Welcome to the website of the Yorkton Redemptorists!
The Redemptorists of the Yorkton Region of the Province of Canada 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.
Happy Feast Day of Saint Alphonsus!
Happy beginning of the Province of Canada
May the Spirit that animated Saint Alphonsus,
and so many Redemptorist Missionaries
following him, inhabit us too
so we may follow Christ the Redeemer
as they were able to do,
day after day, adjusted to the world
toward whom the Lord has sent us.
In Jesus, Mary, Joseph and Alphonsus,
Fr. Charles Duval, C.Ss.R.
Provincial Superior of the Province of Canada
Submitted by Andrea Wasylow, Photos by Yvonne Oranchuk On the evening of Sunday, July 7, 2019, members of our Eparchy of Saskatoon honoured His Excellency, Most Rev. Bishop Emeritus Michael Wiwchar, CSsR, with a celebration marking his 60th Anniversary of Priestly Ordination. The celebration, sponsored by the Eparchial Pastoral Council
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