Our Clergy

Very Rev. Proto-Preysbeter Fr. Mark William Gnutel

Fr. Mark William Gnutel was ordained to the Deaconate by His Grace Metropolitan Dr. Stefan Soroka on May 13th 1999 and to the priesthood by His Grace Metropolitan Michael Bzdel C.Ss.R. on June 29, 1999.  He graduated from St. Paul University in 1994 with a degree in Ecclesial and Civil Theology, as well; he has a Bachelor degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Winnipeg (1984).
He completed his seminary studies at Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary in Ottawa.  Prior to his ordination Fr. Mark was the Youth/Vocation Director for the Ukrainian Catholic Redemptorist Fathers, providing ministry opportunities for Young Adults.
After his first degree, Fr. Mark was employed as the Executive Director of Stradbrook Residential Services Inc., a service agency that provided life skills training and care to persons with intellectual disabilities.
He was born on Nov.1 1963, and is the only child of William and Dena Gnutel and was raised in Transcona, and attended St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church.  On the feast of the Transfiguration, August 6, 1994 also at St. Michael’s church he was married to Theresa Lynn Swintak.
Theresa was born in Flin Flon, and was raised in Dauphin and attended Holy Resurrection Parish.  Theresa attended Red River Community College and received her Diploma in Business Administration and Computer Programming and Analysis.  She has worked for many years in this capacity and currently is with the Great West Life Assurance Co. as a Systems Analyst.  Theresa is very involved with Fr. Mark’s ministry and has often lead scripture studies and presented at retreats and workshops with him.
Fr. Mark has served as Vocation Director, Youth Chaplain and currently is the representative member of the National Federation of Priests for the Archeparchy of Winnipeg.  He is also a consulter of the Archeparchial Preysbeteral Council.  He facilitated the Archeparchial Sobor that also set in motion many new initiatives for the Archeparchy.    In January 2011 Fr. Mark was elevated to the rank of Proto Preysbeter and Dean of Winnipeg of the Archeparchy.  Prior to St. Anne Parish he served as parish priest in the following areas.  Ethelbert/Winnipegosis Pastoral District 1999-2000, Gimli/Interlake Pastoral District 2000-2001, Holy Family Ukrainian Catholic Church, Winnipeg, 2001-2010.  He has been invited as the keynote speaker and facilitator for many retreats, missions and workshops.

 Rev. Fr. Archdeacon Stefan Tyrawski

Rev. Fr. Deacon Stefan TyrawskiArchdeacon Stefan Tyrawski was born on March 15, 1958 in Poland where he grew up, studied and worshiped in our Catholic Church. His vocation was inspired and guided by priests he knew in Poland, like Fr. Barwicki and Fr. Jaremin, and his brother priests here in the Archeparchy of Winnipeg.He came to Winnipeg in 1975 with his mother, sister and brother where he continued his high school, post secondary and deaconate education.  He is married to Maria, they were married October 1983. They have two children: Bohdan and Oksana.He was ordained a sub-deacon by His Grace, The Most Rev. Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk C.Ss.R. in November 1986 and as a deacon by His Excellency Bishop Myron Daciuk OSBM on December 14, 1986.  In November 2011 he was elevated to the rank of Proto Deacon, to mark his 25th anniversary of deaconal ministrySince his ordination he has served in many churches throughout the Archeparchy as an assigned deacon and as a parish administrator. These include Sts. Vladimir & Olga Cathedral, Protectress of B.V. M. in Rossdale, Sts. Peter & Paul in Thalberg, St. Demetrious in Ladywood, Holy Ghost in Winnipeg, Holy Eucharist in Selkirk, B.V.M in East Selkirk and Holy Trinity in Gonor, St. John the Theologian in St. Vital, Winnipeg and for the last 5 years the Descent of the Holy Spirit in Beausejour.  With the blessing of His Grace Metropolitan Lawrence, OSBM  as of Nov. 1, 2010 he has was appointed to St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church to serve with Fr. Mark Gnutel and will also serve once a month to the needs of the Sts. Peter & Paul parish in Thalberg, MB and Holy Cross parish in Elma, Manitoba.