St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (Ecumenical Patriarchate)
Our Parish Priest
Censing at the Holy Liturgy
Censing at the Holy Liturgy
Censing at the Holy Liturgy
Fr. Bohdan and Dobr. Tania
Fr. Bohdan and Dobr. Tania
Fr. Bohdan and Dobr. Tania
Fr. Bohdan Hladio

Fr. Bohdan Hladio was born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1957. He received his theological education at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He met his wife Tania in Toronto in 1982, they were married in 1984.  They have three children, and three grandchildren. Fr. Bohdan has ministered to parishes in Hamilton, Ontario, Winnipeg, Manitoba and on Vancouver Island, and served as chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada from 2005 - 2008. In addition to his pastoral responsibilities Fr. Bohdan has served on many diocesan and community committees and boards.  Fr. Bohdan’s columns have been published in the Visnyk/Herald (Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada),  Hamilton Spectator, and other publications.  He is a sought after speaker and retreat leader. His first book, “Northopraxis: Reflections on Orthodox life in North America” was published by Holy Dormition Monastery Press in Rives Junction, Michigan.  

FIESTA!
Our Odessa Dancers
Our Odessa Dancers
Our Odessa Dancers

St. John's, together with the Odessa Dancers, is again sponsoring the

ODESSA PAVILION

Our Pavilion is located at the Royal Canadian Legion, 471 Simcoe St. South, in Oshawa.

Here you can enjoy tasty Ukrainian Food and wonderful performances of Ukrainian Dance by our own Odessa Dancers.

The Pavilion is open from Tuesday, the 19th through Friday, the 22nd. 

Doors open at 4:30 PM, and shows will take place at 6:00, 7:30, and 8:15. 

Passports are available at the door.

We look forward to seeing you!

Upcoming Services
Saturday, 8 / 21 July
Great Vespers is cancelled this evening
Sunday, 9 / 22 July
8th Sunday after Pentecost
9:30 AM Divine Liturgy
Friday, 14 / 27 July
Great Vespers at 6:30 PM
Events
  • Provody
    04/24/18
    Following Pascha it is customary to hold a parish Paschal Meal, called in Ukrainian Sviachene,
  • Pascha 2018
    04/08/18
    Our Paschal Celebrations were especially joyful this year.  As usual, the church was packed, an
  • Holy Week 2018
    04/06/18
    Our Holy Week Services began with the celebration of Our Lord's Entrance into Jerusalem.  Many