloaded by clicking on the SOBOR section above, and then clicking on the Documents section.


THE 52nd WESTERN EPARCHIAL SOBOR (posted Monday, October 31, 2011)

His Eminence, METROPOLITAN YURIJ, His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, clergy, and delegates gathered at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony, Edmonton, October 27-29, 2011 for the 52nd Western Eparchial Sobor.             See photos in the PHOTOS Section.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - October 30, 2011 (posted Monday, October 31, 2011)

His Eminence, METROPOLITAN YURIJ, and  His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, along with clergy celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton on Sunday October 30, 2011.  See photos in the PHOTOS Section.


VESPERS and MOLEBEN', October 27, 28, 2011 (posted Monday, October 31, 2011)

His Eminence, METROPOLITAN YURIJ His Grace, BISHOP ILARION,  and clergy celebrate Vespers (Fr. Timothy Chrapko and Fr. Yurij Suchevan) and a Moleben' ( His Grace, BISHOP ILARION,  Fr. Nicholas Rauliuk and Fr. Stephan Semotiuk)  during the Western Eparchial Sobor, 2011. See Photos in the PHOTOS Section.


PARISH VISIT, THE U. O. C. of the HOLY TRINITY, Two Hills, AB, October 23, 2011 (posted Sunday, October 23, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, along with Fr. Wasyl Sapiha and Fr. Deacon Roman Shiyan, celebrated the Divine Liturgy and participated in the  Two Hills Parochial District Thanksgiving Celebration on Sunday, October 23, 2011.  See Photos in the PHOTOS Section.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton AB, October 16, 2011 (posted Sunday, October 16, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, with Father Stephan Semotiuk, Fr. Cornell Zubritsky and Deacons, celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and  also participated in  the parish Thanksgiving Celebration, at which time the parish also honoured the 2011 graduating students and parish Honorary Members. See photos in the PHOTOS Section.


PARISH VISIT - The U.O. C. of the Holy Trinity, Redwater, AB, October 9, 2011 (posted Monday, October 10, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, with Fr. Alexandre Palamarchuk, celebrated a Divine Liturgy at The U.O. C. of the Holy Trinity in Redwater, AB  on Sunday, October 9, 2011.      See Photos in the PHOTOS Section.


ACOLYTE BANQUET AND RECOGNITION NIGHT - September 24, 2011 (posted Tuesday, October 04, 2011)

 His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, attended the Acolyte Banquet and Recognition Night, sponsored by the Order of St. Andrew, Edmonton Chapter, at the U. O. C. of St. Anthony in Edmonton, on September 24, 2011.

See photos ( Credit: Gordon Ostapchuk) in the PHOTOS Section.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - U.O. C. of ST. ELIA, Edmonton, October 2, 2011 (posted Sunday, October 02, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, along with clergy, celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and honored Fr. Georg PODTEPA on his 25th Anniversary of ORDINATION  to the HOLY PRIESTHOOD. 

MAY GOD GRANT FR. GEORG MANY, MANY YEARS!

*See Photos in the PHOTOS section.*


SOBOR 2011 - October 27 - 30, 2011 (posted Thursday, September 29, 2011)

The Western Eparchy SOBOR 2011 will be held on October 27-30 at the Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of St. Anthony, 6103- 172 Street, Edmonton. A Youth Rally will be held in conjunction  with the SOBOR and documents outlining the events may be found along with the other documents pertaining to the SOBOR.

 All Documents may be found  and downloaded by clicking on the SOBOR file.


HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - August 14, 2011 (posted Sunday, August 14, 2011)

His Eminence, METROPOLITAN YURIJ  and His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, along with Clergy and Deacons, celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John in Edmonton, AB on August 14, 2011. 

 See Photos in the PHOTOS Section.


PATRON SAINT FEAST DAY - The U. O. C. of St Anthony, Edmonton, July 24, 2011 (posted Monday, July 25, 2011)

   His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, together  with clergy and deacons, celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the U. O. C. of St. Anthony, Edmonton, on July 24, 2011 to commemorate their Patron Saint, Anthony, and blessed the new basement expansion and kitchen renovations.  See Photos in the PHOTOS Section. 


