François Provençal is a military Training Development officer originally from Plessisville, Québec.
After Theological studies (B.Th and M.Th) and Seminary time (1988-1992) in Québec city. He served as a Canadian Forces Chaplain from 1998-2007. After many postings across Canada ,he was posted to Edmonton in 2013. He was deployed in Bosnia in 1999. He was awarded the Queen Diamond Jubilee medal in 2012. He completed a L.Th in Eastern Christian Studies at St-Paul University in 2013.
Sub-deacon François was ordained to the diaconate on Sunday, Sept 11th 2022
Exaltation of the Holy Cross Ukrainian Catholic Parish is one of many Ukrainian Catholic Churches in Edmonton, across Alberta, and throughout the world.
In particular we are part of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton.