Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton Українська Католицька Едмонтонська Єпархія

Glory to Jesus Christ!

Glory Forever!

Слава Ісусу Христу!

Слава на Віки !

The Shroud of Turin an Official Replica

By Bishop David Motiuk:

It is with much love and great joy in my heart that I welcome you to Saint Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral as we solemnly receive and place on exposition for veneration an official replica of the Shroud of Turin.

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Restoration of the Liturgical Practice of the KISS OF PEACE (ENG/UKR)

The Kiss of Peace is an expression of reconciliation and unity between the people present at a liturgical assembly. It originates with the widespread custom, in the ancient Western Mediterranean world, of people greeting each other with a kiss on the cheek. This was the custom in ancient Judea and was also practiced by Christians.

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Bishop's Retreat: Preparing for Easter through Icons

Iconography is theology in colour! This Lent we will reflect on Jesus’ passion, crucifixion, death, and resurrection using several icons as a way of preparing for Easter. We will also spend time in prayer and reflection before a Vatican-authorized copy of the Shroud of Turin, a special gift of the Archbishop of Turin to the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Alberta.

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25 Year Pastoral Plan

Over the past several years, the Eparchial Pastoral Council has embarked upon an ambitious endeavour in discerning and preparing a 25 Year Pastoral Plan for the Eparchy of Edmonton.
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Becoming A More Welcoming Parish

I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matthew 25:35) The Ukrainian Catholic Church throughout Alberta has embarked upon an exciting and courageous 25 Year Pastoral Plan, entitled Evangelization: A New Springtime.

Home of Hope Project

The Edmonton Eparchy in partnership with the Bridge of Hope has embarked on a charitable project entitled “Home of Hope”. It is a sanctuary and support for teenage girls, who no longer qualify for Ukrainian Government protection services, and need a safe place to work on their education and career.

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Bishop David

On January 25, 2007, he was appointed Bishop of the Eparchy of Edmonton and was enthroned on March 24, 2007 at St. Basil Church in Edmonton.

Our Mission:

To lead all people into a continual deepening personal relationship with Jesus Christ, in and through His Church: By knowing God, loving God and serving God.


Mailing Address: 9645 -108 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta Phone: (780) 424-5496 Fax: (780) 425-2330 Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm Email: chancery [at] edmontoneparchy [dot] com

Liturgical Calendar

  • Events on April 8, 2014
    • Sixth Tuesday of the Great Fast; The Holy Apostles Herodion Agabus Rufus Asyncretus Phlegontus and Hermes; Celestine - Pope of Rome (432); Sixth Hour - Isaiah 49:6-10; Vespers - Genesis 31:3-16; Proverbs 21:3-21;

  • Events on April 9, 2014
    • Sixth Wednesday of the Great Fast; The Holy Martyr Eupsichius (360-63); Archmandrite and Martyr Badimos (376); Sixth Hour - Isaiah 58:1-11; Presanctified - Genesis 43:26-31; 45:1-16; Proverbs 21:23-22:4;

Eparchial News

Events from the Eparchy and throughout the UGCC

Liturgical Propers

Divine Liturgy and Vespers Texts