“On the occasion of the Baptism of Rus-Ukraine, one more lamp of the faith of Prince Volodymyr will shine,” His Beatitude Sviatoslav
To come to the blessing of the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in order to rejuvenate one’s own lamp of faith urged all the Head of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church His Beatitude Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) in his message from the Left bank of Dnipro.
“Here, on the holy Kyiv hills, on the banks of the famous Dnipro river, one feels in a special way the depth of the Ukrainian soul and the broadness of the Ukrainian world. Here on the occasion of the celebration of the Baptism of Rus-Ukraine, one more lamp of the faith of Prince Volodymyr will be lit. As light from light, our Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ will be blessed. It is the heart of our Church,” emphasizes the Church Primate in his video.
His Beatitude Sviatoslav invites all believers to attend this feast in order to renew one’s personal lamp of faith.” “Christ teaches: “I am the Light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but have the light of life,” concludes the video the Primate of the Church.”
A reminder: the blessing of the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ will take place on July 16-18, 2013 in Kiyv. An exact program of the UGCC All-Church Pilgrimage to the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ can be found here.
UGCC Department of Information