Ukrainian Catholic seminary heads west
Holy Spirit Seminary is moving from Ottawa to Edmonton this summer, bringing with it the future leaders of the Ukrainian Catholic community.
As the major seminary of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada, it will become the city’s second centre of formation for priests. St. Joseph Seminary is currently the only major seminary west of Ontario, serving the Roman Catholic dioceses of the four western provinces. The Ukrainian Catholic students will join their Roman Catholic brothers for academic studies at Newman Theological College.
The Ukrainian Catholic Bishops of Canada cited academic and financial reasons in their decision to relocate Holy Spirit Seminary,