Entries by Fr. Yuriy

Working towards Reconciliation and Healing with our Indigenous Brothers and Sisters

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 Today, through a series of pastoral letters to First Nations, Inuit, Métis, and the People of God in Canada, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) affirmed its ongoing commitment to renewing and strengthening relations with Indigenous Peoples at the national, regional, and especially the local level. Each of the distinct […]

The Head of UGCC offers condolences to the Turkish and Syrian people for the losses caused by the earthquake.

His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the Head and Father of the UGCC, sent condolences to the leaders of the Churches in Turkey and Syria over the losses caused by the deadly earthquake. The letters of condolence were sent to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Bishop Martin Kmetec, the President of the Turkish Bishops’ Conference, and the Catholic bishops of Aleppo, Syria. Amid the war provoked by Russian aggression against […]

The UGCC in Ukraine switches to a new calendar

From September 1, 2023, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Ukraine switches to a new style for fixed holidays while adhering to the current Paschalia. This was stated by the Father and Head of the UGCC, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, on the live broadcast of “Live TV,” announcing the decision of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC in Ukraine. From September 1, 2023, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic […]