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.  

Upcoming Services
Sunday, 13 / 26 May
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Saturday, 19 May / 1 June
Great Vespers is cancelled this evening
Sunday, 20 May / 2 June
Eparchial Celebration in Oakville
The Divine Liturgy will be served at All Saints of Ukraine Chapel in Oakville at 9:00 AM
Events
  • Pascha 2019
    05/11/19
    On Sunday, April 28th, our parish celebrated the Bright Feast of the Resurrection of our Lord. 
  • Palm Sunday and Holy Week
    05/11/19
    Our parish again celebrated the Passion of our Lord beginning with the Palm Sunday services.  A
  • Groundbreaking for New Parish Hall
    04/30/19
    On Bright Monday, April 29th 2019, St. John's celebrated the blessing for beginning of construction
  • Lenten Spiritual Retreat
    04/13/19
    On Saturday, April 13th, St. John's Parish held its annual Lenten Spiritual Retreat.  Presentat
  • 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
  • 2018 Parish Autumn Retreat
    On November 10th and 11th St. John's hosted a parish spiritual retreat.  Fr. Dr. Timothy Chrapk