+Rt. Rev. Walter Kostiuk
–   Funeral and Panakhyda Services

On behalf of the Eparchy of Saskatoon, it is with joyful hearts and in thanksgiving to Our Lord for a beautiful life well-lived, that we we wish to inform you of the passing on the morning of Tuesday, April 28, 2020 of Rt. Rev. Walter Kostiuk, a good and faithful servant of the Eparchy of Saskatoon and of the Ukrainian Catholic Church.

May God grant comfort and consolation to Fr. Walter’s family, Bishop Bryan and his fellow clergy of the Eparchy of Saskatoon at this time.

The Eparchy of Saskatoon was truly blessed by the ministry and service of +Rt. Rev. Walter Kostiuk. He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by so many.  Please pray for the repose of his soul and for comfort and strength for his family, friends and fellow clergy. May our belief in the Resurrection bring you comfort and peace. Christ is Risen! Христос Воскрес!

 Funeral and Panakhyda Services

Funeral Divine Liturgy and Panakhyda for the late +Rt. Rev. Walter Kostiuk will be held on Monday, May 4 at 10:00 am, from St. George’s Cathedral Parish.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, the Funeral and Panakhyda Services will only be concelebrated by Bishop Bryan Bayda, CSsR and Very Rev. Janko Kolosnjaji and with only the family being in attendance.

You are all encouraged to join them via livestreaming from St. George’s by either:

Click this link https://www.skeparchy.org/wordpress/livestream-ukrainian-catholic-cathedral-of-st-george/, or
access the eparchial website at www.skeparchy.org click on the Live Liturgy icon in the top right hand corner and then click on the St. George’s Cathedral Icon on the bottom left corner.


We pray that he knows the loving embrace of our merciful Redeemer.
May God grant his faithful servant, +Rt. Rev. Walter Kostiuk, peaceful repose among the saints.

Christ is Risen! Христос Воскрес!  

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