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ХРИСТОС ВОСКРЕС! ВОЇСТИНУ ВОСКРЕС! - 04/16/17

Images from Easter Sunday and Passion Week services at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church...


Spring Tea 2017 - 04/09/17

UWAC Spring Tea at St. Demetrius U.O.C...


Pysanka Bingo 2017 - 03/24/17

Pysanka Bingo at St. Demetrius U.O.C. on Friday March 24...


Passia Service - 03/19/17

Passia Service at St. Demetrius on Sunday March 19, 2017...


Sunday of Orthodoxy - 03/05/17

On Sunday March 5th, Fr. Walter Makarenko and members of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox church participated in the Sunday of Orthodoxy service held at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Mississauga, Ontario...


Taras Shevchenko Concert 2017 - 03/05/17

On Sunday March 5th, St. Demetrius parish held its annual concert to honour the life of Ukraine's most celebrated poet, Taras Shevchenko...


UOCC East Lenten Retreat - 03/04/17

On Saturday March 4th, UOCC East held the Lenten Retreat for Youth and Family "Church in the Home" at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church.


Theophany Eve and Parish Jordan Supper - 01/18/17

On Wednesday January 18th, Theophany Eve Vespers were held at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church, followed by the Parish Jordan Supper.


Mykolai / Св. Миколай Concert 2016 - 12/18/16

On Sunday December 18, St. Demetrius parish was visited by Sv. Mykolai (St. Nicholas). The children sang songs, recited verses, played on bandura and piano, all to welcome Sv. Mykolai to the parish! After the concert, the (good) childen were excited to receive a special gift from Sv. Mykolai!


Holodomor Panakhyda - 11/26/16

On Saturday November 26, On Saturday November 26, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress held a Panakhyda (Memorial Service) at St. Demetrius U.O.C. for the victims of the 1932-1933 Holodomor (Famine) in Ukraine.


Christmas Market - 11/20/16

On November 20, the Ukrainian Women’s Association of Canada, Sophia Rusova Branch, at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church, invited the community to join them for a Christmas Market...


Parish Khram (Patron Saint's Day) - 11/06/16

On Sunday November 6th, St. Demetrius Parish celebrated it's Khram (Patron Saint's Day) with an Archpastoral Liturgy and Parish Dinner...


Parish Pumpkin Carving - 10/30/16

On Sunday October 30th, after the liturgy, the youth of St. Demetrius parish participated in the seasonal carving of pumpkins... 


Parish Picnic 2016 - 09/25/16

After the liturgy on Sunday September 25, St. Demetrius held its annual Parish Picnic at Centennial Park in Etobicoke... 


Pavlo Hunka at St. Demetrius U.O.C. - 08/14/16

On Sunday August 14th, the internationally famous Ukrainian bass-baritone opera star Pavlo Hunka participated in the Divine Liturgy at St. Demetrius, singing with the choir, reading the Apostol, and singing the “Lord’s Prayer”...


First Confession and Communion - 05/28/16

Congratulations to the seven young members of our church who partook in the Holy Sacrament of Confession for the first time on Saturday May 28, 2016, followed by the Sacrament of Holy Communion on Sunday...


SPILNE SVIACHENE and MOTHER'S DAY CONCERT - 05/01/16

On Sunday May 8th, St. Demetrius held its annual Spilne Sviachene parish brunch, as well as its annual Mother's Day concert...


ХРИСТОС ВОСКРЕС! ВОЇСТИНУ ВОСКРЕС! - 05/01/16

 Passion Week and Easter services at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church... 


Spring Tea - 04/24/16

On Sunday April 24, UWAC Sophia Rusova Branch held a Spring Tea at St. Demetrius U.O.C...


Pysanka Bingo 2016 - 04/01/16

On Friday April 1, UWAC Sophia Rusova Branch held its annual Pysanka Bingo evening...


Pysanka Workshop 2016 - 03/25/16

On Friday March 25, St. Demetrius Parish held a Pysanka Workshop... 


Taras Shevchenko Concert 2016 - 03/06/16

On Sunday March 6, St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church held its annual concert to honour the life of Ukraine's most celebrated poet, Taras Shevchenko...


SnowDrop Gala - 03/05/16

On Saturday March 5th, St., Demetrius held the SnowDrop Gala fundraising event at the Old Mill Toronto...


Theophany Eve and Parish Jordan Supper - 01/18/16

On Monday January 18th, Theophany Eve Vespers were held at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church, followed by the Parish Jordan Supper..


