Fr. Nestor Yakiwchuk Reposes in the Lord
One of our alumni, Fr. Nestor Yakiwchuk, has reposed in the Lord, today, in Winnipeg. Fr. Nestor had served for many decades in the Archeparchy of Winnipeg as a deacon and received the honour of Archdeacon while serving under Metropolitan Maxim. Later, under Metropolitan Michael, he became Econome for the Archeparchy. He was eventually sent to our seminary in 2000-2001 where he completed his theological studies. He was ordained to the priesthood by Metropolitan Michael on August 19, 2001 at Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church (The Prairie Cathedral) at the annual Marian Pilgrimage. Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 22 at 7:00 pm, and Monday, December 23 at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Church, 737 Bannerman Avenue, Winnipeg. Burial will take place at Holy Family Cemetery. Our deepest condolences and sympathy to Stella Yakiwchuk and their children and grandchildren. May his memory be eternal! Вічная пам’ять!