Category: Patriarchate News

Head of the UGCC on the Annunciation: Rejoice, Do not be afraid, Nothing is impossible for God – God’s message to the Church, people, and world

Head of the UGCC on the Annunciation: Rejoice, Do not be afraid, Nothing is impossible for God – God’s message to the Church, people, and world

If today, by the example of Our Lady, we create the space in our lives for God’s action, rest assured that we will experience in our personal and church life that there is nothing impossible for God. Today, on the day of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Father and Head of the Ukrainian […]

His Beatitude Sviatoslav to youth on Palm Sunday: Dare to dream! Dream big! Desire greatness!

His Beatitude Sviatoslav to youth on Palm Sunday: Dare to dream! Dream big! Desire greatness!

“Invite Christ into your dreams! Be certain that he will help. Jesus Christ has already conquered our greatest fear and given us himself as a limitless source of hope and life. On this day of our Lord’s Entry into Jerusalem, open to Him the full expanse of your heart. In receiving our Saviour into your […]

COVID-19: Help the Church serve the needy

COVID-19: Help the Church serve the needy

The UGCC encourages prayer and acts of charity to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to overcome its effects. Many people ask: how can I help? One way is to make a voluntary donation that will help the Church serve anyone who needs it. You can make a donation at this link: www.mudrasprava.fund/pages/ugccdonation Today, Ukrainians, and […]

Head of the UGCC: We are facing difficult times and now we need to think about how we can serve those who are in greatest need

Head of the UGCC: We are facing difficult times and now we need to think about how we can serve those who are in greatest need

Many families who cannot work today simply do not have the means to live. We are facing difficult times of great economic hardship and of our state building. The Father and the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said this during his sermon to the faithful at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection in […]

Easter Pastoral Letter of his Beatitude Sviatoslav

Easter Pastoral Letter of his Beatitude Sviatoslav

Most Reverend Archbishops and Bishops,Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers,Venerable Brothers and Sisters in Monastic and Religious Life, Dearly Beloved Laity in Christ of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church Christ is Risen! When those bound by chains in the realm of Hades Saw Your boundless mercy, They hastened to the light with joy, O Christ, Praising the […]

Head of the UGCC: Master, turn the hand of our doctors into Your healing hand

Head of the UGCC: Master, turn the hand of our doctors into Your healing hand

“Jesus, in this period of fear, confusion and uncertainty, as well as our little faith, come and heal us, take us by the hand. Turn the hand of our doctors into Your healing right hand, which saves us from weakness, from sin and death. Master, we believe, but help our unbelief,” said the Head of […]

His Beatitude Sviatoslav: New challenges need new answers, even in the ways of praying

His Beatitude Sviatoslav: New challenges need new answers, even in the ways of praying

Today, it is so important for us to understand that we do not believe in rituals or ceremonies, but in the Living God, whom we embrace in our prayer. The Father and Head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, expressed this opinion today during the Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection […]

Staying at home we still remain Christ Church, – bishop Yosyf Milyan

Staying at home we still remain Christ Church, – bishop Yosyf Milyan

“Pandemic is one of the ways to test our endurance and loyalty to God. Therefore, it is so important to direct all our strength, both physical and mental in right streams”, said bishop-auxiliary of Kyiv archeparchy Yosyf Milyan during an online meeting with users of social networks on March 26, 2020. According to the bishop, […]

The UGCC is ready to help in the fight against the coronavirus threat, His Beatitude Sviatoslav

The UGCC is ready to help in the fight against the coronavirus threat, His Beatitude Sviatoslav

March 26, 2020 Father and Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church His Beatitude Sviatoslav met with the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal’ at the premises of the Government Building of Ukraine During the meeting, the Prime Minister of Ukraine thanked the Head of the UGCC for understanding the situation and important decisions in […]

Praying online, not kissing Plashchanytsia, serving outside on Easter Day – The Head of the UGCC gave advice for worship during Holy Week and Easter

Father and Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, on numerous requests from the bishops of the Church, explained how to serve Holy Week’s and Easter services during the Covid-19 pandemic.  It is important to note that the UGCC is a global Church that is present on all continents. Therefore, the advice […]