Carolling by Long Branch CYMK - 01/08/16

Christmas Carolling by Long Branch CYMK members...


Свят Вечір and Різдво - 01/06/16

Свят Вечір and Різдво (Ukrainian Christmas Eve and Ukrainian Christmas) at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church...


Mykolai / Св. Миколай Concert - 12/20/15

On Sunday December 20, St. Demetrius parish was visited by Sv. Mykolai...


75th Anniversary Khram Celebration - 11/08/15

On Sunday November 8th, the U.O.C. of St. Demetrius celebrated its 75th Parish Anniversary with an Archpastoral Divine Liturgy and celebratory banquet...


Parish Pumpkin Carving - 10/25/15

On Sunday October 25th, the youth of St. Demetrius parish participated in the annual pumpkin-carving event...


Parish Picnic 2015 - 09/20/15

On Sunday September 20th, St. Demetrius held its annual Parish Picnic at Centennial Park in Etobicoke...


First Confession and Holy Communion - 05/30/15

On Saturday May 30th, a special group of children from our parish partook in their First Confession...


Mother's Day Concert - 05/10/15

On Sunday May 10th, St. Demetrius Parish presented its annual Mother's Day concert...


Sounds of the Bandura CD - 05/03/15

Back in May 2015, as part of the St. Demetrius 75th Anniversary Projects, the St. Demetrius Bandura Ensemble released its new CD entitled "Sounds of the Bandura" / "Звуки бандури"...


St Demetrius Seniors Perogy Making - 04/30/15

Every month, the Seniors of St. Demetrius get together and make perogies...


Spilne Sviachene / Спільне Свячене - 04/19/15

On Sunday April 19th, St. Demetrius parish celebrated the Sunday of St. Thomas, and after the Liturgy the parish held its annual Parish Communal Dinner or Спільне Свячене...


Easter Sunday and Passion Week services - 04/05/15

Images from Easter Sunday and Passion Week services at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church...


St. Demetrius Choir CD - Душе Моя (O My Soul) - 04/01/15

As part of the St. Demetrius 75th Anniversary Projects, the Choir of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church has released their new dual CD "Душе Моя (O My Soul) / Св. Андрея Критського (St. Andrew of Crete)...


Pysanka Writing - 03/29/15

On Sunday March 29, the youth of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church (and some of their parents) participated in traditional Pysanka (Easter Egg) writing.


Pysanka Bingo 2015 - 03/20/15

On Friday March 20, the Ukrainian Canadian Women's Association - Sophia Rusova Branch - held its annual Pysanka Bingo at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church...


Taras Shevchenko Concert 2015 - 03/08/15

On Sunday March 8, St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church held its annual concert to honour the life of Ukraine's most celebrated poet, Taras Shevchenko...


Lenten Spring Youth Retreat - 03/07/15

On Saturday March 7, the Eastern Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada held a youth retreat at St. Demetrius Church... 


JORDAN PARISH SUPPER - ЙОРДАНСЬКА ВЕЧЕРЯ - 01/18/15

On Sunday January 18th, Theophany Eve Vespers were held at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church, followed by the Parish Jordan Supper...


Бог Предвічний - 01/08/15

The St. Demetrius Bandura Ensemble performs traditional Ukrainian Christmas Carols on the bandura...


Свят Вечір and Різдво - 01/06/15

Свят Вечір (Ukrainian Christmas Eve) and Різдво (Ukrainian Christmas) at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church...


Mykolai Concert 2014 - 12/21/14

On Sunday December 21, St. Demetrius was visited by Sv. Mykolai (St. Nicholas).  Children recited verses, sang songs, played on instruments during this annual concert to greet Sv. Mykolai.


#JesusIsHere: Everywhere Present - Eastern Eparchy Youth Retreat - 12/13/14

On December 13, 2014, the Eastern Eparchy of the UOCC hosted a spiritual retreat for young people - teenagers and university students at St. Demetrius Sobor on Lake Shore Blvd. in Toronto...


Holodomor Commemoration and Panachyda - 11/22/14

On Saturday November 22 and Sunday November 23, the Holodomor was commemorated at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church...


St Demetrius Parish Khram - 11/09/14

On Sunday November 9th, St. Demetrius celebrated its Parish Anniversary with an Archpastoral Divine Liturgy and celebratory banquet. 


Parish Pumpkin Carving - 10/26/14

On Sunday October 26th, St. Demetrius held its annual Pumpkin Carving event in the church hall...


