Volumes 40 (1999) Nos. 1-4 Table of Contents

Editorials

Horizontal and Vertical Communion Among the Catholic Churches
Andriy Chirovsky (1)

The Encounter of the Eastern Catholic Churches of the Americas and Oceania (Boston, Massachusetts: November 7-12, 1999)

Preface to this issue
Achille Cardinal Silvestrini (7)

A Word of Welcome
Bernard Cardinal Law (9)

Program of the Encounter (15)

Opening Session (Monday, November 8)

To My Venerable Brother Pope John Paul II (21)

Telegram to the Holy Father (27)

Opening Address to the Meeting of the Bishops and Major Superiors of the Eastern Catholic Churches of the Americas and Oceania
Achille Cardinal Silvestrini (29)

Welcome to our Encounter
Bishop Nicholas J. Samra (39)

Session 1: The Relationship to Churches of Origin (Monday, November 8)
Part 1: General Perspectives and Sociological Aspects

The Relationship to Churches of Origin: General Perspectives and Sociological Aspects
Thomas Bird (49)

Part 2: Experience

The Ukrainian Catholic Church in the USA: Relations with the Mother Church of Kyiv and the Sister Churches in the United States
Bishop Basil Losten (67)

The Eastern Catholic Churches in Latin America: Situation, Analysis and Perspectives for the Future
Bishop Vartan Boghossian (89)

Patriarch and Eparch in Today’s Church: Reflections of an Eparch of the Diaspora
Bishop Issam Darwich (107)

Part 3: Theological and Ecclesiological View

Eastern Churches in a Western World: The Relationship to the Churches of Origin
Chorbishop John Faris (119)

Session 2: Eastern Churches Among a Majority of Roman (Latin) Churches (Tuesday, November 9)
Part 1: General Aspects and Theological Principles

Cooperation and Autonomy: The Relationship Between the Eastern Catholic Churches and the Latin Majority in America
Bishop Wilton Gregory (143)

Part 2: Experience

Experience of Eastern Catholic Churches in North America
Bishop Basil Schott (165)

My Brief Experience as an Eastern Bishop in the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference
Bishop George Kahhalez (171)

The Eastern Churches Among a Majority of Roman Catholic Churches
Bishop Peter Stasiuk (175)

Session 3: Living Our Eastern Liturgies

The Liturgy in the Life of the Church
Robert F. Taft (187)

Session 4: The Education and Formation of Clergy (Wednesday, November 10)

The Education and Formation of Clergy
David Motiuk (233)

Session 5: The Catechesis of Our Faithful

Eastern Catholic Catechesis in the United States
John Kachuba (299)

Catechesis of the Laity
Sr. Ann Laszok, OSBM (305)

Catechesis in the Syriac-speaking Churches in the United States
Anthony Salim (313)

Session 6: Report of work from discussion study groups and interaction (Thursday, November 11)

Synthesis of Feedback from Discussion Groups (323)

Participants’ Evaluation (327)

Session 7: Our Commitment to Ecumenism

Ecumenism and the Eastern Catholic Churches
Archbishop Rembert Weakland, OSB (x)

The Commitment to Ecumenism: Orientale Lumen
Bishop Vsevolod of Scopelos (x)

Vespers Service at Annunciation Cathedral (Friday, November 12)

Welcome greetings
Bishop John A. Elya (371)

List of Participants according to Office/Group (375)

The Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies

Resources, Books, Academic Programs