NORTHERN ALBERTA ORTHODOX MISSION TRIP - July 31, 2011 (posted Wednesday, July 20, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, with Fr. Georg Podtepa, will celebrate a Divine Liturgy  at St. Elias Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Spirit River, AB on Sunday, July 31, @ 10:00 am, to be followed by a Memorial Service at St. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Ksituan ( Blueberry Creek) AB.



CAMP BAR-V-NOK, 2011 (posted Wednesday, July 13, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, visited Camp Bar-V-Nok and  together with Fr. Cornell Zubritsky, celebrated a Moleben' and spent some time with the children at the camp on July 12, 2011.         See a few photos in the PHOTOS Section.


CELEBRATION of PATRON SAINT FEAST DAY, (ХРАМ), JUNE 26, 2011 (posted Sunday, June 26, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, with Fr. Stephan Semotiuk and Fr. Cornell Zubritsky, assisted by Deacons, celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy to Celebrate the Patron Saint, The Forerunner and Baptist of our Lord, John, on Sunday, June 26, 2011 at the Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton.    See photos in the PHOTOS Section.


RAISING CHILDREN IN THE ORTHODOX FAITH - June 19, 2011 (posted Thursday, June 23, 2011)

A Parenting  Discussion,  organized by Fr. Timothy Chrapko, on the topic of raising children in the Orthodox Faith was held on June 19, 2011 at The U.O. C. of St. Anthony, Edmonton.                        (See photos in the Photos Section)


PARISH VISIT- WASKATENAU, The U.O. C. of St. Volodymyr, June 19, 2011 (posted Tuesday, June 21, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, with Fr. Alexandre Palamarchuk, celebrated a Divine Liturgy in  The     U. O. C. of St. Volodymyr  in Waskatenau, AB. on June 19, 2011.

See some photos in the PHOTOS  Section.


PARISH VISIT - SPEDDEN, The U.O. C. of The Holy Trinity, June 4, 2011 (posted Tuesday, June 21, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, together with Fr. Benny Ambrosie and clergy, celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and blessed the new Iconostas at The U.O. C. of the Holy Trinity.

See  some Photos in the Photos Section.


PARISH VISIT - U.O. C. of St. Michael, Edmonton, June 12, 2011 (posted Thursday, June 16, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy  together with clergy at the U. O . C. of St. Michael on Sunday, June 12, 2011.  The 50th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada was  also commemorated on this occasion.

See Photos in the Photos Section


RED DEER - Temple Patron Saint Feast Day, June 12, 2011 (posted Sunday, June 12, 2011)

Fr. Timothy Chrapko and the parish of the U. O. C. of The Holy Trinity celebrated The Divine Liturgy  on  Trinity Sunday, on  this Day of Pentecost, June 12, 2011

See Photos in the Photos Section


PARISH VISIT - St. Andrew's Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor, Edmonton, June 5, 2011 (posted Monday, June 06, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, with members of the clergy,  celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. Andrew's Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor, Edmonton, June 5, 2011.

See Photos in the Photos Section.


THE BISHOP'S TEA, 2011 (posted Monday, June 06, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, was honored with a joyful tea, designed to generate  funds  for mission work in  the Western Eparchy, held at  St. Andrew's Sobor, Edmonton, on Sunday, June 5, 2011.

See photos in the Photos Section


RAISING CHILDREN IN THE ORTHODOX CHURCH (posted Saturday, June 04, 2011)

A Parenting  Discussion and Picnic will be held on June 19, 2011 from  4-7 pm at Site 1, Hawrelak Park, Edmonton.  

View/download Poster: WE Home Page, Download Posters( left side of page.) 

RSVP: fr.t.chrapko@gmail.com


PARISH VISIT - ONOWAY - Divine Liturgy, May 29, 2011 (posted Sunday, May 29, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of Sts. Peter and Paul on Sunday, May 29, 2011.
See photos in the Photos Section.


VYDUBYCHI CHOIR in Edmonton, May 1, 2011 (posted Thursday, May 19, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, along with the clergy of the Cathedral of St. John in Edmonton, celebrated the Divine Liturgy on May 1, 2011 with responses sung by the Vydubychi Choir.     ( See some photos in the Photos Section.)


