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Holy Trinity Vegreville

Catechism Program & First Holy Communion Preparation
for 2022:
Our Response  to COVID-19

Catechism Classes and First Holy Communion Preparation will begin this Saturday, October 16. We will meet from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the church basement. The program is for Grade 2 and up.

Tentative Dates Until the end of this year:

October 15, 22, 29

November 19, 26

December 3, 10

Please contact the Parish Office at 780-632-3433, or Christine Wolzl at 780-636-1466 (sheltieowner@hotmail.com) if your child will be attending the Catechism Program or your child is eligible to receive their First Holy Communion in spring, so that enough materials can be prepared.

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On September 15, the Government of Alberta issued a State of Public Health Emergency for the Province of Alberta.

New public health restrictions for places of worship have come into effect as of Thursday, September 16:

Places of Worship:

Mandatory Restriction - Effective September 16

Capacity limited to 1/3 of fire code occupancy*

(*For Holy Trinity Parish, this is a maximum of 68 parishioners present at each service)

  • Masks are mandatory

  • 2 metres physical distancing between households, or 2 close contacts for those living alone.

Weddings & Funerals:

Mandatory restriction - Effective September 20

  • Indoor wedding ceremonies & funeral services are permitted, with up to 50 people or 50% of fire code occupancy, whichever is less

  • Indoor wedding & funeral receptions are prohibited

  • Outdoor ceremonies, services & receptions are permitted with up to 200 people & must follow liquor sales & consumption restrictions (sales end at 10 pm, consumption by 11 pm 

"For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope."

 

-Jeremiah 29:11

For more information, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-public-health-actions.aspx 

Service Times and Events

Below we have listed all of the service times and upcoming events for our parish. 

Divine Liturgies

Sundays: 9:00am (Ukrainian) & 11:15am (English)

Monday-Friday: 8:00am

Saturdays: 5:00pm

Holy days of Obligation: 10:00am and 7:00pm

Baptisms & funerals: By arrangement.

Marriages: By arrangement 8 months in advance. (Marriage preparation course required).

Confessions: During Sunday liturgies or by appointment. 

Pastor: Father Damian Dutka, OSBM

Assistant Pastor: Father John Sembrat, OSBM

Parish Secretaries: Lorraine Stoyko and Michelle Yakimetz

Parish Office Hours: Monday to Friday from 9:30am  -12:00 pm and 1:00-4:30 pm. (Closed on Statutory Holidays & Holy Days of Obligation).

(Daily 8:00 am Divine Liturgies are celebrated Monday-Saturday)​​​

During the month of October, the Rosary is recited daily at 7:00 pm. Everyone is welcome. 

Saturday, October 16:

  • 5:00 pm – Divine Liturgy (English)

Sunday, October 17:

  • 9:00 am - Divine Liturgy (Ukrainian)

  • 11:15 am – Divine Liturgy (English)

Saturday, October 23:

  • 5:00 pm – Divine Liturgy (English)

Sunday, October 24:

  • 9:00 am - Divine Liturgy (Ukrainian)

  • 11:15 am – Divine Liturgy (English)

Saturday, November 6:

  • 5:00 pm – Divine Liturgy (English)

Sunday, November 7:

  • 9:00 am - Divine Liturgy (Ukrainian)

  • 11:15 am – Divine Liturgy (English)

Saturday, November 13:

  • 5:00 pm – Divine Liturgy (English)

Sunday, November 14:

  • 9:00 am - Divine Liturgy (Ukrainian)

  • 11:15 am – Divine Liturgy (English)

Saturday, November 20:

  • 5:00 pm – Divine Liturgy (English)

Sunday, November 21:

  • 9:00 am - Divine Liturgy (Ukrainian)

  • 11:15 am – Divine Liturgy (English)

Parish Events and Announcements

Perogy Lunch & Supper Takeouts

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

(If restrictions permit)

Lunchtime Pickups: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Suppertime Pickups: 4:30-6:30 pm

$17.00/meal. Includes 6 perogies - cheddar, cottage, or a combo of 1/2 of each (comes with fried onion & sour cream); baked chicken, nachinka (cornmeal casserole), borscht, & dessert.

(Cash only, please).

Please pre-order by 6:00 pm on Monday, October 25.

To pre-order, please:

When pre-ordering, please indicate how many orders, choice of perogies, & time of pickup.

Our Weekly Bulletin

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Sunday, October 17: Twenty-first Sunday After Pentecost; Holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council 

Sunday, October 10, 2021: Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

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Sunday, October 3: Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost

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Sunday, September 26: Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost

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Eparchy of Edmonton

Please visit the Eparchy of Edmonton's website for more news, events, resources, and more from all of the parishes of the Eparchy of Edmonton.

"Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God."
-Philipians 4:6