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  • 29 June 2019, 20:02 | Monitoring

    Seminarians of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary Engaged in Missionary Charitable Activities in North Carolina

    With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, a group of seminarians of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, who partnered with the Consistory Office of Christian Charity (under the leadership of Protodeacon Ihor Mahlay) traveled for over 750 miles from the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA to Waynesville, NC in order to deliver over 200 packages of diapers and clothing to the local North Carolina Haywood County.

  • 22 March 2019, 17:53 | Monitoring

    Sisters of St. Basil Stories Wanted

    Ninety years ago, three Sisters of St. Basil arrived in Philadelphia in response to the Church’s Call to serve the Ukrainian immigrants. Not knowing a word of English, these young Sisters (the oldest was 30-years-old) courageously and joyfully entered the New World to tackle the overwhelming needs of the Ukrainian immigrants. Many immigrant children were orphaned due to the frequent coal mining accidents in Western Pennsylvania. Others had no work because most were uneducated and spoke no English.

  • 15 February 2019, 15:11 | Monitoring

    Ukraine: More than a new pair of shoes

    I have always had a special love and passion for children. When I first heard about a mission trip to Ukraine, I immediately felt called to go. I saw no better way to spend my Christmas break than to share Jesus with orphans.

  • 7 January 2019, 20:40 | Monitoring

    How Catholic universities can manage themselves in society: thoughts from the Ukrainian Catholic University

    It is often not clear why Catholic universities exist, what distinguishes them from other universities. What happens when the salt loses its seasoning, in Biblical terms. How do you stay salty?

  • 29 December 2018, 14:46 | Monitoring

    Vernon, British Columbia-based mission supports youth in Ukraine, Moldova

    This year Mission Eurasia aims to raise $20,000 to hold two camps for both youth and teens in July 2019. Nick Tishenko, the Vernon-based Canadian executive director of Mission Eurasia, and board secretary Lydia Chirkoff have seen first-hand the impact charitable donations have on youth living in the former Soviet Bloc. The ongoing military conflict in the eastern reaches of Ukraine has fractured families, shot down planes, displaced more than three million people and claimed more than 10,500 lives in the War in Donbass alone.

  • 17 December 2018, 08:38 | Monitoring

    For Illinois doctor, medicine opens doors to the Gospel in eastern Ukraine

    For 23 years, Randy Oliver worked exclusively in the United States as a family physician. But a medical missions conference changed the course of his life. Over the past decade, the Illinois doctor has gone on multiple mission trips to treat patients and share the Gospel, including trips to Ukraine and Uganda this year.

  • 12 December 2018, 10:54 | Monitoring

    Salvation Army partnership by a UK-based church group going strong in Ukraine after 24 years

    An international partnership set up in the 1990s by a Bournemouth, UK-based church group has continued to provide support for people in need.

  • 28 November 2018, 09:21 | Monitoring

    Kyiv orchestra brings mission to Texas on its 13th North American tour

    The mission of the Kyiv Symphony Orchestra and Chorus is bigger than the music it will present Tuesday when the group performs at Trinity Episcopal Church in Longview, Texas. It aims is to use the sacred classics to introduce the gospel to the country of Ukraine and the world, and feed over 515 widows every week along the way. Much of the music the group performs is based around classical spiritual music by Bach and Beethoven, for instance, but there also are African and African-American spirituals.

  • 26 November 2018, 11:21 | Monitoring

    Ukrainians are among container ship seafarers served by Pacific Seafarers Mission at US's second-largest container port

    About 2,000 ships that can be as long as four football fields each, and carry 9,000 or more 40-foot containers, enter the Port of Long Beach every year, each vessel with fewer than 25 crew members. The crew, who have been 15 to 20 days crossing the Pacific from Asia, are in port less than 24 hours, and without visas or a chaperone trusted by the government, they must stay aboard ship.

  • 22 October 2018, 17:18 | Monitoring

    Kyiv. Teaching mission a success

    Arriving at the Charlotte Douglas Airport at 3:30 P.M. for a 6:30 P.M. flight to Munich, I flew all night landing there at 7 a.m. on Sept. 22. The layover was five hours, so we boarded at 12:30 p.m. and arrived at the Boryspil Airport in Kyiv at 3:30 p.m. As usual, I was met by my friend Vitaly Shulga, who took me to the Kyiv Regional Bible College which is on the same campus as Church of the Gospel, a Ukrainian Baptist Church in the suburb of Vyshneve, a growing city of about 100,000.

  • 23 July 2018, 14:41 | Monitoring

    US-funded Ad Gentes Ukraine Teaching Mission serves hundreds of Ukrainian Catholic University students

    In spending a month of the summer dedicated to English instruction, a team of 12 teaching volunteers from the United States went beyond language barriers or simply cultural exchange to improve language levels and English understanding in Lviv region.