INVITATION (posted Wednesday, May 11, 2011)

    

You are cordially invited to

         THE BISHOP'S TEA

in honour of His Grace, BISHOP ILARION

    Sunday, June 5 ( 12:30 pm  - 3:00 pm)

St. Andrew's Ukrainian Orthodox Sobor Parish

          9831- 75 Street, Edmonton

  Donations FOR MISSION WORK Appreciated

***Sponsored by the Western Eparchy***


CHORNOBYL COMMEMORATION - 25th Anniversary - April 26, 2011 (posted Wednesday, April 27, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, with the clergy of Edmonton and area, conduct a Memorial Service (Panahyda) at the Edmonton City Hall as part of the 25th Anniversary Commemoration of the Chornobyl Disaster in Ukraine.

See a few photos in the Photos section.


HOLY UNCTION SERVICE - April 20, 2011 (posted Thursday, April 21, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION,  with the clergy of the Edmonton Deanery, celebrated The Service of Holy Unction at the U. O. C. of St. Anthony on Wednesday, April 20, 2011.

See some photos in the Photos Section.


PASSIA SERVICE - April 10, 2011 (posted Monday, April 11, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, with the clergy of the Edmonton Deanery, served The Passia Service at the U.O. Sobor of St. Andrew, Edmonton, on Sunday, April 10, 2011.

( See Photos in the Photos Section.)


CALGARY - The U.O. C. of St. Vladimir - April 2,3, 2011 (posted Thursday, April 07, 2011)
CALGARY - His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, was present with  the congregation of  The U.O.C. of St. Vladimir to  experience a memorable weekend, which began with a Lenten Retreat led by The Very Rev. Archpriest Taras Udod, continued with the blessing of their Orthodox Resource Center by His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, and culminated  with the Ordination to the Diaconate of Fr. Deacon Chad Pawlyshyn. AXIOS!
 April 2-3, 2011 was  truly a rich weekend  for Fr. Taras Krochak and Dobr. Donna  Krochak, for Fr. Timothy Chrapko and Dobr. Julie Chrapko, and for the entire Parish.
 ( See Photos in the Photos Section)

CALGARY - LENTEN WEEKEND, Part 2 (posted Thursday, April 07, 2011)

More photos from The U. O. C. of St. Vladimir, Calgary in the Photos Section.


LETHBRIDGE - - U.O.C. of the Holy Trinity - LENTEN RETREAT (posted Tuesday, April 05, 2011)

The Holy Trinity Parish in Lethbridge recently held a Lenten Retreat, including a  Service of the Canon Of St.Andrew of Crete, a Moleben, and a presentation by Dr. Alan Sanger.

See a few photos in the Photos Section.


CLERGY RETREAT - MARCH, 2011 (posted Wednesday, March 30, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, together with the clergy of the Western Eparchy, participated in a Lenten Retreat, led by The Right Rev. Mitred Archpriest Dr. Ihor KUTASH on March 28-30, 2011.

The Retreat concluded with The Liturgy of Pre-Sanctified Gifts at The Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John, followed by brunch.

 ( See a few photos in the Photos Section.)

 


PASSIA SERVICE - March 27, 2011 (posted Monday, March 28, 2011)

His Grace, BISHOP ILARION,  with the clergy of the Edmonton Deanery, serve The Passia Service at The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony, Edmonton,  on Sunday, March 27, 2011.

( see photos in the PHOTOS section.)


PARISH VISIT - FEBRUARY 6, 2011 (posted Monday, February 07, 2011)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, celebrates The Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Anthony in Edmonton on Sunday, February 6, 2011.

See Photos in the  Photos Section


THE HOLY THEOPHANY- THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD, GOD AND SAVIOUR, JESUS CHRIST (posted Wednesday, January 19, 2011)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, celebrated The Holy  Theophany, The Baptism of Our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ and the Great  Blessing of  Water at the Cathedral of St. John in Edmonton on January 19, 2011.

See photos in the Photos section.


THE NATIVITY of OUR LORD and SAVIOUR, JESUS CHRIST (posted Friday, January 07, 2011)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, and members of the clergy, celebrate the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, at the Cathedral of St. John in Edmonton, on January 7, 2011. 

See photos in the Photos section.


NATIVITY GREETING from HIS GRACE, BISHOP ILARION (posted Thursday, December 30, 2010)

Dear Fathers, Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

 ХРИСТОС РАЖДАЄТЬСЯ!

Вітаю вас з Різдвом Христовим! Новий 2011 - ий рік нехай принесе нам усім добре здоров'я добробут, душевний спокій, та радість у Христі Ісусі! 

