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Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada (UCWLC) - Brandon Chapter

Executive (2024)

Past President - Olga Stevenson
President - Malveen Austin
Vice-President - Helen Lazaruk
Treasurer - Norma Halchyshak
Secretary - Teresa McRae
Spiritual Director - Fr. Yaroslav Strukhlyak

Committee Chairpersons ( 2020):

Membership - Phyllis Shurb
Phoning - Shirley Baranyk, Marianne Kristalovich
Auditors - Sylvia Kostiw, Evelyn Kozun
Altar Guild - Helen Lazaruk
Church Council liaison - TBA
Archives - Shirley Sheeshka

UCWLC 2022 Photo taken 2022
About the UCWLC

Our Mission Statement

"The Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada, in its ongoing commitment to the mission of the Church, is dedicated to providing the resources that allow its members to realize their own true vocation, and live an authentic Christian life as contributing members to the Church and society."


The UCWLC is a strong and committed organization with governance structures at three levels:
National Executive
Eparchial Executive
Local Branch Executive

Objectives: The fundamental aims of the UCWLC are:

1. Catholic faith: to develop and enrich the religious and spiritual life of each member and each parish, thereby strengthening the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada.
2. Ukrainian culture: to preserve and develop Ukrainian culture in Canada. Canadian citizenship: to become fully aware to the needs of family, community and country.
3. To strengthen the spiritual dimensions and moral values of Canadian life.
4. Charitable activities: to initiate and support programs of charitable action.


The Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada was organized nationally on June 14, 1944, and granted Federal Charter on September 9, 1980.

The UCWLC is affiliated with:
- Ukrainian Canadian Committee (1944)
- National Women's Council (founding member since 1944)
- World Federation of Ukrainian Women's Organizations (founding member since 1948)
- World Union of Catholic Women's Organizations (since 1957)
- Ukrainian World Congress (since 1975)
- Ukrainian Canadian Congress (since 1993)

Our motto - "For God and the People"

For more information about the UCWLC, click here.

Canadian Ukrainian Men's Club (CUMC)

Executive (2019)

President - Richard Derewianchuk
Vice-President - TBA
Treasurer - TBD
Secretary - Bill Salyn


Sick and Visiting - TBA
Membership - Bill Salyn
Phoning - Ron Boychuk
Entertainment - TBA
Drop-In Center - Tony Yuriy
Auditors - TBA
Church Council liaison - TBA
Spiritual - Father Yaroslav Strukhlyak

The Canadian Ukrainian Men's Club is a brotherhood organization that allows the layman to participate as a Church family in practical and social ways. The brotherhood meets regularly to discuss important matters that pertain to the church and community.

Click here for HISTORY of CUMC to 2010.

Bishop Velychkovsky Prayer Group (BVPG)

CLick here for more information about our group.

BVPG 2017Prayer group photo taken 2017

This page was last updated Mar.03, 2024
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