Fr. Andriy Chirovsky Brings Sheptytsky Institute Message to Vancouver

On Sunday October 25, 2015, at the invitation of Bishop Ken Nowakowski, Fr. Andriy Chirovsky preached the homily at Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in New Westminster BC. Later that day he gave a presentation on the Institute at an afternoon affair in the Cathedral hall. Bishop Ken opened with a prayer. MASI Foundation Directors Motria Koropecky and Brad Letwin spoke first about the Institute, the Foundation, and their own involvement. The Institute Founder Fr. Andriy took the podium and introduced the audience of some 50 people from various Vancouver parishes and as far as Salt Spring and Vancouver Islands to the work and the future mission of the Sheptytsky Institute. After a showing of the MASI promo video, Fr. Richard Soo, SJ and Timothy Kelleher shared their thoughts about the importance of the work of the Sheptytsky Institute. The afternoon concluded with Bishop Ken leading the community in singing “Rejoice, Virgin Mary!”