Fr. Peter Pidskalny, C.Ss.R. (1945-2017) RIP

Fr. Peter John Pidskalny, C.Ss.R. July 27, 1945 – October 15, 2017 Fr. Peter Pidskalny, C.Ss.R. peacefully reposed in the Lord on October 15, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Home in Saskatoon after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was predeceased by his parents John and Mary Pidskalny and

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Celebrating The Golden Jubilee of Ordinations in Yorkton, SK

On June 24, two Redemptorists from the Yorkton Province in Canada celebrated their 50th Anniversary of Ordinations to the Priesthood at the historic Church of St. Mary’s in Yorkton. Jubilarians Len Ratushniak, C.Ss.R. and Fr. Bohdan Lukie, C.Ss.R. were joined at the altar for the festive Divine Liturgy by Fr.

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Feast of Blessed Vasyl Velychkovsky, C.Ss.R.

Every year, we, Ukrainian Catholic Redemptorists, celebrate the Feast of Ukrainian Redemptorist Martyrs on June 27. It is the day that Pope John Paul II dedicated to their memory when he beatified them in 2001. In Yorkton Province we are especially blessed, because we have the incorrupt relics of Blessed

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Fr. Bohdan Lukie celebrates 50 years of priesthood

  Fr. Larry Kondra presents Pontifical Blessing to Fr. Bohdan Lukie, C.Ss.R. Every once in a while we meet someone on our journey through life who affects us in a special way.  by Cheryl Girard from Winnipeg Free Press Judging by the hundreds of people who gathered recently, in our

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Fr. Boris Kyba, C.Ss.R. (1941-2017) RIP

FATHER BORIS WALDIMIR KYBA, C.Ss.R. Father Boris Kyba, CSsR, fell asleep in the Lord on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Home in Saskatoon in the presence of his family, fellow priests and Sisters of St. Joseph. Fr. Boris Kyba, C.Ss.R. was born on July 14, 1941 in Yorkton

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St. Joseph’s Stained Glass Icon of the Nativity

  The Stained Glass Icon of the Nativity that is above the entrance of our church was recently featured in an article that was published in the Catholic Register December 19, the official publication of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto. the title of the article is Nativity puts Byzantine art

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For the first time, Redemptorist priests celebrated a Divine Liturgy in Byzantine Rite in Bangkok, Thailand

On November 20th, at the invitation of The Greek Catholic Society of Thailand, three Redemptorist priests came to Bangkok and celebrated a Divine Liturgy in Byzantine Rite. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first Divine Liturgy in Bangkok and the first public Divine Liturgy anywhere in Thailand!

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Celebration honoring Bishop John Pazak, C.Ss.R. in Toronto, ON

September 8, the Feast of Nativity of the Mother of God, is a state holiday in many countries. In Slovak Eparchy of Toronto, it is the Feast Day of the Cathedral Church. On that Sunday afternoon, two bishops: Bishop John Pazak, C.Ss.R. and Bishop John Kudrick, OSF together with clergy

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