Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton Українська Католицька Едмонтонська Єпархія

Christ is Born!

Glorify Him!


Христос рождається!

Славімо Його!


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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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

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Events on January 31, 2015

The Holy Wonderworkers and Unmercenaries Cyrus and John (284-305) ; 2 Timothy 3:1-9; Luke 20:45-21:4

Events on February 1, 2015

Thirty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Sunday of the Prodigal Son, Tone 1; Fore-feast of the Encounter; the Holy Martyr Tryphon (249-51) ; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; Luke 15:11-32

Eparchial News

Events from the Eparchy and throughout the UGCC

2015 Marriage Preparation Weekend

A Marriage Preparation Weekend is being hosted at St. Josaphat Cathedral in Edmonton, February 6th to 8th, 2015.  Couples planning to marry within the Ukrainian Catholic Church are encouraged to register for the course by contacting the Cathedral Office at (780)...


MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2015 “Make your hearts firm” (Jas 5:8) Source: Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a time of renewal for the whole Church, for each communities and every believer. Above all it is a “time of grace” (2 Cor 6:2)....

Worldwide Religious Freedom Report 2014

Aid to the Church in Need has released its Worldwide Religious Freedom Report 2014. Referring to what it describes as the “silent war” involving the persecution of religious minorities in conflict regions, the Chairman of the report‘s editorial committee has called on...

Love is our mission: the family fully alive

Vatican City, 10 December 2014 (VIS) – The 7th World Meeting of Families will take place from 22 to 27 September 2015 in Philadelphia, U.S.A., and its theme will be “Love is our mission: the family fully alive”, as announced by Pope Francis in a letter addressed to...

General audience: new series of catechesis on the family

Vatican City, 10 December 2014 (VIS) – Having concluded his catechesis on the Church, in today’s general audience Pope Francis began a new series dedicated to the family, “a new cycle in this intermediate period between two Synod Assemblies dedicated to this...

Publication of the Lineamenta of the next Synod on the Family

Vatican City, 9 December 2014 (VIS) – The General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops has today issued a press release regarding the publication of the Lineamenta of the next Ordinary General Synod of Bishops, to take place from 4 to 25 October, on the theme “The...


MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD DAY OF PEACE 1 JANUARY 2015 NO LONGER SLAVES, BUT BROTHERS AND SISTERS 1. At the beginning of this New Year, which we welcome as God’s gracious gift to all humanity, I offer heartfelt wishes of...

Chancery Office Hours During the Christmas Season

Wednesday, December 24, 2014                                                        Open until 12:00 noon. Thursday, December 25, 2014 – Sunday, January 4, 2015             Closed Monday, January 5,...


CHRISTMAS PASTORAL LETTER OF HIS BEATITUDE SVIATOSLAV Most Reverend Metropolitans, Archbishops and Bishops, Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers, Venerable Religious and Monastics, Beloved Brothers and Sisters, in Ukraine and throughout the world Fear not, for behold, I...

Liturgical Propers

Divine Liturgy and Vespers Texts