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The Eparchial Youth and Young Adult Ministry provides vision, planning, coordination and implementation for the Eparchy’s efforts in ministry to youth from 6th – 12th Grade and young adults from 18 to 35 years of age.

The goals of such efforts are:

          1. To foster spiritual growth in youth and young adults
          2. To empower youth and young adults to discover their purpose
          3. To identify, challenge and engage youth and adults in leadership
          4. To equip and provide resources for leaders in youth and young ministry
Sarah Buchko
Youth and Young Adult Minister
Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon 
214 Avenue M South SASKATOON SK S7M 2K4
306-380-5765  Office:306-244-7720 Fax:  306-244-7721

Major Upcoming Event: 

World Youth Day 2016 - Krakow

July 12-31, 2016

The countdown for World Youth Day 2016 has begun!

Counting Down To the travelling of WYD pilgrims to Ukraine and Poland in the Summer of 2016. Deadline has been extended to mid-January, so if  you are still interested in going to WYD 2016 please contact Sarah Buchko, Eparchial Youth Minister, at

The trip is approx. $4200. The next instalment will be February 1st at $1650. The last instalment will be on April 1st for $2000. If you are interested in simply staying for the last week then that will cost approximately $3000. For 2 weeks then that cost will be $3500. All remaining cash will be returned to the pilgrims after the trip.   For More Information »»  

Web Link to  Canadian Ukrainian Catholic Pilgrims for World Youth Day 2016 »»

Web Link to Dyvensvit - World Youth Day 2016 Site in Ukraine »»


Upcoming Youth and Young Adult Events:


"Blessed are the Merciful" - Young Adults Retreat - February 12-14 - Saskatoon

What is mercy? If you would like to know more about what mercy is or rediscover the meaning then come to the "Blessed are the Merciful" Young Adults Retreat to learn more. We will also have a dance, fun activities and the opportunity to get to know each other while we reflect on mercy with Fr. Gregory Hrynkiw and Sarah Donnelly.

Why:  To learn, reflect, and grow in mercy.

Who:  Ukrainian Catholic Youth and Young Adults (ages 18-35)

What:  A weekend to join with youth and young adults across SK for a weekend of fun, spiritual development, recreation and friendship.

 Where: Bishop Chancery, Saskatoon, SK (214 Ave M S)

Costs: The registration fee is $40. ($26 dollars for the Room Escape, $14 dollars for registration cost, Cheques can be made out to the Eparchy of Saskatoon. Meals provided. You may want ask your parish if they will sponsor your registration fee and travel costs.)

How:  Ask for a registration form from:

Sarah Buchko                                                Ivan Simko

email:              email:

Phone:  306-380-5765                                    Phone:  306-717-8958

Fax: 306-665-2569

 Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon  214 Avenue M South, Saskatoon, SK

Payment can be received upon arrival.

***those out of town must find own ride to Saskatoon.

The Youth  and Young Adult Ministry participates in the following websites:

Youth Ministry blog

Witness 2 Youth (Facebook)

Saskatoon UCYA (Facebook)

SaskCath Youth Ministry Training (Facebook)

Saskatoon Theology on Tap (Facebook)

CUCP (Canadian Ukrainian Catholic Pilgrims - World Youth Day)

Web Link to Dyvensvit - World Youth Day 2016 Site in Ukraine

WCACYM (Western Canadian Association of Catholic Youth Ministers)

Western Canadian Association of Catholic Youth Ministers (Website)

Western Canadian Association of Catholic Youth Ministers (Facebook)

WCACYM Group (Facebook)

WCACYM Summer Sem (Facebook)

CCYMN (Canadian Catholic Youth Ministry Network)

CCYMN Webiste

CCYMN Group (Facebook)

UKRYM (Ukrainian Catholic Redemptorist Young Adult Ministry)

UKRYM Website

UKRYM Group (Facebook)