We extend a warm welcome to all our Parishioners and visitors and invite you for a time of fellowship in the church hall following the Liturgy. Thank you for your constant support of our organizations.
The Month of June is dedicated to Jesus Christ, The Lover of Mankind
Throughout the month of June we will be celebrating either a Moleben or an Akathist in honour of Our Lord. Services will be offered in Ukrainian on Wednesdays and Fridays at 7:00 pm.
The Feast of St. Anthony
falls on Monday, June 13th
. St. Anthony of Padua is the patron saint of all those who seek lost articles. Since his death in 1231 he has come to the aid of the faithful who seek his help. He himself was long lost before he found God and became a disciple of St. Francis of Assisi and a follower of Jesus Christ.
Prayers on Father’s Day
On Sunday, June 19th
at 7:00 pm we will serve a Moleben to Jesus Christ the Lover of Mankind with intentions for God’s blessing and health for all fathers, grandfathers and Godfathers. After the Moleben we will have a panachyda for all deceased fathers.
Day of the Priest
On Sunday, June 26th
, our Eparchy has declared “Day of the Priest” when we honor the priests of our Eparchy with special veneration of Blessed Omelian Kovch, patron of all Ukrainian Greco-Catholic priests.
Prayers for Our Parishioners who are Ill
Please remember in your prayers those who are in hospitals, nursing homes and those who are not able to join us actively in our community. If you wish to receive the Sacraments of (Confession, Holy Communion or Anointing of the Sick), or if you would like a hospital visit or to have your name added to the “Sick in the Parish List” please let us know. We may not be able to visit everyone, however, we can pray for them. If you know of anyone who is ill and needs our prayers please phone the church office at 416 244-5333. Please pray
for Dcn. Leo Melnyk, Lidia Bobownyk, Fr. Orest Ostapowich, Kai Goldman, Joseph Cyc, Helen Holodryzuk, Paraskevia Dowhan, Olha Jasinska, Anna Halkiw, Volodymyr Pejko, Joseph Humenyk, Maria Stasiw, Olga Taraschuk, Richard Jaworski, Zenon Ruryk, Rusty Osadchuk, Marianne Ricchio, Nestor Chabursky, Julia Popowycz, Roman Chomyn and Stanice Caruk.
Sunday Summer Liturgy Schedule
For July and August:
9:30 am in English
11:00 am in Ukrainian
11:00 am in Ukrainian (UCCC)
No Liturgy – St. Demetrius Residence
Congratulations and Best Wishes to Volodymyr Chandon
on his appointment as President of the Support Care Services Board for St. Demetrius Senior Residence.
Congratulations and Best Wishes to Oksana & Peter Rozanec and Maria & John Rudyk on their 25th Wedding Anniversary!
We are most grateful to them and their exemplary families for their contributions to our parish life. Thank you to Oksana and Peter for leading the congregational singing and the parish choir and for both families in raising their children with strong religious and cultural teachings. May God grant them many years of good health and prosperity.
We are Happy to Announce
that our parishioners Dcn. Eugene Doroniuk, Vicky Leet, Elsie Yarmol and Calsie Borack
received the Exceptional Service Award
which was presented to them by Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Member of Parliament
, Etobicoke Centre on Saturday, June 11th
. Congratulations and may God bless you all!
A Donation Box to Support the Ukrainian Army
is located on the left side of the tetrapod. Last week we collected $665.00 in church. We also received $67.25 from the UCCC. To date we have collected $107,862.70. Canadian, $1,048.42 US and 2,634.88 Ukrainian Hryvnia. We are not permitted to issue income tax receipts for these donations. Please continue to support our beloved Ukraine!
– We will
be selling Perohy
this Sunday after liturgy and Tuesday’s from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Thank you.
Our Sincerest Thanks to all those who
helped prepare the hall and meal for the Clergy at our Eparchial Clergy Conference which was held here last Wednesday. May God bless you all!
Coming soon! Weekly Yoga |Sessions for All Levels of Fitness!
The sessions will be held on Tuesday evenings, starting June 21st
at 7:00 pm in the church hall. A certified yoga instructor will help you see how yoga benefits all aspects of your life. All you need is a yoga mat and a bottle of water. All levels of yoga are accommodated. All are welcome! More information to come!
Please phone the church office if you know of any students who are graduating. We would like to include their names in the bulletin.
We are Running into Unforeseen Expenses
Fire inspectors have visited our church complex three times and have issued a list of items that have to be corrected. Among them a Fire Alarm Monitoring Panel which is estimated to be over $10,000.00. Also, we are required to install magnetic fire doors, door locks and deal with fire proofing issues in the rectory.
