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
Bp. John Pazak, C.Ss.R. was installed as a 5th Bishop of the Holy Protection of Mary Eparchy of Phoeniz, AZ by Metropolitan Achbishop William C. Skurla on July 20th at Glendale, AZ Our Provincial Superior Rev Fr Larry Kondra, C.Ss.R. on the behalf of the Redemptorists of Yorkton Province would
FATHER BORIS KYBA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF PRIESTHOOD [Submitted by Sylvia Tymiak] June 19, 2016 was a joyous occasion in which clergy, family, friends and parishioners gathered at 4:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Ituna to celebrate Divine Liturgy in honour of Father Boris Kyba’s 50th Anniversary of Ordination to
On May 25, 2016 Fr John Sianchuk, C.Ss.R. celebrated Matins and the Divine Liturgy at the Annual Gathering of Redemptorist Students, which took place on May 23-28 at Saint Alfonso Retreat House in Oconomowoc, WI (USA) In his sermon, Father spoke about Saint John the Baptist and his desire to know
The celebration of The Solemn Holy Communion at St. Mary’s Parish in Yorkton, SK took place during Divine Liturgy celebrated by Fr. Bohdan Lukie, C.Ss.R. on Sunday, April 24, 2016. Source: http://www.skeparchy.org/ The celebration of The Solemn Holy Communion at The Sacred Heart Parish in Ituna, SK took place during the Divine
150 Years of Public Veneration of the Icon and A Special Bond: Redemptorists & The Icon Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help 1866 – 2016 Roma, December 11, 2015 Dear Confreres, Sisters, Lay Associates and friends, On December 11, 1865, Blessed Pope Pius IX accepted the request of
By Michelle Thiessen “You’re doing what on Halloween?!” That was the general response I received from family and friends when I told them I would be visiting a cemetery at midnight on Halloween night this year. And so . . . our evening began. We watched the film, The
Obituary of REV. FR. THADDEUS KRAWCHUK, C.Ss.R. With sorrow in our hearts we announce the death of our confrere, Fr. Thaddeus Krawchuk, C.Ss.R., on Saturday, October 10, 2015. He was born on December 14, 1932, the seventh of ten children, to John and Maria (nee Lambert) Krawchuk in Wishart, Sask.
The North American Conference Assembly of Redemptorists met at San Alphonso Retreat House, West End, N.J., September 21-25, 2015. Superior General, Fr. Michael Brehl, C.Ss.R., joined the Assembly on Thursday. The annual meeting brings the leadership together from the 8 Units in North America and is facilitated by Fr.
On August 14, 2015 our novice Eumir Bautista, having completed his novitiate, professed his first vows of Chastity, Poverty and Obedience at St. Joseph’s Church in Winnipeg during the Divine Liturgy anticipating the Feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God. His vows were received by our Provincial –