The meeting of the co-ordinators of North American and Australia for the pastoral program the “Vibrant Parish a place to encounter the living Christ” was held in Edmonton at the Ukrainian Catholic Basilian House of Studies on 17-20th November 2014. The meeting was chaired by Most Rev. Ken Nowakowski, bishop of New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, and Head of the Implementation team, and assisted by Most Rev. Bohdan Danylo, Bishop of Parma, Ohio, USA, and Executive Director of the Implementation Team, Very Rev. Dr. Andrij Onuferko of Ottawa.
The annual meeting was attended by Eparchial Co-ordinators from the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchies in North America and Australia. The focus of this year’s meeting was on the introduction of a Pastoral Stewardship Hand Book, a review of the past year’s initiatives and preparatory work for the up-coming Patriarchal Sobor to be held in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine at the end of August 2015.
Bishop Peter Stasiuk represented the Australian Eparchy at the meeting. Very Rev. Brian Kelty is the Eparchial co-ordinator for Vision 2020.