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Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada (UCWLC) - Brandon Chapter

Executive (2017)

Past President - Helen Lazaruk
President - Shirley Shwaluk
Vice-President -
Treasurer - Norma Halchyshak
Secretary - Pat Synchyshyn
Spiritual Director - Fr. Michael Tkachuk

Committee Chairpersons:

Membership - TBA
Phoning - Shirley Baranyk, Fran Perchaluk
Auditors - Sylvia Kostiw, Evelyn Kozun
Altar Guild - Shirley Baranyk
Church Council liaison - Shirley Shwaluk
Archives - Shirley Sheeshka

UCWLC 2017 Photo taken 2017
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About the UCWLC

Our Mission Statement

"The Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada, in its ongoing commitment to the mission of the Church, is dedicated to providing the resources that allow its members to realize their own true vocation, and live an authentic Christian life as contributing members to the Church and society."

Organization

The UCWLC is a strong and committed organization with governance structures at three levels:
National Executive
Eparchial Executive
Local Branch Executive

Objectives: The fundamental aims of the UCWLC are:

1. Catholic faith: to develop and enrich the religious and spiritual life of each member and each parish, thereby strengthening the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada.
2. Ukrainian culture: to preserve and develop Ukrainian culture in Canada. Canadian citizenship: to become fully aware to the needs of family, community and country.
3. To strengthen the spiritual dimensions and moral values of Canadian life.
4. Charitable activities: to initiate and support programs of charitable action.

History

The Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada was organized nationally on June 14, 1944, and granted Federal Charter on September 9, 1980.

The UCWLC is affiliated with:
- Ukrainian Canadian Committee (1944)
- National Women's Council (founding member since 1944)
- World Federation of Ukrainian Women's Organizations (founding member since 1948)
- World Union of Catholic Women's Organizations (since 1957)
- Ukrainian World Congress (since 1975)
- Ukrainian Canadian Congress (since 1993)

Our motto - "For God and the People"

For more information about the UCWLC, click here.


Canadian Ukrainian Men's Club (CUMC)

Executive (2015)

President - Lawrence Kristalovich
Vice-President - Wes Shewchuk
Treasurer - Paul Huska
Secretary - Bill Salyn

Committees:

Sick and Visiting - TBA
Membership - Bill Salyn
Phoning - Ron Boychuk
Entertainment - Hilliard Sawchuk/Nelson Baranyk/Albert Todosichuk
Drop-In Center - Tony Yuriy
Auditors - Steve Romance/Leo Macsymach
Church Council liaison - Wes Shewchuk
Spiritual - Father Michael Tkachuk

The Canadian Ukrainian Men's Club is a brotherhood organization that allows the layman to participate as a Church family in practical and social ways. The brotherhood meets regularly to discuss important matters that pertain to the church and community.

Click here for HISTORY of CUMC to 2010.


Bishop Velychkovsky Prayer Group (BVPG)

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BVPG 2017 Prayer group photo taken 2017


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