CHRIST IS BORN!

I greet you on this occasion of the Great Nativity Feast.

May the New Year, 2011, bring us all good health, prosperity, inner peace, and joy in Jesus Christ!

With love in Christ,

+Ilarion,

Bishop of Edmonton

and the Western Eparchy,

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada


THE ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD of FATHER MICHAEL FARYNA (posted Monday, December 13, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, ordained Father Michael Faryna to the Priesthood during the Divine Liturgy celebrated at St. Andrew's Sobor, Edmonton on Sunday, December 12, 2010,  during the celebration of their Khram.

                                    AXIOS!

( see photos in the Photos section.)


Parish Visit- Bonnyville, U. O. C. of St. Elias, November 28, 2010 (posted Monday, December 06, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion celebrated the Divine Liturgy with Fr.John Lipinski

at the Ukrainian Orthodox parish of St. Elias on Sunday, November 28, 2010.

See photos in the Photos section


THE ENTHRONEMENT OF HIS EMINENCE METROPOLITAN YURIJ, Part 2 (posted Friday, November 26, 2010)

We are pleased to offer a few extra photos of the Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, thanks to Sviatoslav Hluchaniuk.

Please note the group photo of the clergy from the Western Eparchy with His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij and His Grace, Bishop Ilarion.

( photos in the Photos section.)


THE ENTHRONEMENT of HIS EMINENCE, METROPOLITAN YURIJ (posted Monday, November 22, 2010)

The Enthronement of HIS EMINENCE, METROPOLITAN YURIJ, Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada was held on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at the Holy Trinity Metropolitan Cathedral, Winnipeg.

                                 IS POLLA ETI DESPOTA!

( See photos in the Photos Section.)


THE ORDINATION TO THE DIACONATE of FR. DEACON ROMAN SHIYAN (posted Wednesday, November 17, 2010)

 His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, ordained Fr. Deacon Roman Shiyan to the Diaconate at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Elias, Edmonton, on November 7, 2010.

                                     AXIOS!

( see photos in the Photos section.)


Parish Visit - Camrose, AB - U. O. Parish of All Saints - November 14, 2010 (posted Wednesday, November 17, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, accompanied by  Fr. Protodeacon Gary Boychuk, celebrate the Divine Liturgy in the parish of All Saints in Camrose, AB. Photos in the Photos section.


Parish visit- Luzan AB, Khram, November 8, 2010 (posted Friday, November 12, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, visits the UOC of St. Demetrios in Luzan AB and joins Fr. Benny Ambrosie to celebrate Khram on November 8, 2010. See Photos in the Photos section.


Appreciation (posted Friday, November 12, 2010)

Fr. John Lipinski presents a token of appreciation to His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, from Kiev's - Ki - Hi  Ukrainian Orthodox Church Camp for his prayers, his guidance, and his devoted participation in the life of the Kiev's - Ki - Hi  family. See photo in the Photos section- subheading "Appreciation."


Parish Newsletters - Egremont Parish Newsletter, April, 2010 (posted Saturday, November 06, 2010)

Egremont Parish Newsletter ( April, 2010) is now posted.

Go to: Publications,  Read the newsletters ( click here ), Western Eparchy Parish Newsletters


Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and Clergy Awards, October 31, 2010 (posted Friday, November 05, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, celebrated the Divine Liturgy and bestowed clergy awards to Fr. Charles Baxter, Fr. Timothy Chrapko, and Protodeacon Gary Boychuk on October 31, 2010. See photos in the Photo section.


Divine Liturgy - Grande Prairie - December 5, 2010 (posted Friday, November 05, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, will celebrate a Divine Liturgy in Grande Prairie on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at Oliver's Grande Prairie Funeral Chapel ( 10005-107 Ave). Confession at 9:00 AM.  Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM.


Western Eparchial SOBOR 2010 - October 28 - 30 (posted Thursday, November 04, 2010)

The Western Eparchial SOBOR was held on October 28-30 at St. Andrew's Sobor in Edmonton. Photos in the Photos section


Vespers and Moleben' (posted Thursday, November 04, 2010)

The Western Eparchy Sobor included  Vespers on Thursday and Saturday evening as well as a Moleben' on Friday morning. See a few photos  in the Photos section.


