Home / Church and Life

Church and Life

Church and Life Articles

Bishop Peter’s Easter Message

Bishop Peter

Christ is Risen. Indeed He is Risen. My soul is consumed with longing for your law at all times. (Ps. 119:20) Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, In the 119th Psalm, we are reminded that God’s Law is a liberating ...

Read More »

Understanding Prayer

How to pray

The key to a relationship with God is to be united to the original divine relationship – the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. In other words it is a relationship with the Holy Trinity. In the old catechisms, ...

Read More »

Ukrainian Catholics are unique

“Ukrainian Catholics in their total faith experience are on a journey from birth till the entry into eternal life” – Bishop Peter /© catholicukes.org.au

Ukrainian Catholics look at life and God in a different manner to others. We experience church from another perspective as well. While we may all be Christians, or even Catholics, our approach to God and the church is unique. Perhaps ...

Read More »

Fr Aleksander Men (1935-1990)

Fr Aleksander Men

Fr. Aleksander Men was a Russian Orthodox priest, a biblical scholar and a very prolific writer, –  writes Bisop Peter in Church and Life. He was born in Moscow to a Jewish family. He was, however, baptised six months later ...

Read More »

History and facts about Holodomor

28 June 1953, Sydney, Australia:

On November 26, 1998, the president of Ukraine issued a decree that designated a National Day in Memory of the Victims of the Famine of 1932-33, that is to be marked annually on the fourth Saturday of November. On October ...

Read More »