Archbishop Alexander (Nehodenko) Archpriest Maksym (Bykov) Archpriest Vitalian (Drobotun)

  • About wisdom of forgiveness of enemies and about wisdom in difficult moments of life

    About wisdom of forgiveness of enemies and about wisdom in difficult moments of life

    Great Lent begins, and there are difficult moments. It is necessary to prepare for the feast, it is necessary to be able to forgive. But you should forgive wisely. In what way? It should not be in the way that you forgive a person, and he/she betrays you immediately… Therefore, it is necessary to be wise. If you have not enough wisdom, you can ask God for help: "God, give me Your wisdom, give me Your wise love..."

  • About the wisdom of Zacchaeus and about the way of inviting Jesus to your life and apartment

    Про мудрість Закхея і про те, як сьогодні запросити Ісуса до свого життя і до свого помешкання

    We listened the Gospel about Zacchaeus and you should think whether you would like to be on Zacchaeus’ place? Would you like to climb up on the tree and look at prophet Jesus, at Messiah, to look at Him with hope that He would come to your house? Would you like to do it? Surely. But a lot of time passed. How can we do it now?

  • About the wedding guests and about the Christian society

    About the wedding guests and about the Christian society

    True Christianity is one thing and the other thing is formal Christianity. You can screen yourself behind such words as “Christian”, “Christian world”, “Christian country”, “We are with God’”, etc. But if you do not make steps in the way to change the society on the Earth, to change it for better and lighter future, you will not hide in that words…

  • About the unforgiving debtor, about Russian aggression and about inevitability of retribution

    About the unforgiving debtor, about Russian aggression and about inevitability of retribution

    Now when we look at the situation in Ukraine we see that Russia shakes us and says: “Ukraine! Give back everything, what you have, because I think that you own me maybe since USSR.”…

  • About the Sower and about the results of earth life

    About the Sower and about the results of earth life

    It is important to remember that God gives gifts to a man, that this man could multiply those gifts. God doesn’t want to take them back. He wants the field full of wheat on that place where He sowed…

  • About the Sower and about the base for good deeds

    About the Sower and about the base for good deeds

    God told a great parable about the Sower. And it is interesting that some people do not understand it. Even Apostles did not understand it. Everything depends on the purity of the soul. As purer soul as better understanding of those words...

  • About the raising of widow’s son and about the mercy

    About the raising of widow’s son and about the mercy

    Today we have heard in the Holy Gospel how Jesus showed His mercy. That is why, dear brothers and sisters, we also must act with mercy. And the mercy as we know from the story about Tobit can save from all sins. Maybe we did wrong things, a lot of different sins in our life, but mercy will help us to get salvation...

  • About the Pharisee and the Tax Collector, about the Judge and the Widow, about the prayer and the salvation

    About the Pharisee and the Tax Collector, about the prayer and the salvation

    Why did Jesus Christ tell that parable? The explanation is just at the top this Gospel. There is one sentence, when Jesus said: “When the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?” And next He told about some people, who exalted themselves with their righteousness, but in such way they humiliated other people...

  • About the Pharisee and the Tax Collector and about God’s blessing

    About the Pharisee and the Tax Collector and about God’s blessing

    There is a difficult choice in front of us – how to communicate with God, what gift bring to Him and what to ask. We have to understand that and be ruled by that in our lives, that our life could be full of God’s power. That we understand who we really are. This God wants…

  • About the perception of the world through God’s knowledge with humbleness, wisdom and hope

    About the perception of the world through God’s knowledge with humbleness, wisdom and hope

    Every soul on the Earth, which comes in this world, gets its body. It starts to live in this world and comes across with one thing – it is a choice. The soul makes a choice what to do: evil or good. The soul choses whether to say the truth or to practice deceit. These things are the choices of the soul. Why?…

  • About the Myrrhbearers of past and present

    About the Myrrhbearers of past and present

    They walked and understood that any minute the armed people or Jews, who hatted Jesus, could attack and kill them. Because the murder in the name of God considered to be a very good thing. They did not completely understand, what they were doing...

  • About the miracle of healing of two blind men and how protect yourself from blindness

    About the miracle of healing of two blind men and how protect yourself from blindness

    Many people come to God only for the ritual. It mean that people want to be healed only physically. He/She forgets that first of all you should be healed spiritually. But again, when the person takes care only for the body, his spirit degrades...

  • About the healing of two men with demons and about the healing of our bodies and souls

    About the healing of two men with demons and about the healing of our bodies and souls

    God comes to us also very unexpectedly. And the Lord knows that we suffer spiritually and physically. He wants to help us, but we cannot always accept Him in our hearts....

  • About the healing of the invalid near the pool and about the presence of God’s power in our life

    About the healing of the invalid near the pool and about the presence of God’s power in our life

    The people, who follow God’s road, devote their lives to serve God also have angels near themselves, which are blessed by God. Angels help in life and give God’s healing…

  • About the healing of the boy with a demon and about the secret of the effective prayer

    About the healing of the boy with a demon and about the secret of the effective prayer

    Remember the words of Apostle Peter: “Brothers, if you pray and the Lord does not react on your prayers, it means that you do something wrong.” If you want the reaction of the Lord on your prayers, remember simple praying secret...

  • About the healing of Centurion’s servant and about Jesus’ knowledge of doing good

    About the healing of Centurion’s servant and about Jesus’ knowledge of doing good

    Centurion came to Jesus and begged for someone’s healing. Who was it? It wasn’t his wife, it wasn’t his child. He asked God to heal his servant...

  • About the healing of a Paralytic and about some aspects of the healing

    About the healing of a Paralytic and about some aspects of the healing

    And here God shows the mission of Jesus to help people to be healed spiritually and become purified from all sins of the Earth. And in this case after spiritual healing immediately comes physical healing...

  • About the healing due to power of faith and understanding of life due to the Holy Gospel

    About the healing due to power of faith and understanding of life due to the Holy Gospel

    We have to overcome all trials with the prayer and patience. We must ask God for help. We shouldn’t curse our enemies, the enemies of our country. We have to pray that the Lord stop them and the peace will come in our country...

  • About the God’s righteousness and about the human righteousness

    About the God’s righteousness and about the human righteousness

    We can see in the Gospel and in the Romans that a lot of people think they live righteously. They think that their attitude towards life, people, living circumstances are right…

  • About the forgiveness before the Great Lent, about the trials of the Ukrainian people and about the power of prayer

    About the forgiveness before the Great Lent, about the trials of the Ukrainian people and about the power of prayer

    We know that Lord can do everything. He said: "Keep asking and it will be given to you. Keep searching, and you will find. Keep knocking and the door will be opened to you". And we have asked today. We asked during the Liturgy, we will ask at home, we will gather together with our families to pray, because it is not the problem of Crimea. Therefore I ask you pray sincerely...