Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary Blog

The Rarest of the Seven Holy Sacraments

by Lidia M. Wasylyn The Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton celebrated the ordination of Deacon Jim Nakonechny into the Holy Priesthood on August 8, 2015 at St. Basil’s Ukrainian Catholic Church. The ordination took place...

Priestly Ordination of Fr. Tom Hrywna

On Monday, May 25, 2015 at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church in Toronto, Ontario, at the Divine Liturgy on Monday of the Holy Spirit, Bishop Stephen (Chmilar) ordained Ddeacon Tom Hrywna to the Priesthood....

Diaconal Ordination of Tom Hrywna

On Saturday, March 28, 2015 at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church in Toronto, Ontario, at the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on Lazarus Saturday, Bishop John (Pazak) ordained Subdeacon Tom Hrywna to the Diaconate. Participating in...

Joy of the Gospel

The joy of the gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness. With Christ...

Subdicaonal Ordination of Tom Hrywna

On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine in Ottawa, Bishop Stephen ordained seminarian Tom Hrywna to the Subdiaconate at the beginning of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy...