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Memorandum of the bishops of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the United States of America regarding of the COVID-19 pandemic

“Whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.” (Mt. 25, 40)   Dear clergy, religious, and faithful!   Responding to the outbreak of the global pandemic virus COVID-19, which has been spreading with lightning speed across … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Live-streaming Mercy conference

Sr Ann Laszok, OSBM sent the below note. Please take advantage of the opportunity to delve deeper into your faith by attending the Saturday conference which is conveniently streamed online. Glory to Jesus Christ! Not only will we be Live … Continue reading

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Patriarch Sviatoslav on the Meeting of Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill

Below are excerpts from an interview with Patriarch Sviatoslav on the topic of the Cuban meeting of Pope Francis and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill. The full interview can be read in English here and in Ukrainian here. The joint declaration … Continue reading

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Great Fast Pastoral

2016 GREAT FAST PASTORAL OF THE UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC HIERARCHY OF THE U.S.A. TO OUR CLERGY, HIEROMONKS AND BROTHERS, RELIGIOUS SISTERS, SEMINARIANS, AND BELOVED FAITHFUL “Be merciful just as your Father is merciful.” (Luke 6:36) There is a story of a … Continue reading

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