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Third Successful Doctoral Defence for the Sheptytsky Institute

Thursday August 21, 2008 was a day of great rejoicing for Adam De Ville, a doctoral student of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies and, indeed, for all of us at the Institute. On this day Adam successfully defended his doctoral dissertation entitled, “Orthodoxy and the Roman Papacy: Responding to Ut Unum…

MASI Study Days 2008 a Huge Success

From July 2 to 5 almost 200 people from as far away as San Diego and Lviv, Ukraine, participated in the first ever “Study Days” of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies at Saint Paul University in Ottawa. The participants were treated to a program of lectures and workshops by renowned Orthodox…

Saint Paul University Welcomes New MASI Director

Over sixty students, professors, support staff and university administrators recently gathered at the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies (MASI) over a pizza lunch to greet the new Director of the Institute, Father Stephen Wojcichowsky. Father Stephen began a three-year term as director of MASI on February 1. MASI is an academic unit…

Fr. Andrew Onuferko Receives Honour

On January 18, 2007 the students and staff of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies at Saint Paul University in Ottawa celebrated the Feast of Theophany at St. Onuphrius Church at the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec. During the evening, Fr. Andrew Onuferko was honoured for his four and a half…

A Makeover for Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies

The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies at Saint Paul University in Ottawa, has recently published a new issue of Logos (Volume 46, 3-4), an academic journal devoted to all aspects of Eastern Christian studies, emphasizing both Orthodox and Catholic Eastern Churches, with a special, but not exclusive, interest in the Kyivan (Ukrainian)…

Adam Deville Awarded Prestigious National Scholarship

The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies is pleased to announce that Adam Deville was awarded a prestigious Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Graduate Scholarship of $20,000 to continue his doctoral studies next year. His thesis director, Fr. Andriy Chirovsky, congratulated Adam on this high achievement and expressed confidence that…

The Bilaniuk Collection: A Resource for Eastern Christian Studies

by Rosemary O’Hearn The Very Rev. Prof. Dr. Petro B.T. Bilaniuk was an accomplished Ukrainian Catholic theologian and an avid book collector. After his death in 1998, his extensive library was donated in memoriam to the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies at Saint Paul University in Ottawa and was recently integrated into…