Archbishop Wasyly Ladyka stands flanked by Bishop Andrew Roborecki on the left, and Bishop Isidore Borecki on the right, in front of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church, designed and built by Father Ruh, in its early stages of construction.
"Dear Father! This is how our church in St. Catharine’s is looking in a photo taken in July. Hoping you will be happy with it." Early stages in the construction of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church. The photo was sent to Father Ruh who designed the church.
Cross for the Top of St. Catharines Ukrainian Church. One of the six crosses which adorn the cupolas of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church which was designed by Father Ruh and begun in 1945.
Father Ruh celebrating Mass in the basement of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church which was designed and built by Father Ruh. He stands directly in front of the tabernacle. The other clergy are not identified.
Father Ruh, in a photo of eighteen clergy, is seated on the far left in the front row, next to Bishop Isidore Borecki who displays his bishop’s ring, as does Bishop Andrew Roborecki, seated second from the right, also in the front row.
"To our dear spiritual friend, Canon Philip Ruh, O.M.I. from the Botchar Family." Mary Botchar, nee Woroniak, a former and very devout parishioner from Cook’s Creek, Manitoba, with her husband and sons. Mary was instrumental in fund-raising for Father Ruh in Ontario in the fifties during his campaign to build the Lourdes Calvary and Grotto in Cook’s Creek.
In the spring of this year, former parishioners of Father Ruh, living by this time in southern Ontario, gathered for several teas to raise funds for what would be his final major project, the Calvary and Grotto in Honour of Our Lady of Lourdes in Cook’s Creek, Manitoba. Father Ruh is seated in the centre of the photo, smoking his pipe; Bishop Isidore Borecki, a long-time friend.
The location is either Toronto or St. Catharines, Ontario.