MASI February Lecture

On Thursday, February 20th MASI was blessed to host a public lecture with Mr Carl Hétu, Director, CNEWA Canada. Mr…

MASI Class – Visit to Gurdwara

Subdeacon Dr Brian, his students, and members of Ottawa's Sikh community

On March 14, students from the MASI course THO 3305, “Eastern Christianity and the Encounter with World Religions,” along with their instructor, SbDcn. Dr. Brian Butcher, visited Ottawa’s Sikh community. The visit included attendance at a worship service led by their young people; a question & answer session with leaders of the community; a tour…

MASI March Lecture: 100 Years of Ukrainian Churches in Canada

a presentation filled with pictures!

On Wednesday March 5 MASI hosted Mr Sterling (Slavco) Demchinsky who presented on an architectural topic: “100 Years of Ukrainian Churches in Canada.” Mr Demchinsky, who is a member of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada’s heritage committee, examined the various regional schools of church architecture from Ukraine and their application in Canada over various…

MASI February Lecture

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On Thursday, February 20th MASI was blessed to host a public lecture with Mr Carl Hétu, Director, CNEWA Canada. Mr Hétu presented on the plight of Christians in the Middle East: “Is it too Late for Christians in the Middle East?” About fifty individuals attended the talk, mostly Ottawa residents originally from the Middle East.…

Vol. 54, 3-4 (2013) Abstract

Articles A Synthesis of Traditions: Byzantine Catholics within Two Roman Catholic Religious Orders, Part I: Byzantine Franciscans in Pennsylvania Drew A. Stuart Abstract By means of original, on-site research, including personal interviews with the remaining members of the Byzantine Franciscan Friary of the Holy Dormition in Sybertsville, Pennsylvania, the author has begun to set down…

MASI Summer Courses

Mark your calendars! Sheptytsky Institute Summer Intensive Program in Ottawa Courses run July 7-12; 14-18; exam is on July 19. THO 3322: Byzantine Eucharistic Liturgies (Prof. Very Rev. Dr P. Galadza) 9:00 AM-12:00 PM THO 3319: Eastern Christian Doctrine I (Prof. Rt Rev. Dr A. Chirovsky) 5:30 PM-8:30 PM Please note there will be no…

MASI Issues Statement of Concern Regarding Actions of the Government of Ukraine

January 20, 2014 Statement of Concern of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies in Ottawa, Canada Regarding the Government of Ukraine’s Recent Attempt to Restrict the Legitimate Activity of the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church, and the Present Escalation of Violence in Kyiv The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies at Saint…

Joint Statement from MASI and the uOttawa Chair of Ukrainian Studies

Statement of Concern and Support for the Ukrainian Catholic University by the Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies and the Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Ottawa  December 20, 2013  The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christians at Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada, and the Chair of Ukrainian Studies of the University of Ottawa…

MASI – Holiday Schedule

Dear Friends, Glory to Jesus Christ! Please be advised that Saint Paul University, and by extension MASI, closes at the end of business on December 20th. The university reopens on January 3rd. As many of our staff celebrate according to the Old (i.e. Julian) reckoning, many staff will be absent until approximately January 8 or…

Fr Peter Galadza Awarded UCPBA Lifetime Achievement Award

UCPBA Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Fr Peter

Fr. Peter Galadza was honoured by the Ottawa Branch of the Ukrainian-Canadian Professional and Business Association (UCPBA) with their Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was bestowed on Fr. Peter on December 12 during the UCPBA’s Christmas dinner. Fr Peter continues to make MASI visible globally with his busy schedule of conferences and other workshops. All…