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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…

Gathered in My Name: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Saint Paul University began the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (Jan 23 to 27, 2006) with an ecumenical celebration in the main chapel on January 23, 2006 at noon. Sheptytsky Institute Professor John Jillions gave the homily. It is re-printed below. Readings for the Celebration: Exodus 40:1-4, 34-38; Psalm 78:1-8; Matthew 18:15-22 This is…

Fr. Andriy Chirovsky Named Mitred Archpriest in Ottawa

  An interview between Adam DeVille and Fr. Andriy Chirovsky In Ottawa on 26 November 2005, Bishop Stephen of the Eparchy of Toronto and Eastern Canada, in the name and at the behest of His Beatitude Lubomyr, father and head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, elevated the Rev. Dr. Andriy Chirovsky to the rank of…

MASI Student Awarded Prestigious SSHRC Scholarship

One of our doctoral students, Brian Butcher, recently received a prestigious Social Sciences and Humanities Research Scholarship (SSHRC) award valued at $35,000 per year for 36 months. It is given annually to only 400 Canadian students who demonstrate a high standard of scholarly achievement in the social sciences or humanities. Brian is in his second…