Youth Rally - Western Eparchy Sobor (posted Wednesday, November 03, 2010)

Youth from the Western Eparchy gathered on Saturday, October 30 to listen to the Eucharistic Talk given by Fr. Patrick Yamniuk, were welcomed and greeted by His Grace Bishop Ilarion, and then spent the rest of the day at West Edmonton Mall. Photos in the Photos section.


CLERGY AWARDS 2010 (posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010)

CONGRATULATIONS and GOD'S BLESSINGS to the following members of the clergy of the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada who were selected by the Council of Bishops to receive awards as listed:

Fr. Charles BAXTER - Gold Cross

Fr. Timothy CHRAPKO - Epigonation

Fr. Deacon Gary BOYCHUK - Protodeacon

                        AXIOS!


WESTERN EPARCHY FULL COUNCIL MEMBERS -- 2010-2011 (posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010)

CONGRATULATIONS AND GOD'S BLESSING to the following members who were elected as Council Members for the 2010-2011 year:

Fr. Benny AMBROSIE                              Ted CHOLOD

Fr. Timothy CHRAPKO                             Judge Russel DZENNICK

Fr. John LIPINSKI                                     Marshall KACHMAR

Fr. Michael MARANCHUK                          Dave KORZAN

Fr.Alexandre PALAMARCHUK                   Dr. Geraldine NAKONECHNY

Fr. Wasyl SAPIHA                                     Jo Anne RAK      

Fr.  Mykola SAWCHENKO                         Morris SAMYKA

Fr. Stephan SEMOTIUK                             Subdeacon Dr. Roman SHIYAN  

Fr. Patrick YAMNIUK                                George TKACHYK

May God bless you as you work for His Glory and the good of the Western Eparchy.

 


Western Eparchy SOBOR 2010 - October 28 - 31 (posted Thursday, October 28, 2010)

A warm welcome to all delegates and guests who will be attending SOBOR 2010.

THANK YOU  to all the members of the Council and volunteers for their work during the 2009-2010 year.

May God bless all of us as we meet and develop plans for 2010-2011 for His Glory and for the good of the Western Eparchy!


Parish visit- His Grace, Bishop Ilarion visits the Holy Trinity parish in Two Hills, AB (posted Tuesday, October 26, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, accompanied by Fr. Deacon Anton Lakusta and Fr. Deacon Gary Boychuk, visit  the Holy Trinity parish in Two Hills, AB and celebrate the Divine  Liturgy with Fr. Wasyl Sapiha on Sunday, October 24, 2010. See photos in the Photos section.


Parish visit - All Saints, Kamloops, BC ( September 26, 2010) (posted Monday, October 25, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, visits the parish of All Saints in Kamloops, BC and celebrates the Divine Liturgy on September 26, 2010. See photos in the Photos section.


CONGRATULATIONS and GOD'S BLESSINGS (posted Saturday, October 16, 2010)

Congratulations and God's blessings to the  members of the parish of St. Mary the Protectress, Mission, BC. who are celebrating their SIXTIETH anniversary on October 17, 2010. May God grant them many, many glorious years!


Parish visit- Edwand, St. Pokrova and Smoky Lake AB, Holy Ascension (posted Friday, October 15, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, and Fr. Benny Ambrosie celebrate KHRAM at the Ukrainian Orthodox parish of St. Pokrova in Edwand, AB  on October 14, 2010.

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, and Fr. Benny Ambrosie also make an impromptu stop at the Ukrainian Orthodox parish of the Holy Ascension in Smoky Lake, AB

Photos in the photos section.


At the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George (posted Tuesday, October 12, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, and Fr. Deacon Anton Lakusta celebrate the Divine Liturgy at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George on Sunday, October 10, 2010. Photos in the Photos section.


Northern Alberta Mission Trip 2 (posted Tuesday, October 12, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, and Fr. Georg Podtepa travel to northern Alberta on October 2, 3, for the second time in 2010, visiting Spirit River, Ksituan, and Grande Prairie. Photos of the trip can be seen in the Photos section.


51st SOBOR (2010) Youth Rally (posted Thursday, October 07, 2010)

A poster outlining the activities for youth (Youth Rally), Itinerary, Registration Form, posted in the SOBOR section


Parish visit - His Grace, Bishop Ilarion visits Szypenitz (posted Monday, October 04, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion visited the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary( Szypenitz) on September 19, 2010 to celebrate their Khram with them.

