RAULIUK, The Rt. Rev. Protopresbyter Nicholas Orest

RAULIUK, The Rt. Rev. Protopresbyter Nicholas Orest

Protopresbyter

(780) 461-3088

revorestrauliuk@gmail.com

DOB: Year of birth: 1944, in Yorkton, SK

Joined UOCC clergy in: April 16, 1967

About

Spouse: Jeannette. In Ukrainian: “Genya”

Names of Children:

  • Taras
  • Nicholai
  • Nadia
  • Tanya

Education:

  • Licentiate in Theology, St. Andrew’s College

Ordination:

  • Diaconate: April 16, 1967 at the Holy Trinity Metropolitan’s Cathedral in Winnipeg by Archbishop Boris
  • Priesthood: December 24, 1967 at the Holy Trinity Metropolitan’s Cathedral in Winnipeg by His Beatitude Metropolitan Ilarion

Awards:

  • Metropolitan’s Jubilee Certificate ­ Metropolitan Ilarion
  • Nabedrenik ­ Metropolitan Ilarion
  • Scuffia ­ Archbishop Michael
  • Kamilavka ­ Metropolitan Andrew
  • Gold Cross ­ Metropolitan Andrew
  • Archpriest ­ Archbishop Wasyly
  • Metropolitan’s Certificate ­ Metropolitan Wasyly
  • Jeweled gold Cross ­ Metropolitan Wasyly
  • Mitre ­ Council of Bishops

Pastoral Work:

  • Served the following Parishes:
  • * Roblin Manitoba District Parish
  • * Holy Trinity Metropolitan’s Cathedral in Winnipeg, MB
  • * St. Mary’s Sobor in Ottawa, Ontario
  • * St. Vladimir’s Sobor in Hamilton, Ontario
  • * Holy Trinity Metropolitan’s Cathedral in Winnipeg, MB (second time)
  • * St. John’s Cathedral in Edmonton, Alberta
  • * Yorkton Saskatchewan District Parish
  • * Roblin Manitoba District Parish
  • * St. Michael’s Parish in Edmonton, AB (current)
  • Served as an elected member of the Consistory Board of the UOCC for ten years.
  • Held Executive positions on the Eastern, Central and Western Eparchies.
  • Held Executive positions on the Parish Mission Districts.
  • During my assignment in Ottawa, St. Mary’s Sobor Church was built
  • Chaplain of National & Provincial CYMK
  • Member of the Order of St. Andrew since 1975, achieving the 5th Degree and organized the Yorkton, Saskatchewan Chapter
  • Member of USRL since 1972
  • Worked at the following Church Youth Camps:
  • * Ukrainian School Day Camp in Roblin
  • * Veselka Camp in Winnipeg
  • * Organized Ottawa’s Church Camp
  • * St. Sophia’s in Quebec
  • * Trident Camp-Crystal Lake in Canora
  • * Bar-V-Nok in Edmonton (Pigeon Lake)

 

  • Choir:
  • * Organized and directed Youth Choirs
  • * Directed Seniors Choirs and KYK Choir
  • * Organized and directed Clergy Choirs at Sobors and Conferences
  • * Organized and directed the 85 voice: “Roblin and District 2000 Millennium Choir”
  • * Current: Teaching and directing “Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival Choir” of Dauphin, Manitoba. This Choir was organized by Dr. Pavlo Macenko