October 21 , 2018 Glory be to Jesus Christ! Open letter to the Christian Faithful of the Eparchy of Saskatoon Restoring Trust…Moving Forward to Prevent and Protect When speaking about abuse within the Church it is important to keep a clear and balanced perspective remembering that our primary attention needs to be on the survivors of abuse and their families.
The following is taken from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon’s website: [Bishop Mark Hagemoen]’s response to recent news of sexual abuse by clergy in the USA – Letter to the Faithful – Sept. 7, 2018 (PDF version can be downloaded at: https://rcdos.ca/sites/default/files/mhagemoen_to_sk_diocese_re_abuse_in… Dear Clergy, Religious, and Lay Faithful of the Diocese of Saskatoon: It has now been several weeks since the release
The Eparchy of Saskatoon has sponsored Anna Marko, Olena Simko and Roni Lucas who are our Youth Pilgrims who are attending World Youth Day in Panama with the Eparchy of Saskatoon Youth Minister Viktoriia Marko. Bishop Bryan Bayda, C.Ss.R., is also in attendance. Follow the Youth on the UCYA-Saskatoon Facebook page here. Find updates from Bishop Bryan on his personal
Please find below a link to the Pastoral letter from Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk for 2018: Pastoral Letter
Happy Feast of St. Nicholas (Sviaty Mykolai) to everyone in the Kamsack-Norquay District! Here are some resources to use for celebrating today! https://www.skeparchy.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Feast-Day-of-St.-Nicholas-Dec.6.pdf? http://www.stnicholascenter.org//pages/home/ http://proudofukraine.com/st-nicholas-day-in-ukraine/ https://risu.org.ua/en/index/all_news/culture/religious_holidays/39673/
Today recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada. From Official CCCB website: On 19 June 2018, the Senate passed Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act. On 21 June 2018, the Bill received Royal Assent, thereby legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Canada. Bill C-45, however, which also regulates how cannabis will be grown, distributed and sold in Canada, does not come into force
Follow the links below to find the English website of the 2018 Youth Synod. Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk has been selected by Pope Francis to be one of the Synod Fathers who will compile the final document. Youth Synod Website News about Patriarch Sviatoslav at the Youth Synod
Bishop Andriy Rabiy, the Apostolic Administrator of the Archeparchy of Philadelphia comments on the Pennsylvannia Grand Jury Report and the response of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church of Pennsylvania. Follow the link to find the text of his letter here