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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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The unsung heroes of Ukraine

The world is oblivious to what is happening in Ukraine – Russia has been waging an undeclared war over the past 4 years since the Revolution of Dignity and the ousting of Russian backed President Victor Yanukovych. The Ukrainian army ...

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Dr. Kania: A State of Disunion

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

Part I Joseph Heller’s novel Catch 22, tells the tale of a United States Air Force bombardier in World War II, John Yossarian, who defines as his enemy anyone who is attempting to kill him. Armed with this definition of ...

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Bishop Peter’s Christmas message

Bishop Peter

Христос Рождається!  Christ is Born! Christmas, thebirth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ, is really central to the life of our churchand indeed, to Ukraine and its culture. In one way it gives meaning to our Christian faith, but it also ...

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