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Greetings to Catechists

Lviv, 7 September 2016. No. 16/045 To the Reverend Fathers, Reverend brothers and sisters, Catechists Glory To Jesus Christ! “… The most important virtue of a good catechist is to have deep religious beliefs and a high concept of holiness and ...

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Вл. Петро Стасюк звершив Чин поставлення на митрофорного протоієрея о. д-ра Тараса Барщевського

Підчас Божественної Літургії 19 вересня 2016 р. у домі Сестер Служебниць матері Анатолії владика Петро Стасюк звершив Чин поставлення на митрофорного протоієрея отця доктора Тараса Барщевського. Був зачитаний декрет Блаженнішого Святослава, який він офіційно проголосив на з’їзді катехитів України 21 ...

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Celebrations in Ardeer

The annual praznyk at the church of the Dormition of the Mother of God in Ardeer is legendary. As one of the speakers pointed out, you can immediately see that the church is absolutely clean, the yard is in good ...

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Elder Abuse Awareness Statement

Elder Abuse Statement

The following is a statement from the Australian Federation of Ukrainian organisations. ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS For some elderly people in our community, the words “I Will Take Care of You” are the most dangerous words they may ever hear. Most ...

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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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Fr. Zenon Racki named Archpriest

Woodville Parish Praznyk 2016

Sts. Volodymyr and Olha parish in Woodville, South Australia, celebrated their praznyk on Sunday, 31st July. As in all our parishes, each parish considers the feast day of their church a very important event. Days before the Sunday celebration, many ...

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The Perth Church was built 50 years ago

Perth Ukrainian Church Maylands Congregation

St John the Baptist Parish was actually started in 1952, three years after Ukrainians first came to Western Australia. For 14 years they were graciously hosted by Archbishop Redmond Prendiville in the Roman Catholic parishes in Perth. In 1965, with ...

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Parish Feast 2016

North Melbourne Praznyk 2016

SUNDAY, 10 JULY 2016 The parish feast day should be a time when we renew and strengthen our identity as a parish in the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Sts Peter and Paul. That is our place in the Church. 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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We belong to a church

we belong to a church

Article written Fr Brian Kelty Occasionally some people speak about the Church as if it is an exclusive social club (preferably for Ukrainians). Some priests even go so far as to question the presence of “English” clergy in our church. ...

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