Media Advisory – July 18, 2018

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TO SASKATOON AND AREA UKRAINIAN CANADIANS and UOCC SUPPORTERS

You’re Invited. Please come!

PURPOSE: To officially launch the 100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (UOCC)– the “Centenary”. To witness the installation and gilding of a large icon at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Saskatoon – birth-place of the UOCC.

His Eminence, Most Reverend Metropolitan Yurij, Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (UOCC), is pleased to announce the official commencement of Centenary Celebrations honouring the 100th Anniversary of the UOCC. This year-long celebration – from July 23, 2018 to July 31, 2019 – will pay tribute to those who formed the Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church of Canada (UOCC’s forerunner), will recognize those who ensured its continuance, and will enthuse those who are currently in charge of its future.

DATE: Monday, July 23, 2018
TIME: 10:30a.m to 11:15a.m.
PLACE: Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral (919 Avenue J South, Saskatoon)

IN ATTENDANCE:

  • His Eminence, Most Reverend Metropolitan Yurij, Chief Primate and Head of the UOCC
  • Gene Zwozdesky, Chair: National Jubilee Committee – UOCC
  • Very Reverend Archpriest Cornell Zubritsky, Co-Chair: Extra-Ordinary “Sobor” (Sobor basically means assembly of clergy and faithful)
  • Very Reverend Arch priest, Fr. Taras Makowsky, Dean of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, Saskatoon
  • Vera Senchuk, World-renowned lconographer (who will be installing and gilding an icon in the Cathedral during the Media Conference)

Also available will be Very Reverend Archpriest Taras Udod, Chancellor of the UOCC, Fr. Taras Makowsky, Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral, other priests, Lesia Skyba, National Centenary Communications Chair, and local UOCC faithful.

Ukrainian Canadians and UOCC Supporters – Please come to this important event!

Gene Zwozdesky
Chair – National Jubilee Committee-UOCC

Please RSVP to genezwoz@gmail.com