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
Father Marcos Zubyk OSBM
Bishop Emeritus Most Rev. Severian Yakymyshyn OSBM
Divine Liturgy 550 west 14th ave Vancouver BC
Sundays 8:30am and 10:30am Daily 7:30am (Chapel) (Monday-Saturday) Holy Days 10:30am and 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. Historic collection of Ukrainian art work, 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…
Sunday May 24, 2015 – Parish Redevelopment Presentation #4
After 10:30 am Liturgy (@ noon)
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May 31 Knights of Columbus Presentation – So the World may know Hope
After both Divine Liturgies the Knights of Columbus will be answering questions about their organization and how to join this non-profit Charitable organization.
Saturday June 6, 2015 Family Night
3150 Ash St Vancoucouver Ukrainian Catholic Centre 5 -11:30pm
Light Dinner, Entertainment, Carnival Games, Dancing, Fun for the whole family….Tickets $10 (18 and under free..but must be accompanied by an adult family member) Tickets 604-421-8977 or 604-879-5830
Mission Days 2015 – Starts May 14, 2015
Publication of the UGCC Council for Evangelization Through our active participation in the spiritual efforts of these ten Mission Days, once again we are called upon to discover and understand anew that our parish communities and families (domestic churches) are missionary in nature. Here is the publication in Ukrainian and English.
Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea; The Holy Apostle Andronicus and Those with Him; Passing into Eternal Life (1952) of Blessed Ivan Ziatyk, Protohegumen of the Redemptorists and Martyr; Acts 20:16-18, 28-36; John 17:1-1
First Sunday after Pentecost: Sunday of All Saints; The Holy Apostle Hermas; the Holy Martyr Hermes (138-61); Hebrews 11:33-12:2; Matthew 10:32-33, 37-38; 19:27-30
Daily readings can be found here http://www.royaldoors.net/daily-readings/
Special celebration honoring Most Reverend Severian Yakymyshyn, OSBM, Bishop Emeritus of the Eparchy of New Westminster
- 70th Anniversary of entrance to the Basilian Fathers’ (March 16, 1945)
- 60th Anniversary of priestly ordination (May 19, 1955)
- 20th Anniversary of episcopal ordination (25 March 1995)
Friday, June 12, 2015
3:30 PM – Hierarchical Divine Liturgy
St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church 560-West 14th Avenue Vancouver, BC
5:30 PM – Celebratory Dinner
Ukrainian Catholic Centre 3150 Ash Street Vancouver, BC
Banquet Tickets: $25.00/adults; $12.00/child (6-12); Free for children under 6
Please make a cheque payable to: “Holy Eucharist Cathedral” with memo: “Bishop Severian Jubilee” RSVP to St. Mary’s parish office by 15 May, 2015 email@example.com or 604.879.5830
Saturday June 20, 2015 CANCER RELAY for LIFE 4pm to 10pm
Our Parish is once again participating in this annual fundraiser at Mahon Park, NVan 4-10pm. This is an excellent opportunity to support our church team by giving a donation and/or coming out to walk a lap in honour of someone fighting cancer. We do need your support. For further details call B. Ballhorn (firstname.lastname@example.org) or 604-732-3166.
Eastern Catholic Church
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJaI8PXkA0M Traditions of the Eastern Catholic Church