His Beatitude Patriarch Sviatoslav will make his First Pastoral Visit to Canada on a historical visit to the faithful of the Eparchy of Edmonton. Highlights of his official visit include:

  • Saturday, June 2, 11:00 am, Pontifical Divine Liturgy, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Calgary, in commemoration of the Parish’s 100th Anniversary; banquet to follow.
  • Sunday, June 3, 10:00 am, Pontifical Divine Liturgy, Saint Stephen Parish, Calgary; reception to follow.
  • Wednesday, June 6, 9:30 am, Divine Liturgy with Ukrainian Bilingual students and teachers from Edmonton and Sherwood Park Catholic Schools, Saint Basil Parish, Edmonton.
  • Thursday, June 7, 7:30 am, 3rd Annual Bishop’s Prayer Breakfast, Saint Basil Cultural Centre, Edmonton.
  • Friday, June 8, 5:00 pm, Supper with youth and young adults, Saint Josaphat Parish Hall (Verkhovyna); 7:00 pm, Thanksgiving Moleben, Saint George Parish, Edmonton, honouring our eparchial lay organizations – UCYC, UCWLC, UCBC, K of C.
  • Saturday, June 9, 11:00 am, Pontifical Divine Liturgy, in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Appointment of Bishop-Martyr Nykyta Budka as First Ukrainian Catholic Bishop in Canada, Saint Basil Parish, Edmonton; banquet to follow at Saint Basil Cultural Centre.
  • Sunday, June 10, 8:30 am Divine Liturgy, Saint Josaphat Cathedral; reception to follow at Saint Josaphat Parish Hall (Verkhovyna).