St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Parish is a vibrant, family-oriented community that has been part of the Edmonton Eparchy for over 50 years. The community has always striven to provide programming for children and youth that fosters growth in faith, and love for God and neighbour, while having a lot of fun with friends, old and new.
My name is Solomiia-Mariia Savaryn. I am the youth minister and a Bozhi Dity instructor at St. Nicholas parish. My husband, Julian, and I have a sweet little 2 year old boy -- Joseph. I studied theology at Newman College, where I earned a Bachelor of Theology degree. Originally I am from Lviv, Ukraine where I taught children catechism at an orphanage and conducted a children's choir at Sts. Peter and Paul's parish. I love to work with children and youth, and to learn about our loving God with them!
BOZHI DITY INSTRUCTOR
My name is Brittany Ward. I first started with Bozhi Dity as an instructor in 2008. I then took over as the Program Coordinator in 2011. As a part of the program, children aged 3-10 are instructed a religious education lesson, complete a craft, and then participate in the second half of the liturgical service. Bozhi Dity is what brought me into the church as a child. I want to provide other children with the opportunity to enjoy that experience as well.