Dear Confreres, Partners in Mission and Friends! A brief yet heartfelt greeting to all on this eve of the Nativity of Our Lord! Please know that you are kept in fond and grateful remembrance for your prayerful, dedicated and generous support of our Redemptorist mission. Many of you are aware
A Pivotal Year: 1918: une année charnière By Paul Laverdure, M.A., Ph.D. Director of Library, Archives and Technology Services, University of Sudbury Speech given 15 September 2018 In the context of the special event “Celebrating One Church: Two Rites Together/ Célébrer une église – deux rites ensemble” at the Cathedral of the Archdiocese of
A Chance to Warm Hearts Pope Francis said, “For Jesus, what matters above all is reaching out, healing wounds, and restoring people to the family of God.” What matters above all for you? Are you looking for an opportunity to sync your values and interests with those of Jesus? The
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
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.
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
“Should anyone ask you the reason for this hope of yours, be ever ready to reply.” 1 Peter 3:15 There are many places in our world today where the cross of suffering is erected. The wounds of the Crucified One are evident. As we celebrate The Great Day, the Feasts
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!