Posts about Ukraine

The Sounding

Limping to Orthodoxy

I am not sure I can call it my “spiritual journey.” There aren’t any particular memories in my mind of some kind of conversion, or of the “aha!”…

Aug 08, 2014
The Sounding

Maslenitsa: An Orthodox Mardi Gras…With Snowball Fights

Maslenitsa, sometimes called Butter Week, Crepe Week, or Cheesefare Week (i.e. the week we say goodbye to cheese), is a very popular religious and folk…

Jul 24, 2014
Orthodox News

WorldCrunch: High Stakes As Ukrainian Orthodox Must Choose New Leader

Editor’s Note: As noted in an earlier post, the Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has died. Given the current political realities, there is…

Jul 14, 2014
Orthodox News

Pravmir: Up to 500 Refugees Are Being Fed Daily for Free at the Athonite Metochion in Kiev

Refugees from the conflict in Ukraine are finding shelter with the monks in Kiev. Up to 500 Refugees Are Being Fed Daily for Free at the Athonite Metochion…

Jul 11, 2014
Orthodox News

Pravmir: Monks of the Valaam Monastery Shelter 116 Refuges from Eastern Ukraine

We recently shared beautiful photographs taken by the monks of the Valaam Monastery and stories of the spiritual pilgrimages made to this special place….

Jul 05, 2014
Orthodox News

World Bulletin: Ukraine’s Orthodox Church Leader Dies

The Metropolitan of Kiev, who is the head of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine, has died at the age of 78. May his memory be eternal! World Bulletin reports:…

Jul 05, 2014
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