Ukrainian Easter round-up 2012

Happy Easter!  For those celebrating this weekend, here are some articles and videos that should get you into the spirit: While we’re in hockey playoff season, even Don Cherry gets into the spirt… sorta :/   Ukrainian Easter in Kerhonkson Parishioners Saturday at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kerhonkson celebrated Easter and Ukrainian traditions […]

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It’s Easter this Sunday!

Don’t forget it’s Easter this Sunday for both the Gregorian and Julian calendars. You can read up on our Easter Sunday primer to refresh your memory, and get some varenyky recipes and some odd tips for making Paska from the Canadian Press (doesn’t everyone bake them in old cans?). There are also loads of authentic recipes […]

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Weekend Watching: Ethnic cleansing of Ukrainians in Poland documentary & don’t forget it’s Palm Sunday

Here’s a little something to fill your weekend calendar: Ethnic cleansing of Ukrainians in Poland documentary Saturday at 4pm at the Revue Cinema in Roncesville (just south of Dundas West TTC station) is the airing of ‘The Last Journey Home’, features stories of some of the 150,000 Ukrainians forcefully deported from their homeland annexed to Poland […]

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Ukrainian Easter Sunday primer

For those of you who need a refresher, here is what Ukrainian Easter is all about. From Traditional Ukrainian Cookery (1957): With the break of dawn on Easter Sunday a special Ressurection Service is held with a procession around the church. The most beautiful aspect of th service is the joyful heralding of a risen Christ […]

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