What's Happening / Mайбутні події

Schedule of Services (розклад богослужінь українською)

Please note that Fr. Taras is on vacation from June 25 till July 12. We will have Reader’s Services on Sundays, June 30 and July 7 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, followed by Fellowship hour. Vespers are suspended in July 2024. Additionally, we will send a joint July-August Newsletter in August. Enjoy the summertime and be safe.

Newsletters

June Newsletter 2024

Archived Newsletters

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September

Saturday, September 28
In the evening, 1000 Byron Avenue, Banquet Hall
75th Anniversary Gala

Sunday, September 29
1000 Byron Avenue
Hierarchical Divine Liturgy followed by Luncheon


Announcements



Unity and culinary tradition bring joy to holiday season in Kitchissippi

Many Kitchissippi residents are overcoming an especially grim Christmas season by forging communities, sharing traditional meals and raising money to support those in need. Local churches and community organizations are banding together with shelters and food banks to meet increasing demands for their services during the holidays. Meanwhile, people across the globe are rallying their efforts and funds to support those living through the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East.

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Preserving culture: Pysanka Workshops bring new life to Ottawa’s Ukrainians

Canada is home to the largest Ukrainian diaspora in the world, one which strives to preserve its cultural and national identity. This happens through the efforts of Ukrainian and Canadian volunteers. Workshops for Ukrainian Easter egg painting at the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Ottawa show how ordinary people are changing the community for the better – they have organized “Pysanka” (meaning egg-painting) workshops to support Ukrainian culture during the Russian invasion.

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Visit by Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall as part of the Royal Tour to mark the celebration of the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

On 18 May 2022, the Ukrainian community in Ottawa was honoured with the visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales* and The Duchess of Cornwall. This visit was part of their three-day royal tour to Canada to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and to show their support for war-ravaged Ukraine. They had specifically requested to meet with a Ukrainian community during this royal tour. This visit attracted international media to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Ottawa, reflecting the significant impact the war on Ukraine has had on Ukrainian communities in Ottawa, Canada and worldwide.

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Ukraine: Voices from Ottawa — Pysanky workshops "give some hope for peace"

In the 29 March 2022 edition of the Ottawa Citizen newspaper, there was an interview with our church member, Tamara Rudenko-Charalambij, who organized 15 pysanka workshops in our church hall, organized and sold many pysanka making kits, and rekindled the interest in the art of pysanka writing in our community and in Ottawa. All the proceeds from the pysanka workshops and the pysanka-making kits will be used to support humanitarian relief in Ukraine.

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Ukraine: Voices from Ottawa — "Even if, God forbid, the worst happens, Ukrainians will always be"

In the 26 March 2022 edition of the Ottawa Citizen, there was an interview with our church choir conductor, Larissa Mason, a talented second generation Canadian-Ukrainian, who eloquently expressed her treasured connection to Ukraine through tradition, culture and music.

Please click here to read the interview and view the video

Ukrainian Profile - April 2023

News, information, and entertianment from the Ukrainian community in Ottawa.

View the coverage Rogers TV has given our church community.