St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (Ecumenical Patriarchate)
Parishioners with Bishop Andriy
Parishioners with Bishop Andriy
Parishioners with Bishop Andriy
The Altar and Holy Table
The Altar and Holy Table
The Altar and Holy Table
Our Temple
Our Temple
Our Temple

St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Glory to Jesus Christ!

St. John's was founded in 1935 to serve the spiritual needs of the many Ukrainian immigrants who had settled in Oshawa.  The parish grew after World War II, receiving many people from Ukraine  and other eastern european countries who found shelter in Canada.  Our parish currently is home to the children and grand-children of these immigrants, as well as converts and Orthodox faithful of many different ethnic backgrounds.  Our services are conducted in both Ukrainian and English, and we thank God for our excellent choir, altar servers, "Holy Protection" sisterhood, men's brotherhood, and vibrant youth group.  We are also very proud of our "Odessa" Ukrainian Dance Group, which performs all over Canada.

We serve the Divine Liturgy (in Ukrainian and English) on Sundays at 10 AM, and on Feast Days at 9:30 AM.  

Great Vespers is served (primarily in English) on Saturdays at 5 PM, and on the eve of Feasts at 6:30 PM.

We look forward to welcoming you!

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Українська Православна Церква Св. Івана Хрестителя

Слава Ісусу Христу!

Парафія Св. Івана Хрестителя заснована у 1935 р. Б. іммігрантами з України які оселилися у Ошава.  Після 2-ої світової війни церква значно росла через пост-воєнну іміграцію з України та інших східньо-європейських держав.  Наша парафія нині створена дітьми та внуками цих імігрантів, канадських наверників до Православної віри, і Православні християни різьного походження.  Богослуження відбуваються двомовно,  і по-українському і по-англійському.  Дякуємо Богові за наш прекрасний церковний хор, прислужників, Сестрицтво ім. Св. Покрови, Братство і товариство молоді.  Ми так само дуже вдячні, що при парафії маємо прекрасну школу й ансамбль Українського народного танцю, "Одеса."

Відслужимо Св. Літургію (двомовно) що-неділі о год. 10-ій рано, і на святочні дні о год. 9:30 рано.

Відслужимо Велику Вечірню (переважно по-англійському) о год. 5-ій по-обіді що-суботи, і напередодні великих свят о год. 6:30 вечером.

Ласкаво Просимо!

Lenten Lecture and Book Presentation

On Wednesday, February 28th, Dr. Nicole Roccas will offer a talk on the subject of Time and Despondency, the title of her new book recently published by Ancient Faith Publications.  The talk will begin at 7 PM, and after the presentation and and question and answer period copies of the book will be available for purchase.  Everyone is welcome, Orthodox and non-Orthodox, Christian and non-Christian.

Click here to view the event poster

“The first thing to say about Time and Despondency is 'Perfect timing!' More and more I hear about and speak with people struggling with despondency. In an extremely readable and refreshingly practical way, Nicole Roccas provides wisdom and advice about the struggle with despondency that can connect to the modern reader and is also grounded in the ancient wisdom of the fathers of the Church. This book would be a welcome read for anyone who has struggled with or known anyone to struggle with the ancient and modern 'noon day demon': despondency.” --Fr. Philip Rogers, St. John's Orthodox Church (Memphis, TN)

We look forward to seeing you!

Upcoming Services
Saturday, 13 / 26 May
Trinity Soul Saturday
Divine Liturgy with Requiem at 9:30 AM
5:00 Great Vespers
Sunday, 14 / 27 May
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Saturday, 20 May / 2 June
2 - 5 PM, Eparchial Family Retreat in Oakville
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