Articles by Michael Yereniuk

Welcome to Rev. Fr. Chad Pawlyshyn and your family

Kelowna Parish WELCOMED Rev. Fr. Chad Pawlyshyn and his family, Dobrodiyka Carmen, Anastasia, Demetrius and Cyprian. Rev. Fr. Chad comes to the Okanagan Parochial District from Vancouver Island. (photo credit Erin Christie/Vernon Morning Star)


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Myrrh-Bearing Women Sunday (Number 4)

Yes – it has come and gone as though with the blink of an eye.  We were here and have seen the results, but now the greatest Christian Holy Day, (Christ’s Resurrection) is over for…


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Resurrection of Christ (Number 3)

“This is the day which the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it”, are the words we hear day after day during Bright Week.  Starting early Sunday morning in the Orthodox…


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THE GREAT FAST (LENT) (Number 2)

In the Orthodox Church there are four main fasts in the yearly cycle.  Yes there are lesser fasts like Wednesday and Friday, but the four main fast periods are thus by the Gregorian calendars: 1. …


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4th Sunday of Fast (Number 1)

Ukrainian Orthodox Cross. Does your family have a Cross at home hanging on a wall?  You may ask why we should have a Cross at home.  From the earliest of times in Christian life, people…