Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary Blog

New Evangelization Summit 2016

At the first New Evangelization Summit in 2015, two of our seminarians participated. The witness of their increased fervour of faith and joy has convinced us – our entire seminary is going to to...

Blessed Martyrs of Pratulin

Today is the anniversary of the massacre of thirteen peasant men and boys who died defending a little Greek Catholic church in what is now Poland. They gathered, with their families and neighbors, to...

Priestly Ordination of Fr. Mike Bombak

On January 1, 2016 at St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Edmonton, Alberta, at the Divine Liturgy on the feast of our Lord’s Circumcision and of Saint Basil the Great, Bishop David (Motiuk) ordained Deacon...

53rd World Day of Prayer for Vocations

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 53rd WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS The Church, Mother of Vocations   Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is my great hope that,...

Visit of Fr. Tom Hrywna

Fr. Tom Hrywna recently came to Ottawa to serve the traditional first Divine Liturgy at the Sheptytsky Institute and the Seminary. Fr. Tom shared with us some of the experiences he has had since...