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.
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!
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