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Mission Statement

Українська Католицька Церква Покрови Пресвятої Богородиці.
St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church

THE MISSION STATEMENT:

The Byzantine Catholic Community of St.Mary’s is rooted in the rich Tradition and Spiritual heritage of the Kievan Church of Ukraine. Acknowledging and bearing witness to the Truth that with God’s grace and in the power of the Holy Spirit we reveal Christ’s way of sanctification and eternal salvation to all.

We reach out to all those who are seeking God’s love and a supporting Christian Community that believes each person is created in the image and likeliness of God our Divine Creator. At St.Mary’s church all people are welcome and each person is equally valuable, both in the eyes of God and in our Parish Community.

We live as an active believing Christian community. Affirming one another and living the Greatest Commandments of the Law of the Gospel given by Jesus Christ known as the two Commandments of Love. Matthew 22: 37-40 “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. The whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments."

We embrace God’s Will and God’s Love in our lives and in our community in order that we may live in peace and prosperity.

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