A beacon of faith in heart of the city
Ukrainian Catholics are celebrating the completion of a $1.4-million restoration of St. Josaphat’s Cathedral, a spiritual and historic landmark in downtown Edmonton for nearly 80 years.
“My heart is filled with joy and pride at the highly successful Cathedral Restoration Project,” said Bishop David Motiuk of the Eparchy of Edmonton.
“The cathedral stands and will continue to stand as a beacon of faith in the heart of the city of Edmonton for years to come.”
Built between 1939 and 1947 in the Byzantine style, St. Josaphat’s is the central church for Edmonton’s Ukrainian Catholics.
Its year-long restoration project began in May 2016, focusing on