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Thursday, January 25, 2007

Eparchy of Edmonton

The Holy Father today named as Bishop of the Eparchy of Edmonton of the Ukrainians (Canada), the Most Rev. David Motiuk, at present Auxiliary Bishop to the Metropolitan of the Ukrainians at Winnipeg (the previous bishop of the Eparchy was named the Metropolitan Archbishop last year).

Bishop Motiuk was born in 1962 in Vegreville, Alberta. He went to local schools up through the University level, studying at the University of Edmonton. He entered the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Seminary at Ottawa, completing his philosophical theological studies at St. Paul University (also in Ottawa) where in 1989 he obtained a License in Canon Law (while pursuing a Doctorate at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome). He was ordained for the Eparchy of Edmonton in 1988. He was named and consecrated Auxiliary Bishop for Winnipeg in 2002