Difficult but Important

Our Ukrainian community inAustraliais very diverse. There are two main churches, Ukrainian Catholic and Ukrainian Orthodox. There are various Ukrainian “Hromadas” (communities) as well as many Ukrainian organisations.  Some organisations are purely local; some operate on a state level, others ...

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A Word to the Wise

Something very interesting is emerging in the Ukrainian Catholic Church and in many churches around the world.  People are starting to pay special attention to the details about their own funerals and what is to happen to their properties after ...

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Is Your Marriage going well?

It seems that a lot of people study various aspects of marriage.  That is a good thing.  They do reveal a lot of very interesting observations about the health of marriage relationships.  I will share some recent research about signs ...

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It is still acceptable to be anti-Catholic

In today’s world everyone and everything has rights and respect.  Whether it is whales, possums or even the Taliban; all except it seems, the Catholic Church.  It is still quite acceptable in polite circles to be anti-Catholic and to engage ...

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We are a Liturgical People

We are Christians.  The very centre of our life is Jesus Christ.  It is the Christ who is risen and present today through the Holy Spirit.  Because we are Christians we must worship God.  We became Christians through our Baptism ...

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Confusion about Salvation

How often have you been asked “are you saved”?  This is a question which needs an answer from each of us.  This question would usually come from a fundamentalist protestant.  We, Ukrainian Catholics, do not look at God and salvation ...

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