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Celebrating Ukrainian Independence Day at Runnymede

Runnymede hosted a celebration in honour of Ukrainian Independence Day. The event was co-designed with Patient and Family Advisory Council member Marta Chomyn and featured a mass led by Father Ivan Palisa from St. Demetrius Ukrainian Catholic Church and Father Bohdan Sencio from St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral. The patients also enjoyed traditional Ukrainian music performed by music teacher Nadiya Korol and her students.

Runnymede’s Ukrainian patients (seated in front row) celebrated Ukraine’s Independence day with a special event.

Nadiya Korol and her students performed traditional Ukrainian folk songs for the patients.