From The Pastor’s Desk – October 7, 2012

Dear Parishioners and Guests, Me thinks that the “babcke lito” or as we call it in Canada, “Indian summer” will have disappeared by the time this bulletin is printed. We actually turned on the heat in church now – could not do it last week when it was 27 above outside… Truly we have been blessed and now time for … Read More

From The Pastor’s Desk – Sept. 30, 2012

Dear Beloved Parishioners and Guests,             We Ukrainian Redemptorists – all 13 of us – are gathered at St. Mary’s in Yorkton, SK for our Annual Chapter (Sept.24-27).This is proving to be quite a challenge and what a drastic change over the years. I fondly recall the days (years ago!) when 13 of us elected delegates represented 45 CssR’ers. Back … Read More

From The Pastor’s Desk – Sept. 9, 2012

Dear Beloved Parishioners and Guests, So many events are happening during the month of September – firstly, the children are all back at school, secondly, it is time to register our children for Catechism, thirdly, all our organizational meetings must be planned and executed, and I’m sure there is a fourth and fifth, etc. Well, the invasion of all our … Read More

From The Pastor’s Desk – Sept. 16, 2012

Dear Beloved Parishioners and Guests,             The weekend of our 60th anniversary celebrations of St. Joseph’s has finally arrived. We have happily anticipated commemorating this joyous occasion and expressing our profound heartfelt gratitude for all the wonderful blessings this parish has received since our Fr. Joseph Denischuk CSsR sowed the seeds of the good harvest we are experiencing.  Thank you, … Read More

From The Pastor’s Desk – Sept. 23, 2012

Dear St. Joseph’s parishioners and guests,             This weekend we share another celebration – the 10th anniversary of the Enshrinement of the Holy Relics of Blessed Vasyl. How quickly the years have slipped by – many of us fondly recall that special day when we processed through the streets from St. Vlad’s and Olga’s with these holy relics and reverently … Read More

Blessed Nykyta – Bishop and Martyr

Today in our church we have the image of our first Bishop in Canada – Blessed Martyr Nykyta Budka.  This year we commemorate the 100th anniversary of his appointment to Canada.  He served his people faithfully under very difficult circumstances.  In poor health he reluctantly left Canada and was later martyred in Ukraine for his faith by the Communists.  This image is in our church today … Read More

From The Pastor’s Desk – Sept. 2, 2012

Dear Beloved of St Joseph’s Ah!  Labour Day Weekend!  A time to give thanks for the Gift Of Work – truly ‘work’ is a blessing!  Ask anyone who is searching for a job, for employment and not finding any…so let us be grateful for our blessings and our treasures! This weekend also marks the “return” of our regular schedule – summer vacation is over, children will … Read More

Canon Luhovy Educational Foundation

Canon Luhovy Assembly Of the Knights of Columbus has created an Educational Foundation.  The purpose of this foundation is to assist financially any member of our Ukrainian Catholic Community who is enrolled in a Post Secondary (University and College) or a private Catholic secondary school program.  This assistance is also offered to anyone pursuing a vocation or wishing to enhance … Read More

Outreach Volunteers

We wish to welcome new volunteers to our Outreach Group.  We are a happy and humble group.  Come and join us at our meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 4 @ 6:30 PM in the Church Hall.

WE NEED YOU!

We welcome new volunteers for our many ministries and organizations in St Joseph’s Parish…Epistle readers, Ushers, Outreach, Choir, Seniors, Men’s Club, UCWLC, Altar Servers, Van Drivers, Shrine and Catechism Teachers (Grade 2 is now vacant). Please consider this opportunity to serve in our parish family! Please call the parish office and we will connect you.  Your time and talents are … Read More