Metropolitan Michael Bzdel with his back to the camera while visiting the SSMI, Sister Servants of Mary Immaculate, in Montreal, Quebec. The Metropolitan visited the SSMI on his way to Rome. September 28, 1994.
Archbishop Wasyly Ladyka, OSBM, second bishop of the Ukrainian Catholics in Canada. Fathers Ruh and Ladyka worked together as missionaries in Alberta between 1913 and 1920, and then in Manitoba for thirty years. Until Bishop Ladyka’s death in 1956, Father Ruh served as his confessor.