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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

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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INDIFFERENCE

Pope Francis has recently written a letter to people of good will about world peace and justice. He claims that the biggest obstacle to peace is the fact that there is so much indifference in the world. He says that ...

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What Is Freedom?

Almost everywhere you turn these days, you hear people talking about a new way of doing things. The old ways, especially anything that has to do with Christians or churches is seen being out of touch. So many people see ...

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Is Your Faith Personal or Communal?

This is a very important question. How each one of us answers this question may determine the future of our community and may even affect our own salvation. Yes, this is a very far reaching question. Our faith comes from ...

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Each Language Has Its Own Culture

In Papua New Guinea there are over 800 local languages. There are also in fact over 800 local cultures. Every language in the world carries or creates a distinctive culture. You can say that there are as many distinctive cultures ...

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