Parish Life Archives

Prayer in Our Parishes and in Our Families

Download the bishop’s letter in English  Завантажте лист єпископа українською мовою Download the bishop’s daily prayer page / Завантажте щоденну молитовну сторінку єпископа October 10, 2018 OUT-2018-358 To Our Clergy, Hieromonks and Brothers, Religious Sisters, Seminarians and Beloved Faithful Prayer in … Continue reading

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Florensky’s On Friendship

Fr. Pavel (Paul) Florensky’s The Pillar and Ground of the Truth: An Essay in Orthodox Theodicy in Twelve Letters is going for $60 and up. Way up! Attached is a PDF of the chapter from it we’re reading for the … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Special Appeal

Bishop Benedict is launching a fundraising planning study in cooperation with the Stewardship Committee and their consultants, the Steier Group. The study will help the eparchy test the case for Bishop Benedict’s Special Appeal and gather information necessary to conduct … Continue reading

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Bishop responds to “Scandalous and Unacceptable Situation”

August 24, 2018 Glory Be to Jesus Christ! My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Last year having started my episcopal ministry in the United States I encountered a new culture and religious situation, in particular relating to the Catholic … Continue reading

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2018-2019 Catechesis Schedule

Classes for every age are available in English and Ukrainian! St. Stylianos: Nursery St. Lubov’/Love: Early Childhood St. Nadia/Hope: Children St. Vera/Faith: Teens St. Sophia: Adults St. Volodymyr: Ukrainian-speaking OPEN HOUSE FEBRUARY 24, 2019 (MEATFARE SUNDAY) Adults are taught by our clergy. … Continue reading

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Bishops call Christian families to morning and evening prayer

PASTORAL OF THE UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC HIERARCHY OF THE U.S.A. “CALL TO PRAYER IN OUR FAMILIES” To Our Clergy, Hieromonks and Brothers, Religious Sisters, Seminarians and Beloved Faithful ПАСТИРСЬКЕ ПОСЛАННЯ ЄРАРХІВ УКРАЇНСЬКОЇ КАТОЛИЦЬКОЇ ЦЕРКВИ В СПОЛУЧЕНИХ ШТАТАХ АМЕРИКИ НА  “ЗАКЛИК ДО … Continue reading

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Welcome Bishop Venedykt!

Your Excellency Bishop Benedict, It is with great honor and pleasure that we, St. Sophia Parish Community, welcome you as the new head of the eparchy of Chicago. Your appointment as the fifth bishop of St. Nicholas Eparchy, after a … Continue reading

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Welcome Bp. Venedykt!

His Excellency Msgr. Venedykt (Valery) Aleksiychuk, M.S.U. has been appointed as the Bishop of the Eparchy of Saint Nicholas of Chicago for Ukrainians. Active in children’s and youth ministry, monastic spirituality and reform, liturgy, psychology and spirituality, His Excellency has a … Continue reading

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Excerpts: Encyclical on Danger of Gender Ideology

Read the full Encyclical on the Danger of Gender Ideology Prot. N. ВА 16/562 ENG. ENCYCLICAL OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS OF THE MAJOR ARCHBISHOPRIC OF KYIV-HALYCH OF THE UKRAINIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH CONCERNING THE DANGER OF GENDER IDEOLOGY Dearly Beloved … Continue reading

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In the Beginning…

Happy New Church Year! September 1st was the first day of the new liturgical year. A pious tradition of the Church holds that Jesus of Nazareth began preaching the good news of His mission on September 1st. When our Lord … Continue reading

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