Christmas Greeting from Ardeer Parish

Ukrainian Catholic Church Ardeer Parish

Bishop Peter Stasiuk joining with father Zenon Chorkawyj and members of Ukrainian Catholic Church Ardeer Parish singing traditional Ukrainian Christmas carol “Во Віфлеємі нині новина” / There are news in Bethlehem today at The Dormition of the Mother of God War ...

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Fake Christians


The Pope has been very vocal about people who pay lip service to their Christian faith.  Recently in a very publicized statement Pope Francis said, “A person who thinks only about building walls, and not building bridges is not a ...

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Eparchy To Reflect On Modern Youth Culture

During the last clergy conference in December 2016 much time was devoted to the youth apostolate in our church. Those present stated that the priests, deacons, and sisters need to better understand the phenomenon of modern youth culture. We all ...

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Christmas in Victoria 2017

Bishop Peter

Christmas is a special occasion for Ukrainian Catholics around the world. Australia is no exception.  Our parishes have reported good attendance in many places. Some churches had standing room only. Young people and children came out in numbers. From Hobart ...

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Deacon Edward Kostraby elevated

On Saturday, 7th January 2017, during the Christmas Day Liturgy, Deacon Edward Kostraby was elevated to the rank of Archdeacon or Protodeacon by Bishop Peter Stasiuk. Archdeacon Edward was ordained a deacon on Sunday, 9th July 2000, at the Cathedral. ...

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Carols by Candlelight – 2016


Carols by candlelight was held on the lawns of the Ukrainian on Thursday, 15th of December at 7.00p.m. The carols by candlelight evening, now into its eight year, was attended by close to 200 people: priests, sisters, parishioner families and friends ...

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Christmas in New Zealand

Most Ukrainians in New Zealand have already celebrated Christmas on 25th December. At the foundation of the parish, the people voted to celebrate Christmas on the new calendar, except for the Mission in Christchurch which wanted to celebrate on 7th ...

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