Parish Annual Picnic - 09/28/14

On Sunday September 28, St. Demetrius held its annual Parish Picnic at Centennial Park in Etobicoke...


St. Demetrius Golf Tournament - 06/08/14

On Sunday June 8th, St. Demetrius Parish held its 19th Annual St. Demetrius Golf Tournament at the Dragon's Fire Golf Club...


Mother's Day Concert - 05/04/14

On Sunday May 4th, St. Demetrius Parish presented its annual Mother's Day concert...


Spilne Sviachene / Спільне Свячене - 04/27/14

On Sunday April 27th, St. Demetrius parish celebrated the Sunday of St. Thomas, and after the Liturgy the parish held its annual Parish Communal Dinner or Спільне Свячене...


Easter Sunday and Passion Week services - 04/17/14

Images from Easter Sunday and Passion Week services...


Passion Week Movie Night - 04/14/14

This year, the movie "The Robe" was viewed during Passion Week Movie Night at St. Demetrius...


Palm Sunday and Visitation by Bishop Andriy - 04/13/14

On Palm Sunday, St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church was pleased to receive a visitation from His Grace, Bishop Andriy. The Liturgy concluded with the blessing of traditional pussy willows...


Great Compline Service - 04/06/14

Great Compline service (preceding Blahovischenya) at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Sunday April 6th...


Poklony Service - Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - 04/02/14

Poklony Service - Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the evening of Wednesday April 2nd, 2014...


Great Compline - Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - 03/05/14

Canon of St. Andrew of Crete Great Compline service at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Wednesday March 5th...


Taras Shevchenko Concert - 03/02/14

On Sunday March 2, St. Demetrius parish presented its annual Taras Shevchenko concert.


Pray for Ukraine - 02/28/14

Requiem for "The Heaven's Hundred" - A Requiem (Panachyda) was held at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Friday February 28th for those who sacrificed their lives during the EuroMaidan in Ukraine.
Панахида за «Небесну Сотню» - за тих, які загинули на Майдані.


Senior's Monthly Perogy Making and Verenyky Lunch - 02/25/14

Every month, the Senior's of St. Demetrius get together to make verenyky (perogies) and sell them to the community at a public lunch...


Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Ecumenical Prayer Service - 01/26/14

On January 26, 2014, Fr. Walter participated at the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Ecumenical Prayer Service at St. Paul’s Basilica in Toronto... 


Theophany Eve and Jordan Supper - 01/18/14

On the evening of Saturday January 18th, St. Demetrius parish celebrated Theophany Eve and Jordan Supper…


Христос Рождаєтся! Славімо Його! - 01/06/14

Свят Вечір (Ukrainian Christmas Eve) and Різдво (Ukrainian Christmas) at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church...


Bandura School Christmas Recital - 12/23/13

On December 23rd, the St. Demetrius Bandura School held its annual recital of Christmas music...


St. Nicholas / Св. Миколай - 12/15/13

On Sunday December 15, 2013 we had a special guest visit our church!...

В неділю 15го грудня до нашої церкви завітав почесний гість із неба...


St Demetrius Parish Khram - 11/10/13

On Sunday November 10th, St. Demetrius celebrated its Parish Anniversary with an Archpastoral Divine Liturgy and celebratory banquet...


St Demetrius Pumpkin Carving 2013 - 10/27/13

On Sunday October 27th, the youth of St. Demetrius parish participated in a fun pumpkin carving event...


Pavlo Hunka visit to St. Demetrius Parish... - 06/23/13

Pavlo Hunka,  renowned bass-baritone and artistic director of the Ukrainian Art Song Project visited our parish on Sunday, June 23, 2013...


Pentecost Trinity Sunday and Blessing of Icons - 06/23/13

Pentecost Trinity Sunday and Blessing of Icons...


Eastern Eparchy Summer Celebration 2013 - 06/16/13

On Sunday June 16, the Eastern Eparchy Summer Celebration was held at St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre in Oakville...


St. Demetrius Bandura School year-end recital - 06/11/13

Each June, the St. Demetrius Bandura School celebrates with a year-end recital...


St Demetrius Golf Tournament 2013 - 06/09/13

On Sunday June 9, St. Demetrius Parish hosted its annual Golf tournanment...


End of the Sunday School year - 05/26/13

Sunday May 25th was a special day for the children at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox church’s Sunday School...


