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Bishop Peter: It is a Good Document

His Beatitude, Patriarch Sviatoslav ©ugcc.kiev.ua

On Thursday, 12th of December 2018, our Patriarch Sviatoslav issued a document called “God’s Word and Catechesis”. It is in fact a pastoral letter of our Synod which was written during the Synod of 2018 in Lviv, Ukraine. This document ...

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Dr. Kania: On Prayer – Part III

Prayer is one of the important manifestations of the spiritual life / Photo by: Tony D'Amico

Dead Souls (B) Yet that the individual seeks to meditate highlights that within this burgeoning market of meditation, there is an aboriginal element yearning within the most atheistic or agnostic man or woman which understands that they indeed have a ...

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Great and Holy Fast

The Great Fast - An Endeavor of Soul and Body

The 40 day preparation for the glorious feast of Pascha beginning on Clean Monday and ending on the day before Lazarus Saturday. Associated with this fast is the week of Cheesefare and the Great and Holy Week Fast, the week ...

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Dr. Kania: A State of Disunion (Part II)

Marriage is the most difficult area of pastoral work /© Matt Madd. Flickr

A cynic or perhaps better said, a realist, could quite plausibly add that the capacity of the Church to validly celebrate the Sacrament of Marriage has been significantly compromised since the disintegration of the family unit in the Western World; ...

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Bishop Peter: Prodigal son

Prodigal son

We all know the story of the prodigal son, (Luke 15:11-24) from the famous bible story. It’s actually a parable which Jesus himself told. As always Jesus’ stories always have a basis in reality, even in modern day reality, – ...

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