Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon
Bishop Bryan Bayda, C.Ss,R.

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“Share the Spirit” 50/50 Lottery Draw

2018 “Share the Spirit” 50/50 Lottery Draw Winner

Draw was made on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 – 2:00 pm

 at BBESSI Office, 214 Ave. M South, Saskatoon

And the lucky winner was: 

Steve Schebel of Holy Eucharist Parish in Foam Lake, Saskatchewan. 

Ticket # 01101

A total of 2.944 tickets were sold @$20 each for a total of $58,880.  Total winnings going to our winner Steve Schebel is $29,440.  As well, total raised and going to be distributed to desginated Parishes/Missions and Eparchial Organizations is $14,720.

THANK YOU very much to all who have participated by purchasing tickets in the “Share the Spirit” 50/50 Lottery Draw.  A full report will be coming from the BBESSI Office in the near future.

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BBESSI Office:

Morris Smysnuik, Executive Officer
Iris Owchar, Office Administrator

 


Livestream of Bishop Budka Eparchial Stewardship Society Inc (BBESSI) “Share the Spirit” 50/50 Lottery Draw on Wednesday, Dec.19, 2018 – 2:00 pm

The draw for the BBESSI “Share the Spirit” 50/50 Lottery Draw will take place on Wednesday, December 19 at 2:00 pm at the BBESSI Office at 214 Avenue M South, Saskatoon.

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"Share the Spirit" 50/50 Lottery Draw 2018

Report on the Special General Meeting of the Bishop Budka Eparchial Stewardship Society Inc (BBESI)

Report on the Special General Meeting

of the Bishop Budka Eparchial Stewardship Society Inc

At the Special General Meeting of the Bishop Budka Eparchial Stewardship Society Inc (BBESSI) held on December 9, 2018 the membership voted to approve the amended Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws that transitioned BBESSI to a Foundation.  There were two important changes that occurred at this meeting.

  • Name Change: The name of Bishop Budka Eparchial Stewardship Society Inc was changed to:
    Ukrainian Catholic Foundation of Saskatchewan Corporation.
  • A new Board of Directors was established in accordance with the amended and approved bylaws. The new Board consists of the Eparch, four appointed Directors by the Eparch, and four Directors elected by the membership, representing each Deanery in the Eparchy. The Board of the Directors of the Ukrainian Catholic Foundation of Saskatchewan Corporation are as follows:
  • Eparch: Most Reverend Bishop Bryan Bayda, C.Ss.R
  • Appointed by the Eparch and representing the Consultors: Father Ivan Nahachewsky (Saskatoon)
  • Appointed by the Eparch and representing the Finance Council: Glen Lekach (Regina)
  • Appointed by the Eparch and representing the Eparchial Pastoral Council: Geraldine Koban (Yorkton)
  • Appointed by the Eparch and the member-at- large: Ernest Boyko (Saskatoon)
  • Elected and representing the Prince Albert Deanery: Larry Danylyshen (Prince Albert)
  • Elected and representing the Regina Deanery: Terry Shalley (Regina)
  • Elected and representing the Saskatoon Deanery: Bob Friesen (Saskatoon)
  • Elected and representing the Yorkton Deanery: Doreen Rathgeber
  • Subsequently, the Board elected a new Executive as follows: Chair – Bob Friesen; Vice-Chair – Ernest Boyko; Treasurer – Terry Shalley; Secretary – Doreen Rathgeber

On behalf of the Bishop Budka Stewardship Society (BBESSI) I would like to extend my sincere thanks to the Board of Directors for their dedication and efforts in supporting the mission of BBESSI. As a result of the transition process all BBESSI Board of Directors terms have ended. A Special thank you to Andrij Lazurko, Larry Danylyshen, Fr. Ivan Nahachewsky, Terry Shalley, Ernest Boyko, Doreen Rathgeber, Ernest Uhryn, Angela Gretchen and John Parsons.

Bob Friesen, Former Chair – BBESSI Board of Directors.

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Information for Special General Meeting of the Membership - BISHOP BUDKA EPARCHIAL STEWARDSHIP SOCEITY INC. (BBESSI)

How Bishop Budka Eparchial Stewardship Society is working in Our Eparchy

Mission of Bishop Budka Eparchial Stewardship Soiciey Inc. (BBESSI)

  • Promoting the cultural, social, educational and spiritual initiatives, policies, and objectives of the Eparchy among Ukrainian Catholics in the Province of Saskatchewan, and
  • Assisting, financially or otherwise, any organizations that propagate the cultural, social, educational and spiritual well-being of Ukrainian Catholics in the Province of Saskatchewan in accordance with the initiatives, policies, and objectives of the Eparchy.

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