First Confession and Holy Communion - 05/26/13

A special group of six children from our parish partook in their First Confession followed by Holy Communion on Sunday May 26th...


Spilne Sviachene and Mothers Day Concert - 05/12/13

On Sunday May 12, St. Demetrius Parish held its annual Spilne Sviachene brunch, followed by a Mothers' Day concert in honour of all mothers...


Easter Sunday and Passion Week services - 05/05/13

Easter Sunday and Passion Week services


Passion Week Movie Night 2013 - 04/29/13

This year, the movie "King of Kings" was viewed during Passion Week Movie Night at St. Demetrius.


Palm Sunday and Easter Bazaar - 04/28/13

Palm Sunday and Easter Bazaar


Sunday of Orthodoxy - 03/24/13

On Sunday March 24, the St. Demetrius choir participated in the Sunday of Orthodoxy service held at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral Annunciation of the Virgin Mary...


Sunday School Easter Egg Writing - 03/24/13

Sunday School Easter Egg Writing


Iconography Workshop - 03/23/13

On March 23-24, St. Demetrius parish again hosted a workshop on Byzantine Icon Writing with Iconographer Alex Mezentsev.


Taras Shevchenko Concert - 03/03/13

On Sunday March 3, St. Demetrius parish commemorated the life of poet Taras Shevchenko with a moving concert of songs, poems and recitations...


Parish Volunteer Appreciation Event - 02/09/13

On the evening of Saturday February 9, St. Demetrius Parish celebrated its many volunteers with a Volunteer Appreciation evening...


Eve of Theophany / Jordan Supper 2013 - 01/18/13

Eve of Theophany / Jordan Supper 2013


Bishop's Levee - 01/13/13

Bishop Andriy's Levee was held on Sunday January 13 at St. Demetrius parish...


Mykolai Concert 2012 - 12/16/12

On Sunday December 16, St. Demetrius parish held its annual Mykolai concert...


2012 Parish Khram / Храм - 11/11/12

On Sunday November 11, St. Demetrius celebrated it's Parish Khram...


St Demetrius Pumpkin Carving 2012 - 10/28/12

On Sunday Oct. 28, the youth of St. Demetrius participated in pumpkin carving ...


Parish Picnic 2012 - 09/23/12

On Sunday September 23, St. Demetrius held its annual Parish Picnic...


Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ 2012 - 08/26/12

Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ  - Преображення Господнє


St. Demetrius Bandura School End-of-Year Recital 2012 - 06/26/12

On June 26, the St. Demetrius Bandura School held its annual end-of-year recital...


Eastern Eparchial Gathering 2012 - 06/24/12

This year's annual Eastern Eparchial Gathering took place on Sunday, June 24th at the St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre in Oakville.


First Confession/ Перша Сповідь 2012 - 05/27/12

Congratulations to the six young members of our church who partook in the Holy Sacrament of Confession for the first time on Saturday May 26, 2012, followed by the Sacrament of Holy Communion on Sunday May 27th, 2012.


Mothers' Day Concert 2012 - 05/13/12

On Sunday May 13, St. Demetrius Parish held its annual Mothers' Day concert.


Easter 2012 - 04/15/12

Easter Sunday and Passion Week servcies


Passion Week Movie Night 2012 - 04/09/12

"The Greatest Story Ever Told" viewed at Passion Week Movie Night at St. Demetrius.


Palm Sunday and Spring Bazaar 2012 - 04/08/12


Pysanka Writing 2012 - 03/25/12

Youth of St. Demetrius participated in easter egg writing.


Pysanka Bingo! 2012 - 03/23/12


Passia Service 2012 - 03/11/12


Taras Shevchenko Concert 2012 - 03/04/12


Parish Youth Choir 2012 - 03/02/12


Eve of Theophany / Jordan Supper 2012 - 01/18/12


2011 Events
2011 Mykolai Concert - 12/18/11


2011 Christmas Bazaar - 12/11/11

UWAC members on the front page of the Etobicoke Guardian


2011 Parish Khram / Храм - 11/06/11


2011 Junior CYMK Pumpkin Carving - 10/30/11

On Sunday October 30, Jr. CYMK hosted the first-ever pumpkin-carving activity for youth in the parish.


2011 Parish Picnic - 09/25/11


2011 St. Demetrius Bandura School End-of-Year Recital - 06/22/11



2011 First Confession - 05/29/11


Sunday of St. Thomas Parish Communal Dinner

Sunday of St. Thomas - Visit by Ukrainian Soldiers, Parish Communal Dinner

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Easter Sunday

Easter 2011 - 04/24/11

Easter Saturday basket blessing and Easter Sunday service and basket blessing.

