Holy Father sent a letter to UGCC Head

Friday, 26 April 2013, 16:07
His Beatitude Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), Head of Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church received a letter from Holy Father Francis. The letter states: “I thank you sincerely for the greetings which you sent me in the name of the entire Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church on my selection for Peter’s throne.

His Beatitude Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), Head of Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church received a letter from Holy Father Francis. The letter states:  “I thank you sincerely for the greetings which you sent me in the name of the entire Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church on my selection for Peter’s throne.

I had the opportunity to meet the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic community in Argentina and remember with great pleasure our meetings in Buenos Aires and Your zealousness in the pastoral care of your flock.

I entrust Your entire Church to the care of the Blessed Virgin Mary and ask you to pray for me and for the service to which God has commissioned me.  I grant an Apostolic Blessing to You, the whole Synod of Bishops, priests, religious servants, and the entire Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church.”

Date of letter:  April 17, 2013

UGCC Department of Information

 

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