Pentecost–Julian Calendar–Cemetery Prayers
We have received requests for prayers for deceased at cemeteries during the weekend of June 18th
. Please contact the church office with your requests.
Yavir School of Ukrainian Dance Registration
2016/17 is open at Yavir School of Ukrainian Dance (www.yavir.ca
). Visit for 5 min E-registration http://yavir.ca/ukrainian-dance-school/how-to-register/ Program Prices:
YAVIR ENSEMBLE (16 y.o. +) 5 hrs./week $635; Yavir Junior 3 hrs. $545; KARPATY 1.5 hrs. $535 VITERETZ 1.15 hrs. $510;VESELKA 1 hr. $445; ISKRA 1 hr. $445; SVITANOK 1 hr. $445; BEGINNERS/JUNIORS (from 3 y.o.) 45 mins. $435.
Please Support Our Yavir Dancers at the Following Events:
Saturday, June 18th
Ukrainian Mississauga Festival.
Saturday, August 20th
– Centennial Park – Ukrainian Independence Day.
August 22 – 27th
– Disney World, Florida – Performance on August 23rd
at Disney Springs.
September 16 - 18 – Toronto Ukrainian Festival at Bloor West Village. Performance and Parade.
School of Music
Register your children now with the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate, 5 Austin Terrace, 416 924-7422.
Eparchial Marian Pilgrimage
Sunday, June 26, 2016 Mount Mary, 437 Wilson St. East, Ancaster, Ontario Theme: Year of Mercy
Confessions & Blessing of Water – 9:00 am; Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, with Bishop Stephen Chmilar – Choir: St. Nicholas, Toronto (with Children’s Liturgical Choir) – 10:00 am; Healing Service & Eucharistic Adoration – 1:30 pm; Children’s Program – 2:00 pm; Moleben to the Merciful Christ, Benediction & Blessings – 3:00 pm. Religious mementos and lunch available. This is an opportunity to pass through the Doors of Mercy, connected with the graces of the Holy Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion
. Come to Mount Mary and receive the Mercy of God!
June 12 - 19, 2016
8:30 am (h) Myron Dyczok (Birthday) Family
10:00 am (h) Julianne (50th
Birthday) & Olga
11:00 am Divine Liturgy UCCC
11:30 am Divine Liturgy
8:30 am Thanks to Mother Mary for her
mantle and prayers for all of us.
(h) Lidia Bobownyk
(h) Elsie Yarmol UCWLC
8:30 am (h) Elsie Yarmol
Nestor & Luba Snihura
+ Zenon Bobownyk
+(p) Petro, Volodymyr, Stefan,
Alexandra, Wasyl Family
8:30 am +(p) Bessie Goldy Family
8:30 am Divine Liturgy (Res.)
7:00 pm Moleben
8:30 am (h) Walter Socotsky Club La Rose
8:30 am (h) Palisa Family (Safe Trip) Anna
(h) Mickey Lawson Club La Rose
+(p)Ollia Rohatyn (40 Days) Family
(h) Natalie Chemij (Birthday)
7:00 pm Moleben
8:30 am (h) Nadia (Birthday) L. Sherlock
+ Anne Keyowski
Norm & Pat Basnicki
5:00 pm (h) Harry Stembicky (90th
+(p) Leo Nakonecznyj & Gino
8:30 am + Ilko Bylskyj Marusia – Daughter
+ Michaylo Woloshyn (7 Yrs) & Deceased Family Members Mama
+ Myron Kocur Parents
10:00 am (h) UCWLC Members
(h) Julia Popowycz
Nestor & Luba Snihura
11:00 am Divine Liturgy UCCC
11:30 am (h) Lord God please enliven in our hearts our love to Jesus and Mary and at the same time deepen our faith in the Eucharistic presence in our tabernacle in our churches. Maria
June – Seniors’ Month in Ontario
Seniors are important because of their long accumulated knowledge, experience, and wisdom.
Seniors are important because, if given the opportunity, they have much to teach us.
Seniors are important because they can be helpful in our applying lessons of life, e.g. self- esteem, self-respect, self-discipline.
Seniors are important because they offer a great deal of satisfaction and joy to be around them
Seniors are important because of the practical experience they offer.
Seniors are important because they have so much to give, intangibly, to us
Seniors are important because they have learned the lessons of humility.
Seniors are fun companions, when we learn how to be in their company.
Seniors know things we would never guess unless we ask.
Seniors can help us deal with disappointment and grief, illness and heartache
Seniors know how important a sense of humor is.