Social Week of the UGCC

Friday, 23 October 2009, 18:02
From October 31 to November 6, 2009, in Kyiv, for the second time after the proclamation of independence, the Social Week of the UGCC will be held. The Social Week of the UGCC is a traditional public forum for the discussion of problems of society and to maintain Christian, religious, and human values.
From October 31 to November 6, 2009, in Kyiv, for the second time after the proclamation of independence, the Social Week of the UGCC will be held. The Social Week of the UGCC is a traditional public forum for the discussion of problems of society and to maintain Christian, religious, and human values. The theme of this year’s Social Week: Reconciliation as a Gift of God. Being based on the centenary tradition of similar events in the world, the Social Week of UGCC is called to bring attention to: the problems of education and science; people with the mental illnesses and imprisoned, orphans; to support those, who every day work on resolving social problems and to learn on their experience; to stimulate the conduction of research, discussions, and actions – individually and in a group, and also at the level of the state.

Deacon Ihor Shaban

Addition:

Third Social Week of the UGCC
RECONCILIATION AS A GIFT OF GOD

Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
National University Kyiv Mohyla Academy
October 31, Saturday Solemn inauguration of Third Public Week of the UGCC   15:00 – Conference: Andrey Sheptytskyj and Joseph Slipyj, as the associates of reconciliation and social responsibility   With the participation of the head of the UGCC, His Beatitude Lubomyr, Archbishop Ivan Yurkovych, Apostolic Nuncio in Ukraine, Chief Rabbi of Ukraine Yaakov Dov Bleich, and official representatives of other churches and religions. Congregational hall of the Staroakademichnyj building of the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy. November 1, Sunday 10:00 – Divine Liturgy with the participation of His Beatitude Lubomyr Husar  11:30 – Prayer for the glory of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytskyj  Church of Saint Basil the Great, Smirnova-Lastochkina Str. 7   12:00 – Action of solidarity Reconciliation today: on the way to social responsibility  (after the Liturgy, interested laity and guests will visit orphanages, nursing homes, and prisons) November 2, Monday  17:00-19:00 – Spiritual reflections on the theme of reconciliation. Conducted by Fr. Marco Blyaza, PhD, Jesuit, professor, pro-rector of Saint Boboli University (Warsaw).  Church of Saint Mikolay on Askol'd Grave  19:00 – presentation of a film about Sheptytskyj “Unprofitable Sheptytskyj” (entrance is free)  Small hall of the cinema theater “Cinema palace” (Instituts’ka Str., 1) November 3, Tuesday  17:00 – round table - Reconciliation between people and nations  With the participation of His Beatitude Lubomyr, the head of the UGCC, Victor Elenskyj (PhD of philosophy, president of the Ukrainian Association of Religious Freedom, leading researcher of the Institute of Philosophy of NANU), Oleksandra Gnatyuk (professor of the Warsaw University, leader of Department of Ukrainian Literature of the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Science, consultant on questions of culture and science of the Embassy of Poland in Ukraine), Oleksandra Hrytsenko (director of the Ukrainian center of cultural research, honored worker of the arts of Ukraine).  Congregational hall of the Staroakademichnyj building of the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy. November 4, Wednesday    10:00 – Visit to religious social centers of Kyiv of the confessions and religions of Ukraine  17:00 – round table: Presentation of the Social Projects of the Catholic Church  With the participation of Caritas-Drohobych, Renovabis (Germany), Church in Need (Germany), center against alcoholic dependence (Ivano-Frankivs’k), Pastoral-missionary department of UGCC, Center of Lay Leadership of UCU.  Church of Saint Basil the Great, Smirnova-Lastochkina Str., 7 November 5, Thursday  11:00 – Open lectures Confession, as a step to reconciliation and understanding  (Universities of Kyiv)   17:00 – round table: Education, as an instrument of reconciliation  With the participation of His Beatitude Lubomyr, the head of the UGCC, minister of education and science of Ukraine Vakarchuk, Ivan Oleksandrovych, and the youth of Kyiv.  Congregational hall of the Staroakademichnyj building of the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy.

Ihor Shaban, [email protected], 095 597 10 30

PUBLICATIONS

Tragedy confronts our thoughts as to the value of life05 October

The recent tragic loss of life and well-being in Las Vegas and from the terrorism act in Edmonton, Canada, preceded by the loss of life and major...

MEDIA
Prev Next