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Passion of the Christ -Movie Night

Passion of the Christ -Movie Night - 04/18/11

On Monday April 18, the parish along with Senior CYMK hosted a viewing of the movie “The Passion of the Christ”. Following the movie, Father Walter led the group in a brief discussion as they shared questions and thoughts as a result of the movie. As quoted by a participant, “it gave us something to think about during this Holy Week”.

Thank-you to all who helped with and participated in the viewing of the movie.

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Pysanka Workshop 2011

Pysanka (Ukrainian Easter Egg) Making Workshop 2011 - 04/10/11

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Iconography Workshop 2011

Iconography Workshop - 03/12/11

On Saturday and Sunday March 12th and 13th, the parish hosted a two-day Iconography workshop in the hall of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral. The presentation and practical workshop was provided by Alex Mezentsev, Iconographer. There were at least 28 participants of all ages in the workshop, who first enjoyed a slideshow presentation on the history of Iconography, and then participated hands-on by writing their own icons. Participants used traditional techniques of charcoal image transfer, gold leafing, and painting using specially-prepared tempura paints.

Thank-you to all who participated. Thank-you to the presenter Alex Mezentsev for providing the interesting and informative sessions, and thank-you to Michael Zienchuk for organizing the event.

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January 2011, Theophany Eve Vespers & Jordan Supper
January 2011, Theophany Eve Vespers & Jordan Supper
Theophany Eve Vespers & Jordan Supper
To view a video slide show Click >>  here
CYMK Snow Tubing Day, December 2009

CYMK Snow Tubing Day December, 2009 - 12/28/09

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Slide Show of the St. Demetrius Church Picnic -Sept 13, 2009
St. Demetrius Church Picnic- Sept 13, 2009
To view a video slide show posted to "You Tube" of the highlights of the St Demetrius Church Picnic -2009

Click on the following link >>>   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBpP8CaprZQ

To enlarge the images being shown; Click on the "HD" button.)
1st Confession -Перша Сповідь 31/05/ 2009

1st Confession - Перша Сповідь - 05/31/09

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Spilne Sviachene - Easter Luncheon

Spilne Sviachene - Easter Luncheon - 04/26/09

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Taras Shevchenko Concert, 2009 -Slide Show

Taras Shevchenko Concert -2009 - 03/08/09

St Demetrius Sunday School Children & Cultural Groups Commemorate the birth of Ukraine`s most celebrated Poet -Taras Shevchenko

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Taras Shevchenko Concert -Video Clips
Video Clips of the Taras Shevchenko Concert
Тhe St Demetrius Church Choir & Bandura Group perform Дими Мої Click>>here
Тhe Bandura group play Встає хмара і По діброві вітер віє Click >> here
Roman Hopta, соліст групи Прут, співає Така її доля Click >> here
Тhe Bandura group play Садок вишневий коло хати Click >> here
Church Choir & Bandurists perform Реве та стогне Дніпро широкий Click >> here
The Church Choir & Bandura group perform Заповіт Click >> here
Children at St Demetrius

Children at St. Demetrius - 02/18/09

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Jordan Supper, January 2009

Jordan Parish Supper, January 2009

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Jordon Supper, January 2009 Concert Video Clips
After the Jordon Supper the St Demetrius Bandura Group perform several Koliady to end off the evening celebrations.

To view the Bandura group play the Carol Небо і Земля-Heaven & Earth click:  here
To view the Bandura group play Ring Bells of Jerusalem click:  here
CYMK Snow Tubing Day, December 2008

CYMK Snow Tubing Day, December, 2008

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Order of St. Andrew -Recognition of Altarservers

Order of St. Andrew Recognition of Altarservers at 2009 Jordan Supper

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Khram 2008

Khram 2008 90th Anniversary of UOCC & 40th Anniversary of 50th Anniversary Youth Choir - 11/09/08

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Reunion Performance of the Ilarion Choir
Video Clip of the Reunion Performance of the Ilarion Choir
November 2008, St Demetrius Khram banquet:
To view the Ilarion Choir sing at the 40th Anniversary reunion click:  here

Extraordinary Sorbor 2008

Extraordinary Sobor 2008 Saskatoon, Sk - 08/22/08

Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Canada and the election of two new bishops.

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Easter 2008

Easter 2008 - 04/27/08

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