Culture. Accommodation.

St. John’s Institute is the cornerstone of an amazing living experience. We a non-profit charitable organization providing an affordable residence that offers a comfortable living environment in a facility originally established by our Ukrainian Orthodox community.

SJI is also a site for some of Edmonton’s best arts and culture events, and offers event room / meeting space rentals at very reasonable prices. Whether you’re a non-profit organization, an arts and culture group, an Edmonton-based business, a Ukrainian organization, or just looking for a space to rent, SJI can accommodate you!

Many thanks  to Theodora Harasymiw for creating the beautiful hand-crafted mosaic in SJI’s Krawford Courtyard. You can find more information on Theodora’s work here.

What We Offer


SJI is dedicated to promoting Edmonton’s arts and culture scene. We provide sponsorship and support for a number of local and national organizations and also host numerous arts and culture events in our facility throughout the year.


SJI offers an affordable housing option in a desirable location. Close to shopping centres, restaurants, and public transit, SJI is a place to call home when you’re away from home! Visit our Accommodation page for more information on our Bachelor, 2-bed, 3-bed, and 4-bed suites.

Board of Directors and Staff

Board of Directors, 2018-2019

  • Dr. Tania Mysak, Chair
  • Natalia Toroshenko, Vice-Chair
  • Bill Skorobohach, Treasurer
  • Ivan Lypovyk
  • Terry Tanasiuk
  • Myrna Kostash
  • Gladys Marie Magega
  • Richard Serna
  • Iris Ciona
  • Rev. Father Georg Podtepa, Chaplain

St. John’s Institute Staff


  • Racquel Torres, Operations Manager       


  • Carmelita Sanchez, Housekeeping

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