These two photos show activities at the original Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, built in 1928. 1 – Father Zarsky and other priests gather with parishioners in the 1940s. 2 – A celebration in the Ukrainian Hall, date unknown. These booklets and concert programs are from various parish and Ukrainian community celebrations.
Father Zarsky served the Holy Ghost Ukrainian church in Sydney, NS from 1940 to 1971. For this, and his dedication to the parish, he is fondly remembered. This display unit contains: (top left) 1 - a photo taken of Fr. Zarsky at Sydney’s Abbass Studios; 2 - Fr. Zarsky’s calling card; (top right) 3 – a book certifying Fr. Zarsky’s studies in Lviv (a major city in present-day Ukraine), 1939; 4 – Fr. Zarsky’s certificate of Canadian citizenship;