Nasha Kasha 228- Father Josephat Jean

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It was quite common for a boy growing up in the region of Rimouski, Quebec in the 1880s to want to become a Catholic priest. But Francois Jean, would answer a calling to serve Ukrainian Catholics. He would join the Ukrainian rite. Along the way he would even change his given name to Josephat. Today, we bring you his story and the dream Ukrainian settlement he attempted to grow in Northern Quebec, and those who still live there.

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