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Asbestos to be removed from church

Ukrainian Church Perth

Back in the 1950s when many of our churches were built, asbestos was a very popular building product. It was fire proof and a very good insulator. The old timers tell of stories about how left-over asbestos was spread over ...

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Huge Crowds for Christmas Celebrations

Christmas in Melbourne

The priests of our Eparchy have reported that church attendance this Christmas was better than they had seen in a number of years. For that we thank God. This year Christmas fell on a Sunday. In Victoria, Saturday’s heat wave ...

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It all started in Geelong

Carols Geelong

The singing of Ukrainian Christmas carols is a very ancient practice. It is a defining moment of our Ukrainian culture. Our parish in Geelong can take credit that in Australia, about 10 years ago, they united a number of choirs ...

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The Feast of Pokrova In Newcastle Parish

Fr Paul Berezniuk Newcastle

The feast of Pokrova or Protection of Theotokos ‘God-bearer’ Mother of God, is one of the most beloved feast days of Ukrainian Catholic and Orthodox people. At the invitation of the Parish priest, Fr Paul Berezniuk, Tatiana Zachariak and Anna ...

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First Solemn Holy Communion in Perth

First Solemn Holy Communion in Perth /©catholicukes.org.au

On Sunday, 1 st October 2017, four children made their First Confession and Solemn Holy Communion at St. John the Baptist Church in Perth. We congratulate Matsiyovska Inna, Lipinska Christina, Diachenko Marianna, Maciyovskyy Svyatoslav and wish them and their families ...

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Let the little children come to me!

Solemn Holy Communion

On Sunday, 1 st October 2017, 18 children made their First Confession and Solemn Holy Communion in ss Peter and Paul’s Cathedral in North Melbourne. The church was very crowded with both levels of seating filled to almost capacity. Preparations ...

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The Funeral of Father Danylo Novak

The Funeral of Father Danylo Novak

Fr Danylo Novak was called to his eternal reward on Friday 18th August 2017 in Brisbane. His funeral service was conducted in The Protection of the Mother of God Church where he had lived and served for many of his ...

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Ukrainian Basilians Celebrate

Bishop Peter during his visit to Brazil / catholicukes.org.au

Ukrainian Basilian Order as we know it today are found in 1617. Various independent monasteries were united into a single religious congregation which was called the Order of St. Basil the Great (OSBM). St. Josaphat and Metropolitan Joseph Rutsky were ...

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Fr. Danylo Novak passed away aged 88

On Friday 18th August, 2017, Fr Danylo Novak, from Brisbane, entered eternal life aged 88. Fr. Danylo Novak born 28.7.1929 in Kucura, former Jugoslavia, studied at Salesian House of Studies in the former Yugoslavia 1956-1959 and at the Pontifical Salesian ...

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