Christ is born! Христос Раждається! In the Byzantine Icon of the Nativity of our Lord, the place of Jesus’ birth is depicted as a cave – a hole in the earth. It is a setting far from the comforts of home. There is no tinsel, no candy, no turkey dinner
Consider joining us at the Welcome Home – A Mission of St. Alphonsus an inner city ministry in Winnipeg, where we work together to always be inclusive of those who can be over-looked – the poor and the most abandoned. Founded by the Redemptorists over 20 years ago, the
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
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.
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
Tribute from the Archeparchy of Winnipeg The beautifully decorated church of St. Andrew the Apostle Ukrainian Catholic Parish in Winnipeg’s Point Douglas area was the site of a prayer evening of thanksgiving for the 50 years that Redemptorist Father Len Ratushniak has been serving the People of God as an
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
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
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
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!