Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute Holds Summer Courses in Toronto

Profs and Students

Some of the participants of the Sheptytsky Institute’s 2015 Summer Program, held at St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto. Several other students participated via the internet through distance education. Three courses were offered: Prof. Brian Butcher taught “Holy Mysteries: Byzantine Sacraments.” Fr. Francois Beyrouti taught “Reading the Bible as an Eastern Christian.” Fr.…

Recognition of Metropolitan Andrey’s heroic virtue – now Venerable Andrey

For Immediate Release July 17, 2015 Statement from the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies Regarding Pope Francis’s Recognition of Archbishop Sheptytsky’s Heroic Virtues The professors and staff of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies at Saint Paul University in Ottawa welcome with joy the Holy See’s announcement that Pope…

UGCC Theologians Meet to Continue Growth of Scholarly Endeavors

Ottawa Colloquium Participants in Chapel of Holy Spirit Seminary
Front row, left to right: Fr. Andriy Onuferko, (Sheptytsky Institute), Fr. Ivan Kaszczak, (Stamford Eparchy), Fr. Richard Soo, (New Westminster Eparchy), Mrs. Roma Hayda (Ukr. Patriarchal Society), Dr. Adam DeVille (University of St. Francis), Dr. Suzette Brémault-Phillips (University of Alberta), Fr. Gregory Zubacz (Fresno Pacific University), Fr. Stephen Wojcichowsky (Sheptytsky Institute), Fr. Andriy Chirovsky (Sheptytsky Institute, Convenor)
Back Row, left to right: Fr. Michael Winn (Rector, Holy Spirit Seminary),Dr. Andrew Sorokowski (Pres., Patriarchal Society) Dr. Brian Butcher (Sheptytsky Institute), Mr. Ihor Hayda, Dr. Daniel Galadza (University of Vienna), Anatolij Babinskyj (Editor, Patriarkhat Magazine, Lviv), Fr. Roman Rytsar (Sheptytsky Institute), Fr. Alexander Laschuk (Sheptytsky Institute), Fr. Myroslav Tataryn (University of St. Jerome), Dr. Jaroslav Skira (Toronto School of Theology), Fr. Peter Galadza (Acting Director, Sheptytsky Institute), Fr. Yuriy Avvakumov (University of Notre Dame)

By Adam DeVille, University of St. Francis Nearly two-dozen theologians, thinkers, and writers of the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church (UCGG) from across North America gathered from May 8-10, 2015 in Ottawa to plan future endeavors, including a new scholarly society. Meeting at Holy Spirit Seminary in Canada’s capital, leading thinkers from across North America met at…

Ukrainian Catholic Delegation Visits Apostolic Nuncio to Canada

Left to right: Anatoliy Babynskyi, editor of Patriarkhat magazine (L’viv), Fr. Andriy Chirovsky, Sheptytsky Institute (Ottawa), Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, Apostolic Nuncio, Fr. Michael Winn, Rector, Holy Spirit Seminary (Ottawa), Dr. Andrew Sorokowski, President of the Ukrainian Patriarchal Society (Washington, DC) Photo: Robert Ryan

On Friday, May 8, 2015, just before the beginning of the Sheptytsky Institute’s Ottawa Colloquium on the Future of the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church in North America, a delegation visited the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, to inform him on the situation in Ukraine. The conversation was cordial but forthright; the various Ukrainian Catholic leaders emphasizing…