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The church is re-open for church services on Saturday & Sunday

Sunday Liturgy starts at 10am. Face masks are required to be worn at all times inside the church. For contact tracing purposes everyone will be required to sign in at the registration desk at the entrance. Everything has been set up to ensure proper physical distancing to comply with provincial and federal public health regulations and guidelines. Based on Ontario government guidelines, a maximum of 35 people are allowed to attend church service in our sanctuary during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Parish Regulations for Attending Church Services
during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Kindly read the regulations in their entirety to ensure that you clearly understand all the rules and recommendations that you are required to follow while attending church services. Volunteers will be in the church building during the Sunday Liturgy to assist you and to provide you with instructions.

Volunteers are very much needed to keep the church open for Sunday Liturgy. Please consider joining our volunteer team on Sunday. Your help will be greatly appreciated. For more information about volunteering, please contact: Fr. Ihor (phone 613-325-3903 or email stamaryuocc@sympatico.ca) or Halyna Beznaczuk (email: halynab@hotmail.ca).

If you require further information about attending Sunday Liturgy, 
please do not hesitate to contact Fr. Ihor.

Live streaming of daily prayers, discussions and the Sunday Liturgy
continue as described below.

Unless otherwise specified, online services are streamed on
the church's website and on the Facebook site


Prayers and church services are being streamed online
on the church's Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/UkrOrthodoxChurchOttawa/


A copy of the letter from Metropolitan Yurij

For frequent updates from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress,
please see: https://ucc.ca/

Events Calendar Buletins

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin
Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral

1000 Byron Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, K2A 0J3
Tel: (613) 728-0856

Church Office Hours:
Monday 4pm - 6:30pm
Wednesday 10am - 3pm
Friday 10am - 3pm

Parish Priest: Fr. Ihor Okhrimtchouk
E-mail: stamaryuocc@sympatico.ca

Administrative Assistant: Tatiana Zoubareva
E-mail: ukrorthodoxottawa@gmail.com



6:00 P.M. usually every first Saturday of the month. (vespers is served predominantly in Ukrainian, and lasts approximately 50 minutes)

Divine Liturgy

10 AM on Sunday and Holy Days, 9 AM in the summer months (July, August and first Sunday in September). The Liturgy is served predominantly in Ukrainian, with selected portions in both Ukrainian and English.

Reading of the Hours

One-half hour before Liturgy, fifteen minutes before Vespers.


After Vespers, before the Liturgy, or by appointment.


Parents must arrange a personal meeting with Father to make arrangements. God-parents must be practicing Orthodox Christians. Baptising a Child in the Orthodox Church presupposes that the child will be raised as an Orthodox Christian.


Couples must arrange a personal meeting with the priest to make arrangements. If one of the parties is not Orthodox certain conditions may apply.

Hall Rentals

Please call 613-722-1372 or email rentals1000@gmail.com
visit our website at www.1000byron.org


Ukrainian greeting cards, Easter Egg supplies, CDs, Ukrainian embroidery patterned tablecloths, and much more. Open after Liturgy, or by appointment (phone 613-830-1472).

Church Choir

Rehearsal on Thursdays at 7:30 PM in the choir loft.
For information, please contact Oxana Genina at ogenina@nursesunions.ca

Ukrainian Women's Association of Canada

For information call 613-830-1472

Sunday School

For children aged 4 years & older, Sunday 10:15am - 11am.
For more information, contact Jennifer at okhri1jr@gmail.com

Ukrainian Language Classes for adults

For more information, please contact
Oleh Belkin 613-842-4782

Donating to our Church through the United Way

If you would like to donate to our Church through the United Way, please let the United Way know that you are donating your funds to the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral

Our name in CRA registry is:


or you can use our official charity #