Founder’s Blog

Called to Unity

Fr. Andriy Chirorvsky has penned a reflection on the the recent meeting and Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill in First Things. Here is an opening snippet to whet your appetite… Like many Ukrainian Greco-Catholics, I am pleased that Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill finally met in Havana February 12, even though the negotiations…

Fr. Andriy on the Blessed Repose of Met. Andrey Sheptytsky

November 1, 2015 Fr. Andriy Chirovsky Preaching on the Anniversary of the Blessed Repose of Venerable Metr. Andrey Sheptytsky at St. George’s Cathedral, Lviv, Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Fr. Andriy contrasts the rich man who ignored the poor Lazarus in the Gospel parable with the wealthy Metropolitan who gave everything he had to his people. Among…

Fr. Andriy Chirovsky Visits Chicago

As part of the year of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky, Sts. Volodymyr and Olha Ukrainian Catholic Parish in Chicago invited MASI founder Fr. Andriy Chirovsky to address various constituencies regarding Metropolitan Andrey. Fr. Andriy spoke to two groups of students at the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Saturday School (first to fourth grade and fifth to tenth grade),…

Fr. Andriy Chirovsky at Drohobych State University

On November 3, 2015 Fr. Andriy Chirovsky was the keynote speaker at a conference honouring the Venerable Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky at the Drohobych State Pedagogical University in Drohobych, Ukraine. The link below contains a report in Ukrainian as well as the Ukrainian-language audio file. Source: Sambir-Drohobych Eparchy

Єпископи Синоду провели день духовної віднови

День духовної віднови для єпископів провів отець Андрій Чировський, який вважається в Церкві добрим фахівцем з духовного спадку праведного митрополита Андрея Шептицького. Отець Андрій Чировський захистив магістерську і докторську роботи про Митрополита. Священик прибув на VI сесію Патріаршого Собору і Синод Єпископів УГКЦ на запрошення Отця і Глави УГКЦ Блаженнішого Святослава. Священик зробив день духовної…

Partakers of the Divine Nature – 2 Peter 1:4

On Saturday August 8, 2015, Fr. Andriy Chirovsky presented a conference entitled “Partakers of the Divine Nature – 2 Peter 1:4 to a group of Catholic men at City of the Lord in Tempe, AZ. Partakers in the Divine Nature part 1 of 3 from Sound Booth on Vimeo. Partakers in the Divine Nature part…

Fr. Andriy Chirovsky Addresses First Sobor of the Eparchy of St. Volodymyr the Great in Paris

(Chevetogne, Belgium) The Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Volodymyr the Great in Paris was established as an exarchate (a temporary structure) in 1960. Its jurisdiction covers five countries: France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. Since 2012 it has been headed by Bishop Borys Gudziak, a former MASI professor, who taught in several of the…