IX. The Eucharist

Life in the camp was Golgotha for many people. “No danger, no risk, no rebellion would be able to stop me from having the Mass every day.” Here’s evidence that explains how important it was for the priests to serve at the Eucharist: “I think that those who did not face the inability to serve at the Holy Mass or

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VIII. Solovky

The majority of Catholic and Orthodox priests and many lay people were sent to concentration camps in Solovky. This island was located among the other islands in the White Sea, forming the system SLON, a system of specific camps. According to the research of Professor Roman Dzvonkovskyy, in the 30s about 360 Roman Catholic priests were imprisoned or exiled. They

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XIV. History and restoration of the monastery and church in Tyvriv

The history of Tyvriv Cathedral is closely linked with the history of the town. The cathedral and its sub terrene that barely were studied are most likely the only things that remind Tyvriv about its past. The first information about Tyvriv goes back to 1505. It was then that the Bratslav landowner Fedko Dashkevych was given the privilege by the

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XII. Martyrs for the faith

Martyrdom is a special vocation that God gives only to a few so they can publicly testify about Him. However, the action of God’s grace includes free decision of a man and his cooperation with God. Martyrdom has not only internal, but also church and public value. Christian testimony to government and people is directed to the faithful of all

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