135 La Rose Avenue Etobicoke, Ontario Canada M9P 1A6
Telephone: 416-244-5333
Fax: 416-249-5204

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St. Demetrius Church
135 La Rose Ave.

St. Demetrius the Great Martyr Parish
135 La Rose Ave.
Etobicoke, ON M9P 1A6

Telephone: 416-244-5333

Fax: 416-249-5204





St. Demetrius Church Information

Altar Boys: Sub-Deacons Greg Dutkiewicz and Myron Dyczok – 416-244-5333

Church Bazaar: Church Office – 416-244-5333

Children’s Activity Program: Luba Slavatynska – 416-244-5333

Children’s Choir: Lana Lysogor – 416-244-5333

Club La Rose: Betty Dobko – 416-244-5333

Kitchen Group: Church Hall Kitchen – 416-249-2986

Marriage Preparation: Amanda Maternicki – 416-244-5333

Spiritual Enrichment Program: Church Office – 416-244-5333

St. Demetrius Women’s Circle (SDWC):

Ukrainian Catholic Women’s League of Canada (UCWLC): Nika Goutor – 416-244-5333

Ushers: Roman Kinasz and Andriy Chomyn – 416-244-5333

Volleyball: Paula Lytwyn – 416-242-2235 – and Nick Minichillo – 416-245-0232

Yavir School of Ukrainian Dance: Krista Samborsky – 416-243-3072

Telephone Numbers for Other Information

St. Demetrius Catholic School: 416-393-5384

Yavir School of Ukrainian Dance: 416-243-3072

St. Demetrius Kitchen: 416-249-2986

St. Demetrius Seniors Residence: 416-243-9051

Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre (UCCC): 416-243-7653

Application to Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre (UCCC): 416-626-2222

Hours of Operation

Parish Office Hours

  • Mondays to Fridays – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Fr. Ivan Palisa Office Hours

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays – 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • By appointment only

Divine Liturgies

St. Demetrius Church

  • Mondays to Saturdays – 8:30 a.m. (Ukrainian)
  • Saturdays Vigil Liturgy – 5:00 p.m. (English)
  • Sundays – 8:30 a.m. (Ukrainian), 10:00 a.m. (English), and 11:30 a.m. (Ukrainian)
  • Church is opened every day at 8:00 a.m.
  • Sundays livestream Divine Liturgy 8:30 a.m. (Ukrainian) and 10:00 a.m. (English) – available online until Mondays – YouTube link

On Sundays, we invite all our Parishioners and visitors for a time of fellowship in the Church Hall following the Liturgies.

Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre (UCCC)

  • Sundays and Feast Days – 11:00 a.m.


  • Sundays at the beginning of every Divine Liturgy
  • Saturdays at the beginning of every 5:00 p.m. Vigil Liturgy

Sacraments of Baptism or Marriage

  • Please contact the Church Office for requirements
  • Do not book a hall until all marriage requirements are met

Sacrament of the Sick

  • Please contact the Church Office

Church Services

Please register with the Parish before seeking any sacraments or any other services. Registration forms are available in the Narthex, in the Parish Office, and online.

For information on baptisms, weddings, funerals, or sacraments, feel free to send us an email or fill out this contact form.

Remember “St. Demetrius Parish” in Your Will.

Stay in Touch

If you would like to request any intentions, such as health or for the departed, please don’t hesitate to call the Parish Office. You may also send requests for prayers by email. If you need to speak to a Priest for counselling, our phone lines are open.

Call for Volunteers

If you would like to volunteer at our Parish, please fill out our online volunteer form. Thank you!

Church Donations

Please consider making a donation or payment using the button below. You can pay through PayPal or by Debit/Credit Card. Use the dropdown menu to choose your selection. Liturgy intentions are stipends and are not issued tax receipts; only donations receive tax receipts. For instance, to request a Liturgy intention, first enter the amount and method of payment, then press donate to enter the details. Please write a brief description or provide the name for the intention where it says “Write a note” before entering your payment details. When making a donation in “Memory of”, please provide the name of the deceased under “Instructions from buyer”. Thank you!

Щоб скласти свої добровільні датки, просимо натиснути жовту кнопку “Скласти Пожертву”. Ви можете це зробити за допомогою PayPal або кредитної картки. Якщо подаєте прохання про молитву/намірення на Службу Божу, перш ніж вводити платіжні дані, прохання стисло описати ваше намірення, або подати ім`я/імена де написано “Написати замітку”. Щиро дякуємо!

Pre-Authorized Debit

You may also consider arranging a Pre-Authorized Debit for regular offerings. Just download this form, fill in the required information, and mail it to the Parish with a void cheque from your bank.

Become a Member

If you regard St. Demetrius as your Parish, then you should become an official member by filling out a registration form. There are no registration fees. Here are some reasons to register: If you need any administrative assistance, membership saves you time; you may join any Parish Organization or the Parish Council; you will receive our Parish Calendar free of charge and other mail-outs we do during the year. Also, you will be given a set of donation envelopes, so that any donations you make will qualify for an income tax receipt.

Social Media


For the latest livestream video, please visit our YouTube page.

We only livestream: Sundays 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m(available online until Mondays)


For the latest news from our Parish, please visit our Facebook page.


For the latest news from our Parish for events and event-related news, please visit our Instagram page.