Photos in the photos section.


CONGRATULATIONS and GOD'S BLESSINGS (posted Thursday, September 23, 2010)

CONGRATULATIONS and GOD'S BLESSINGS to Dr. Geraldine Nakonechny  who was the recipient of the University of Alberta Alumni Honour Award on September 22, 2010. Photo in the Photo section (subheading --Accomplishments)

May God grant her many years!


Western Eparchy Sobor 2010 ( October 28 - 31) (posted Wednesday, September 22, 2010)

 Cover Letter, Schedule of Events, Agenda, and Parish Report Form 

 posted in the Sobor Section.


Parish visit - St. Anthony's ( Edmonton) -September 12, 2010 (posted Wednesday, September 15, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the  parish  of St. Anthony's and joined the parish members for fellowship. Photos may be seen in the Photos section.


Flowers at the Manse (posted Friday, September 10, 2010)

The home of His Grace, Bishop Ilarion and the Western Eparchy office, was nominated for a City of Edmonton "Front Yards in Bloom 2010" award.  See some of our flowers in the Photos section


Northern Alberta Mission Trip planned for October, 2010 (posted Wednesday, September 08, 2010)

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, and Fr.Georg  Podtepa will be making  a second trip to northern Alberta in October.

 October 2 @ 9:30 am - Divine Liturgy - Spirit River, AB - St. Elias Ukrainian Orthodox Church

 October 2 @ 3:00 pm -  Moleben' - Ksituan, AB - St. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church

 October 3 @ 10:00 am - Divine Liturgy -  Grande Prairie @ Northern Funeral Alternatives, 10202 - 102 Ave.


Northern Alberta Mission Trip - June, 2010 (posted Wednesday, September 08, 2010)

 

His Grace, Bishop Ilarion, and Fr. Georg Podtepa travelled to the Spirit River, AB area in June. See photos of their trip in the Photos section.


CONGRATULATIONS AND GOD'S BLESSINGS! (posted Tuesday, August 31, 2010)

 

CONGRATULATIONS to the following members of the Western Eparchy who were elected as  Consistory Board members at the 22nd  Sobor:

* The Very Rev. Archpriest Georg PODTEPA

* The Rev. Fr. Cornell ZUBRITSKY

* Ms. Stephania LUCIUK

* Mrs. Donna REED

* Mrs. Audrey SOJONKY

* Mr. Ihor TRISKA

May God bless you as you assume your new duties for the good of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada and for His Glory!

 

 


Changes to the Administration Section (posted Tuesday, August 31, 2010)

 

Please note changes to the Administration Section to reflect the new Ex-Officio Members of the Western Eparchy Council.


The Bishop's Tea - May 16, 2010 (posted Wednesday, August 04, 2010)

   Photos added and can be viewed in the Photos section.


CYMK-UOY Zaklyk Spring Edition Now Online (posted Thursday, May 20, 2010)

The Spring 2010 Edition of the National CYMK-UOY Newsletter is now online!

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Western Eparchy Council and Committees Posted! (posted Tuesday, February 09, 2010)

The new 2009/10 Western Eparchy Council and list of committees and the committee members has been posted to the administration page.

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Adult Forum Group Reports from WE Sobor 2009 Posted (posted Tuesday, December 29, 2009)

Adult Forum report from presentations by Dr. Tania Mysak (“Findings from the Focus Group meetings held across Canada”) and Emil Yereniuk (“Problems facing the UOCC, TYC and other organizations in the Ukrainian Canadian Orthodox Community”) have been posted to the Sobor page.

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Engaging our Youth - Reports from the Joint Standing Committee Youth available on Sobor Page (posted Monday, November 02, 2009)

Engaging our Youth - Reports from the Joint Standing Committee Youth Focus Groups are available via the "Sobor" page.

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2009 Western Eparchy Sobor Downloads (posted Tuesday, October 27, 2009)

Documents for the 2009 Western Eparchy Sobor are available on the "Sobor" page.

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HIERARCHICAL DIVINE LITURGY - October 30, 2011 (posted Monday, October 31, 2011)

His Eminence, METROPOLITAN YURIJ, and  His Grace, BISHOP ILARION, along with clergy, celebrated a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. John, Edmonton on Sunday, October 30, 2011See photos in the PHOTOS Section.


  
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