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Bishop Peter’s Articles

Articles in both Ukrainian and English by Bishop Peter Stasiuk, Which have been published in Church and Life

Youth Ministry

Our young people do want to get involved / Photo: Matt Houston

We all talk about our need to work with youth in our community and church. I’m sure that our youth themselves, really appreciate what is already being done. We have active youth organizations, dance groups, choirs, schools, and church groups! ...

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The Mystery Of Ordination

The Sacraments of Ordination

If you look at the Sacraments of Ordination (Priesthood) and of marriage you will notice striking similarities. by Bishop Peter During the ceremony of ordination the soon to be ordained priest is lead around the altar three times, while the ...

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Fake Christians

Catholicism

The Pope has been very vocal about people who pay lip service to their Christian faith.  Recently in a very publicized statement Pope Francis said, “A person who thinks only about building walls, and not building bridges is not a ...

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Clergy Conference in Melbourne

The priests, deacons, and sisters of the Eparchy of Ss Peter and Paul gathered for a clergy conference in Melbourne from 5th to 9th December 2016. Twenty five attended from every parish in Australia and New Zealand. The structure of ...

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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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