UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC PARISH OF ST. BASIL, REGINA            
YEAR BY YEAR            

 
Sunday, 16 March 1924 First Liturgy celebrated for Regina faithful
Sunday, 25 October 1925 General Organizational Meeting to form a parish committeee
Sunday, 22 November 1925 Second General Meeting to choose Patron of the parish
Friday, 25 December 1925 First Liturgy for newly organized parish at St. Mary's curch
Friday, 5 February 1926 The site for church was purchased
Saturday, 13 February 1926 Bishop Niceta Budka visit
Sunday, 14 March 1926 Taras Shewchenko Concert
Sunday, 23 May 1926 Fundraising Meeting
Sunday, 20 June 1926 Second Bishop Niceta Budka visit
Sunday, 18 July 1926 Fr. Joseph Bala, CSsR serve parish from Yorkton
Thursday, 16 September 1926 Third visit of Bishop Niceta Budka
Sunday, 27 March 1927 Church Building Committee formed
Thursday, 13 September 1928 Starting concrete works on church building
Monday, 24 September 1928 Starting wood works on church building
Sunday, 14 October 1928 Blessing of Corner Stone by Vicar General, Rev. Peter Oleskiw
Sunday, 28 April 1929 Fr. H. Shyshkowich, CSsR, First liturgy in new church
Saturday, 2 November 1929 Fr. Ircha assigned as Resident Priest
Sunday, 17 May 1931 Cornerstone of Prosvita blessed
Saturday, 1 August 1931 Two Sisters of SSMI assigned to missionary work in the parish
Sunday, 25 October 1931 Bishop Ladyka Visit
Sunday, 22 July 1934 Organized St. Basil Branch of UCBC
Wednesday, 1 July 1936 Rev. J Tylavsky new Resident Priest
Wednesday, 15 September 1937 New Pastor Fr. A. Fyk
Sunday, 22 January 1939 Branch of Ukrainian Catholic Youth was formed
Sunday, 3 September 1939 Consecration of the first church by Bishop Ladyka
Sunday, 15 February 1942 Buerning of the Mortgage: paid off all debts
Monday, 1 June 1942 The parish Rectory is purchased
Sunday, 27 September 1942 Blessing of own Priest Residence
Saturday, 20 February 1943 Burning of Mortgage on the Residence
Tuesday, 1 June 1943 Frst assistant priest Fr. A. Choronzy, services every Sunday
Sunday, 24 October 1943 Visit of Bishop N. Savaryn
Sunday, 3 October 1948 Bishop Andrew Roborecki visit
Thursday, 15 September 1949 Fr. Nicholas Chorney, Parish Priest
Friday, 1 September 1950 New Parish Priest Fr. N. Siry
Sunday, 15 July 1951 Ordination of Basil Obarianyk by Bishop A. Roborecki
Sunday, 9 November 1952 Branch of Ukrainian CatholicWomen's League was formed
Sunday, 13 September 1953 Parish 25 Anniversary celebrated
Thursday, 1 October 1953 Appointed as pastor Very Rev. Myroslav Kolodey
Sunday, 3 April 1955 Committee to look in enlargment of the church
Sunday, 19 May 1957 Decision at Special Meeting to purchase property for a new church
Sunday, 14 December 1958 New Building Committee elected
Tuesday, 25 August 1959 Beginning of works on the New church
Tuesday, 15 September 1959 New assistant priest Fr. M. Stasiw
Friday, 14 October 1960 Last Banquet in the old church basement
Sunday, 11 December 1960 First Service in the New church
Sunday, 28 May 1961 Cornerstone of new church blessed by Bishop Andrew Roborecki
Sunday, 1 August 1965 Appointed as pastor Rt. Rev. Onufrey Pasichniak
Sunday, 17 October 1965 40 Anniversary of St. Basil's Parish
Thursday, 17 November 1966 Apostolic Delegate Archbishop S. Piniedoli visit
Tuesday, 29 November 1966 First Election of Oficers for Bishop Budka Knights of Columbus Council
Sunday, 8 December 1968 Blessing of the New Rectory by Bishop A. Roborecki
Sunday, 30 April 1972 Metropolitan Maxime Hermaniuk visit
Saturday, 9 September 1972 Bishop Wasyl Welychkowskyj visit
Sunday, 10 December 1972 Ordination of Leonard Romanow by Bishop A. Roborecki
Monday, 23 April 1973 Patriarch Joseph Slipyj visit
Monday, 21 May 1973 Rev. Onufrey Pasichniak installation as Mitrat by bishop Andrew Roborecki
Sunday, 2 June 1974 Bishop Andrew Sapelak visit
Friday, 12 September 1975 Jubilee Book 1925-1975 "Conviction - Dedication - Effort" given for publication
Saturday, 10 January 1976 Parish Golden Anniversary
Sunday, 29 April 1979 Blessing of Cornerstone at St. Basil's Parish Center & Official Opening
Sunday, 13 September 1981 25 Anniversary of Priesthood by Rev Casimir A. Kucharek
Wednesday, 28 May 1986 Blessing of cornerstone at St. Basil's Senior Citizen's Manor by Patriarch Lubachivsky
Sunday, 7 December 1986 Sod turning ceremony for St. Basil's Senior Citizen's Manor
Monday, 30 November 1987 Lena Temreck is the first resident of St. Basil's Senior Citizen's Manor
Sunday, 11 September 1988 Official opening of St. Basil's Senior Citizen's Manor by Bishop Basil Filewich
Thursday, 15 October 1992 Appointed as pastor Rt. Rev. Rudolph Luzney
Sunday, 20 November 1994 Msgr. Rudolph Luzney installation as Archprotopresbyter by bishop Basil Filevich
Sunday, 26 May 1996 Blessing of the Iconostas by Bishop Cornelius Pasichny
Sunday, 21 January 2001 A pictorial History 1976-2000 of St. Basil Parish book "A Church In Progress" presentation
Sunday, 18 June 2006 50 Anniversary of Priesthood by Rt. Rev. Rudolph Luzney
Sunday, 1 August 2010 Appointed as pastor Rt. Rev. Vladimir Mudri
Sunday, 3 October 2010 Pictorial St. Basil's Parish Directory
Sunday, 27 February 2011 Draft of Parish Council Constitution presented at General Annual Meeting
Monday, 6 February 2012 Bishop Budka 100 Anniversary, A Play With Music by Rev. Ed Ewanko
Sunday, 26 February 2012 Implemented St. Basil's Parish Council Constitution at parish AGM
Sunday, 26 February 2012 First Parish Council elected according to the Parish Council Constitution
Sunday, 11 March 2012 New Parish Council Installation
Sunday, 8 April 2012 Visit of Bishop Bryan Bayda for Easter Celebration
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 40 Anniversary of Priesthood by Rt. Rev. Vladimir Mudri
Friday, 21 September 2012 Visit of Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk
Saturday, 17 November 2012 60 Anniversary of St. Basil's UCWLC

Sunday, April 6 2014 Act of Consecration of Ukrainian Church to the Protection of the Mother of God

March 13-15, 2015 Canonical Visitation of the Parish by Bishop Bryan Bayda
August 1, 2015 - Fr. Vladimir Simunovic installed as a new parish administrator with the decree of Bishop Bryan Bayda
Saturday, December 12, 2015 - Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy - Bishop Bryan Bayda opened the Holy Door of Mercy in the parish church on a Solemn Divine liturgy at 5:15 p.m.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 50th Anniversary of Knights of Columbus Bishop Budka Council