Presentation of the UGCC Catechism to take place on 24 June

Friday, 17 June 2011, 12:50
24-25 June, an All-Church science-practical conference dedicated to a long awaited event in the life of our Church, namely presentation of the UGCC Catechism “Christ is our Easter”, will take place in Lviv. This unusual event was blessed by His Beatitude Sviatoslav. The UGCC Patriarchal Catechetical Commission and Catechetical-pedagogical Institute of the Ukrainian Catholic University are the main organizers of the event with an active support by the Lviv city council. A designated group has been working on the creation of the Catechism for almost 10 years. The book consists of three main parts: “Belief of the Church”, “Prayer of the Church” and “Life of the Church.” His Beatitude Sviatoslav, who is the author and coordinator of the third part “Life of the Church”, will present the UGCC Catechism on 24 June. Following the event, a press-conference will take place, - reported the Patriarchal Catechetical Commission.
24-25 June, an All-Church science-practical conference dedicated to a long awaited event in the life of our Church, namely presentation of the UGCC Catechism “Christ is our Easter”, will take place in Lviv. This unusual event was blessed by His Beatitude Sviatoslav. The UGCC Patriarchal Catechetical Commission and Catechetical-pedagogical Institute of the Ukrainian Catholic University are the main organizers of the event with an active support by the Lviv city council. A designated group has been working on the creation of the Catechism for almost 10 years. The book consists of three main parts: “Belief of the Church”, “Prayer of the Church” and “Life of the Church.” His Beatitude Sviatoslav, who is the author and coordinator of the third part “Life of the Church”, will present the UGCC Catechism on 24 June. Following the event, a press-conference will take place, - reported the Patriarchal Catechetical Commission.   The participants of the conference (from the USA, Canada, Russia, Poland, Brazil, Serbia, Portugal and many regions of Ukraine) will concentrate their attention on the content of the Catechism, as well as on practical aspects of its implementation into the life of the Church. The presentation will take place within the program commemorating 10th anniversary of the Blessed John Paul II’s visit to Ukraine and beatification by him of the 27 new Greek-Catholic martyrs.   26 June in the church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Lviv, Sykhiv district), a Pontifical Divine Liturgy will be celebrated. Secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church, Archbishop Nicola Eterovych, will address the faithful present at the Liturgy.   27 June Archbishop Nicola will present in Lviv Holy Spirit Seminary a document entitled “Word of God” (“Verbum Domini”), which was translated by the Patriarchal Catechetical Commission. Archbishop Nicola will also participate in the press-conference presenting the work on the new evangelization.  

Reported to the UGCC Information Department

Oxana Boiko

 
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