Welcome to the Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Parish in Vancouver, BC. Known as St. Mary’s, ours is a church in the Byzantine Rite. The Parish is part of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of New Westminster.
Administrator: Father Serafym Grygoruk, OSBM
Local Superior:Father Joseph Pidskalny, OSBM
Bishop Emeritus Most Rev. Severian Yakymyshyn OSBM
Divine Liturgy 560 West 14th Avenue Vancouver BC
Sundays 8:30am/10:30am Monday-Saturday 7:30am/8:30am (Chapel) Holy Days 10:30am/7:00pm
Coffee and sweets are available following the 8:30 am and 10:30 am Divine Liturgy in the Fellowship Room.
All guests and parishioners are invited.
A historic collection of Ukrainian artwork, embroidery, and pysanky can be seen.
The history of the parish religious order in pictures are displayed on the fellowship wall, dating back to 1927…
Brother Irineu Letenski, OSBM is visiting our parish for the next month from Brazil
He has a PhD in Philosophy He is currently professor of philosophy at the São Basilio Magno College . He speaks English.Spanish. French,Ukrainian and Portueguese.
· PARASTAS – at 6:30 pm on Thursday, January 18th at the Valley View Funeral Home (14644 72nd Ave, Surrey)
· FUNERAL – Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am on Friday, January 19th , at the Holy Eucharist Cathedral
St. Mary’s UCWLC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Saturday, January 20,2018.
Moleben at 9:30 am, with meeting to follow at 10:00 am in the Fellowship Room.
Please attend our first meeting of 2018
Just a year end pictoral for 2017 enjoy
Stewardship (Koinonia) – the faithful build the community
It is not a new program or a single action or a number of actions. It is the personal conversion and renewal of one’s heart and mind, i.e. living the Eucharist day by day with gratitude and love in an entire life.
Stewardship of time involves first our time spent with God in prayer and sacrament, then the time spent in service to others inspired and guided by the Holy Spirit. Stewardship of talent is sharing God’s unique gifts bestowed on us. It is our loving response to God’s appointed calling to do HIS will, to proclaim the Good News of Salvation, to heal the afflicted, to feed the hungry, to care for one another, to give full life just as Jesus did. Stewardship of treasure is taking care of and sharing our blessings, i.e. in what we do with our blessings from the heart as a faith response. Stewardship is giving of the first fruits of our time, talent, and treasure.
Consider the opportunities for volunteering in our Parish community.
The Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish welcomes all guests, friends, visiting relatives and Parishioners in celebrating the Divine Liturgy together. May our Lord, through the intercession of the Protectress, the Blessed Mother of God, bless you and your family!
Eastern Catholic Church
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJaI8PXkA0M Traditions of the Eastern Catholic Church