It`s been a year since Russia launched a full scale invasion in Ukraine. We experienced a lot of suffering, a lot of sadness. The lives of young people who have sacrificed their lives on the altar of their homeland, defending the freedom of their country, have been taken. Many people suffer constantly. Many people have lost their homes, lost their loved ones. They went into the unknown. They are in a wonder. Many people were injured there. Many people mutilated, missing an arm, leg or other body parts. But there are also people of goodwill who rushed to help. Among them are the Knights of Columbus, our conferences in Poland, our Brothers, Knights in America, in the United States, who help each day through prayer, but also through humanitarian aid.
The President of the Mission, Father Petro Zharkovskii told the Metropolitan about the work of the Mission during the war and presented further plans. In turn, the bishop thanked the ministers for their work and blessed those present.
Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States, visits the western Ukrainian city of Lviv and blesses the people of Ukraine on behalf of Pope Francis.
On April 12 of 2022, the Supreme Knight Patrick E. Kelly visited Ukraine. Even though it was a brief visit, it was of great importance.
On the April 9, the representatives of the international catholic charitable organization Kirche in Not that since December 2011 has the status of the Papal Foundation, have come to Lviv with the working visit.
There come times in life when a heart full of gratitude turns to God: “Give thanks to the Lord because he is good, because his faithful love lasts forever” (Ps 118:1). Very often God, in order to show his goodness and grace, uses people whom he calls and chooses to build and spread the Kingdom of God on earth through their witness of faith.
At the invitation of the Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski and Congregation of the Sisters Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary (SCTJM) from 8 to 10 June, Archbishop Mieczysław Mokrzycki took part in the Third International Congress in honor of the Heart of Jesus and Mary entitled "Be not afraid to be the saints and apostles of the third millennium ".
The Vincentian Family organizes a pilgrimage to the tomb of the Blessed Martha Weicka in Sniatyn the eighth year consecutively. More than 1000 pilgrims came on May 27-28 to pray and ask for the grace with the patronage of the Blessed.