Research: Myroslaw Tataryn


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Myroslaw Tataryn
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Paul Bator Award

Canadian Catholic Historical Association



Gold Medal of the Governor General of Canada


Research Interests:

Eastern Christian theology in the contemporary context; Eastern Christians in Canada; Trinitarian theology and disability; Kenosis and a re-visioning of ecclesiology.

Research Activity:


Discovering Trinity in Disability: A Theology for Embracing Difference, co-authored with Maria Truchan-Tataryn. (Novalis, 2013). U.S. edition published by Orbis Press, 2014 (2014 Catholic Press Association Book Award Winner.

Book Chapters:

“Gaudium et Spes.” In Dokumenty Druhoho Vatykanskoho Soboru (1962-1965) [Documents of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965): Constitutions, Decrees, Declarations, Commentaries], edited by M. Petrovycz, et al (Ukrainian Catholic University: Lviv, 2014). 495-499.

“Čo je vychodna katolicka teologia?” In Vybrane otazky a perspektivy teologie vo vychodnych cirkvach zjednotenych s Rimom [Selected Questions and Perspectives on the Theology in the Eastern Churches United with Rome], edited by Simon Marinčak. (Košice: Subor Študii, 2014). 475-487.

“Canada’s Ukrainian Catholics and Vatican II: A Guide for the Future or Struggling with the Past?” In Vatican II: Expériences canadiennes - Canadian Experiences, edited by Michael Attridge, Catherine Clifford and Gilles Routher. (Ottawa: U Ottawa Press, 2011). 239-252.


“Building an Orthodox Eco-Theology: Bulgakov’s Sophiology.” Sobornost’ 35:1-2 (2013) 52-63.

“The Eastern Catholic Churches and the paradox of Vatican II” International Journal for the Study of the Christian Church 13 (2013) 83-95.

“Holiness and Healing: Rejoicing in our Creatureliness.” Logos 53:3-4 (2012) 287-298.

“Beyond Borders: Planting Seeds of Conscientization and Social Transformation” with Olena Huzar and Maria Truchan-Tataryn. International Journal of New Trends in Arts, Sports & Science Education 1 (2012) 231-239.


Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective. By Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz, eds. For Logos 53 (2012): 1-2, 118-120.

Modes of Religiosity in Eastern Christianity: Religious Processes and Social Change in Ukraine. By Vlad Naumescu. For Logos 51 (2010): 3-4, 407-411.

Conference presentations, public lectures, seminars:

“Trinity and Disability” Trinity in an Age of Fluidity. Metropolitan Andrew Sheptystsky Institute Study Days, USMC, 2015.

“Vatican II’s Call to Renewal: Re-visiting Sheptytsky’s 1942 Initiative for Re-union.” The Vatican II Decree on the Eastern Catholic Churches. Orientalium Fifty Years Later. Sheptytsky Institute and University of St. Michael’s College. Toronto. 2014.

“Foundations for an Eastern Christian Theological Anthropology” Inaugural Lecture for Masters Program in Theological Anthropology. Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine. 2014.

“Disability, Justice, and Normalcy.” Peace and Justice Studies Association Annual Conference. 2013.

“What is Eastern Catholic Theology? – Twenty years later.” Faculty of Theology. Ukrainian Catholic University. Lviv, Ukraine. Faculty Seminar. 2012.

“Bringing to Life the Decree on Eastern Catholic Churches.” Lecture: Faculty of Theology. Ukrainian Catholic University. Lviv, Ukraine. 2012.

“The Eastern Catholic Churches and the Paradox of Vatican II: Constructing an Ecumenical Ecclesiology.” Vatican II: For the Next Generation. Ottawa, 2012.

“Beyond Borders: From Cross-cultural Sensitization to Social Transformation.” Higher Education in Ukraine. On the 25th Anniversay of the Fulbright Program. Kyiv, Ukraine. 2012.

“Setting the Context.” Presentation at Diocesan Day of Reflection on “Pastoral Ministry to Young People with Same-Sex Attraction.” Waterloo, 2012.

“Trinity, Iconography and the Eastern Churches.” President’s Seminar. Sacred Heart University, CT. Annually 2011-15.

“Beyond Borders: Planting Seeds of Conscientization and Social Transformation” with Olena Huzar and Maria Truchan-Tataryn. North Cyprus. 2011.