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Author Archives: Bishop Peter Stasiuk

Born in Roblin, Canada Peter Stasiuk was ordained as a priest in 1967. In 1992 he was appointed as Bishop of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne and shortly after that was ordained as Bishop Peter Stasiuk CSsR DD of the Eparch of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne for Ukrainian Catholics in Australia and New Zealand. This year he celebrates his 20th year in Australia and over 45 years a priest.

Youth camps are well attended in 2018

Ukrainian Youth Camps

Over 450 people attended CYM and Plast Camps over the Christmas holidays. There were three camps open this year. One Plast camp at Colo River, just outside of Sydney, where about 80 people attended. There was another Plast camp at ...

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Bishop Peter: Don’t Give up on God

They promote less engagement in society and with friends and are in fact egocentric.

Christianity and the church are under attack. In Australia the recent euthanasia debate and the same sex marriage discussions have all put focus on religion itself. We live in a world of secularism where people are increasingly materialistic, and self-centred. ...

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Becoming a Welcoming Parish

Becoming a welcoming parish

Our vibrant parish programme (Vision 2020) is about half way through its planned mission. The essence of the programme is to have a pastoral plan, build community, build up the Kingdom of God, and to prepare the faithful for our ...

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A word from France

A word from France

On August 31st 2015, Archbishop Roland Minnerath of Dijon, France, spoke to our Ukrainian Catholic Synod in Ivano Frankivsk, Ukraine. I found him very interesting, in the sense that he comes from France, and while we all know that France ...

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Predicting Divorce

by Bishop Peter Stasiuk Divorce is a major problem in our society. Researchers say that the difference between a good marriage and divorce actually lies in communication. Happy couples communicate a lot and very well. They listen to one another, ...

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New Realities – New Evangelization

H.E. Msgr. Peter Stasiuk C.Ss.R. AOS Bishop Promoter, Australia     There is no doubt that the maritime world has changed in the last decade. We have bigger ships, fewer crew members, tougher economic times, less time for shore leave, ...

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What a family can do

  While I was in Canada last year, I heard about a very remarkable person. She had just turned 90. She was born two months premature and weighed very little at birth. She was born in 1922 in the days ...

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Easter Greetings

To the clergy, religious and faithful of the Eparchy of Ss. Peter and Paul  Christ is Risen, The celebration of the Resurrection of Christ is full of images – the empty tomb – the angel’s voice, “he is not here, ...

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Worship

Published in Church and Life (1848)28.3.2-13 – 24.4.2013 No 5 Worshiping God is at the centre of church life.  Everything else we do in or around the church i.e. teaching, volunteering, preaching, caring for the poor, giving money, cutting the ...

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