Saint John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine

Український Католицький Собор Святого Івана Хрестителя

952 Green Valley Crescent, Ottawa Ontario, K2C 3K7

The 2021 Easter & Holy Week schedule for services at the Shrine for the Gregorian Calendar is now available.  View it online under Easter & Lent > Gregorian Holy Week & Easter in the menu, or download a PDF version here.

The schedule for the Julian calendar will also be available closer to Easter.

Happening at the Shrine and in the Eparchy

Covid Update: Grey Zone in Ottawa

Ottawa is currently in a grey zone lockdown (as of April 3rd, 2021). During this time, church attendance is limited to 15% capacity meaning 35 people, plus the priest and cantors. To attend a given service in church in person, you must register by sending an email (preferred) or a text message to the pastor. Registration is first-come, first-served.

For more information please see our COVID-19 updates page.

“The Conversation” with Bishop Bryan Bayda

Every week on Thursdays from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, join Bishop Bryan and others from our Eparchy to hear a talk on theology and living out our faith. Watch live or recorded on YouTube or participate on Zoom. Email here for a zoom link, or visit the Eparchy webpage.
Haivok – May 9th (rain date May 16th)
May 9 all day

We invite youth, children of school age and young mothers to the samples of haívok at the parish (in Ukrainian language and in masks! ) We will study ritual songs related to the beginning of spring performed during Easter holidays. The samples of the liturgy will take place after the first Liturgy (9:30) in the hall of the Catholic Church, starting on Sunday, March 28 Samples will last approximately 45 minutes. The performance of the traffic will take place on May 9 at the church square (in case of rainy weather, we will move to May 16). Samples and performance will follow all Covid rules.

Запрошуємо молодь, дітей шкільного віку та молодих мамів на проби гаївок при парафії (в українській мові та в масках!) Будемо вивчати обрядові пісні пов’язані з початком весни, які виконуються у часі великодніх свят. Проби гаївок відбуватимуться після першої Літургії (9:30) в залі католицького храму, починаючи в неділю 28-го березня. Проби триватимуть приблизно 45 хвилин. Виступ гаївок відбудеться 9-го травня на церковній площі (у випадку дощової погоди, переставляємо на 16-го травня). Проби та виступ будуть дотримуватися всіх правил відносно Ковіду.

See more upcoming events.

View full liturgical calendar.

Divine Liturgy Times

Julian Calendar
Sundays: 9:30 am
Celebrated in Ukrainian.
Gregorian Calendar
Sundays: 11:30 am
Celebrated in English with some Ukrainian.
Daily Liturgy
Monday-Saturday: 7:00 am
Recited in Ukrainian and English, followed by matins.

Vespers are celebrated in English every Saturday
and on the eve of Feast Days – 6:00 pm.

Baptism: By appointment.

Marriage: By appointment – at least six months in advance.

Funeral: By arrangement.