Welcome to the website of the Yorkton Redemptorists!
The Yorkton Redemptorists are an Eastern Church branch of the world wide Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer. We serve the Ukrainian Catholic Church in North America and are based in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada. Our ministry includes a long history in parishes, preaching retreats and missions, youth and young adults and unique ministries like The Welcome Home and the Shrine to Blessed Martyr and Bishop Vasyl Velychkovsky. You are invited to get to know us by exploring the many features of our website.
Larry Kondra, C.Ss.R. Provincial
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
All this happened to fulfill what the LORD had said through the prophet: “The virgin shall be with child and give birth to a son, and they shall call him Emmanuel,” A name which means “God is with us.” (Mt. 1: 22-23) As we celebrate the mystery of the Incarnation, I
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