ABOUT CANDLES AND LIGHT

Light is ever changing, and our spirits change along with it.
A small Ukrainian Orthodox community celebrates their faith amid candles.
Candles light the darkness, elevate our spirits, and warm our souls, and for Vancouver's Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox community, they are ever present in their weekly services.

 

Triptych.jpg
Inside the cathedral’s chapel, Father Roman Tsaplan reviews some notes before the service. Outside, people of all ages gathered with their candles in the street. Last March, Vancouver's Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral held a candlelight prayer vigil to collect donations for those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Praying.jpg
As night fell on Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, the candlelight created a peaceful atmosphere for the prayers. Ted Cholod, seen here in the centre, attended the vigil with his son, Michael, and Elena Edwards, a friend. 
EasterMass.jpg
Inside the cathedral’s chapel, Father Roman Tsaplan reviews some notes before the service. Outside, people of all ages gathered with their candles in the street. Last March, Vancouver's Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral held a candlelight prayer vigil to collect donations for those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Girl.jpg
Candles.jpg
Inside the cathedral’s chapel, Father Roman Tsaplan reviews some notes before the service. Outside, people of all ages gathered with their candles in the street. Last March, Vancouver's Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral held a candlelight prayer vigil to collect donations for those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Outside, people of all ages gathered with their candles in the street. Last March, Vancouver's Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral held a candlelight prayer vigil to collect donations for those affected by the
Table.jpg
As night fell on Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, the candlelight created a peaceful atmosphere for the prayers. Ted Cholod, seen here in the centre, attended the vigil with his son, Michael, and Elena Edwards, a friend.