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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
Christ is Risen!
Christ is Risen!
Christ is Risen!
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.  

Announcements
Upcoming Services
Sunday, 4 / 17 February
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Friday, 9 / 22 February
"Saints and Strollers"
Liturgy at 10 AM with fellowship to follow
Saturday, 10 / 23 February
Great Vespers is cancelled this evening
"Coldest Night" walkathon
Events
  • Orphanage Mission Trip to Ukraine
    02/15/19
    From December 27th through January 4th Fr. Bohdan and Marta Strelchuk of St. John's Parish took part
  • Christmas Bingo
    12/09/18
    On Sunday, December 9th, our parish held its annual Christmas Ornament Bingo.  The organizing c
  • 2018 Holodomor Commemoration
    11/25/18
    Holodomor Commemoration - 11/25/18 On Sunday, November 25th, in unity with Ukrainians all over
  • Fiesta 2018
    08/27/18
    During the third week of June our parish again participated in the "Fiesta" folk-festival in Oshawa.
  • 2018 Parish Autumn Retreat
    On November 10th and 11th St. John's hosted a parish spiritual retreat.  Fr. Dr. Timothy Chrapk