Bryan Bayda

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Bryan Joseph Bayda CSsR (born August 21, 1961 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is the bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Saskatoon. Bayda was born in Saskatoon on August 21, 1961. Upon completing high school at St. Vladimir’s College Minor Seminary in Roblin, Manitoba, he pursued studies at the University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy in 1982 and a Master of Divinity in 1987. Further studies included a Bachelor of Education from the University of Manitoba in 1990 and a Diploma in Eastern Christian theology from the Sheptytsky Institute in Ottawa in 1997. Pope Benedict XVI appointed Bayda as the Catholic Ukrainian Eparchial Bishop of Saskatoon on May 2, 2008.