Priestly Ordination of Fr. Gleb Pistruga
On 26 October 2016, the feast of St. Demetrius, Deacon Gleb Pistruga was ordained a priest of the Eparchy of New Westminster at the Cathedral of the Holy Eucharist by Bishop Ken Nowakowski. The newly ordained priest Fr. Gleb has been serving in the Canadian Armed Forces as a chaplain. He will continue to serve as a Chaplain with the Armed Forces, stationed in Ottawa. Present at the ordination Divine Liturgy were Bishop Emeritus Severian Yakymyshyn, OSBM, Bishop Scott McCaig, CC, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Military Ordinariate of Canada, clergy of the Eparchy, as well as Fr. Terry Cherwick, Lieutenant-Colonel and Chaplain with the Canadian Military, Fr. Peter Nygren, OSB, of Westminster Abbey in Mission, B.C., and Fr. Michael Winn, Rector of Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary, Ottawa.