The action "Sunday is the Holy Day" spreads wider


   Young people from different parts of Ukraine make photographs in front of their churches in order to testify to the importance of Sunday with God in their lives.
Novojavorivsk, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Hoshiv, Kyiv, Kamianets-Podilskyj are not the full list of cities and towns that already made time to join the action: “Sunday is the Holy Day”.

So that Mercy сan enter


   God always loves us unconditionally because mercy is his very nature. Said another way, because God is love, God is mercy. We almost know the words by heart because we have so often heard John’s story of the woman caught in adultery [JN 8:1-11]: “Has no one condemned you?”

His Beatitude Sviatoslav: "In order to exist and to act we are not obliged to ask someone’s permission"


   On February 12, the historical encounter between the Heads of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches took place. The last time such an encounter was held was around 1000 years ago. The result of this meeting was a commonly stated Declaration which had diverse reactions in Ukraine. Here, we offer some ideas expressed by the Head of the UGCC, Sviatoslav Shevchuk, in this regard.

PASTORAL LETTER on the occasion of the proclamation of the Holy Year of Mercy in the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church


   Dearly Beloved in Christ! Together with the Universal Church we are entering into a time of special grace -The Holy Year, which, according to the will of the Holy Father, Pope Francis, will last from 8th. December 2015 to 26th November 2016.
This year, which is also called an Extraordinary Jubilee Year, has been dedicated by the Pope to God's mercy.

Did You Know? 13 Facts From Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky’s Life


   From the discourse given by Bishop Borys Gudziak for the opening ceremony of the Summer School of 2015 "Social Thought of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky" in the Ukrainian Catholic University.

The monument to Metropolitan Andrey will be brought to Ivano-Frankivsk soon

   The sculpture of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytskyi, the main element of the future monument to the glorious figure of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, will be brought to Ivano-Frankivsk on 20 August. This was told by Deputy Director of the Department of Architecture and Urban Development Svitlana Losyuk during weekly operational meeting with the mayor.

Deacon Kašparů: The family in Babylonian Europe


   Prague (Czech Republic), 5 June 2015 – “If, on the one hand current families are disintegrating, on the other hand it is almost impossible now to form new families. The modern era has overcome all problems of distance without actually creating any closeness”, are the words with which Deacon Jaroslav Max Kašparů, psychiatrist and well-known lecturer, today opened the meeting of the Greek Eastern Catholic bishops in Europe being held in Prague (Czech Republic) until Sunday 7 June.

The Head of the UGCC met with the Prime Minister of Ukraine

On 28th of May, at Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv, took place a presentation of the historical Bishop’s breviary and missal of Ivan Boyarsky, the scribe dated from the XVII century, year 1632.
The Head of the UGCC expressed His condolences on the death of Sister Theodosia. "Chaplain – is a visible sign of God's power and grace for the military..." - the Head of the UGCC

UGCC Head on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross: “The Church invites all to approach the Cross as the source of truth and life”


   The Church invites all of its children not only to worship the Cross but also to approach it as a source of truth and life.
The Father and the Head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) stated this during the Pontifical Dicine Liturgy in UGCC Church of St. Andrew in Sidney (Australia).

UGCC bishops urge the faithful to continue fasting and to continually pray for peace in Ukraine


   “Our Christian conscience tells us … that we do not have the right to let our hands down. We should continue in praying and fasting. In this complicated time for our country, we beseech the Almighty for victory over the machinations of an outside aggressor and for peace on our land,” write the members of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC Kyiv-Halych Major Archbishopric in their “Appeal to the faithful and all people of goodwill” to continue on-going praying and fasting for peace in Ukraine.

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