Metropolitan Maxim Hermaniuk is seated at a banquet table in the Royal Alexandra Hotel with several others, including: Senator Paul Yuzyk at the left; Archbishop Maurice Baudoux left of Metropolitan Hermaniuk; Cecil Semchyshyn right of Metropolitan Hermaniuk; Premier Duff Roblin next right. c.1957.
Photo of the Ukrainian Catholic Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, with the schedule of the Mass on the back, and other information, including the address and phone number. In the English translation of Father Ruh’s autobiography, this church is incorrectly identified as having been designed by Father Ruh.
The series records the interest Metropolitan Maxim took in the spiritual and cultural life of Ukrainian youth in Canada. It traces the development of the youth program guided by the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Canada, the evolution of St. Nicholas School in Winnipeg, Manitoba, into the Immaculate Heart of Mary School, the history of St. Vladimir's College in Roblin, Manitoba, and the emergence of Ukrainian Park, in the decades of Metropolitan Maxim's influence.
The series includes records of the efforts made to aid Ukrainians in Europe displaced by the Second World War. He helped organize the Committee's publication, Visti, with the aim to bolster the spiritual, social, and nationalist life of the refugees. Metropolitan Maxim's work in Belgium in aid of those dispossessed, continued from his new home in Canada.
The series includes the theses written by Metropolitan Hermaniuk in 1947, as well as his contributions to newspapers and periodicals such as Visti, Obnova, Voice of Christ, Lover of Mankind, P.B. Louvain, Logos, Postup/Progress, the New Catholic Encyclopedia, and various articles.