Letters from Br. Błażej: Night 246
October 28, 2022
In our area the night was war-quiet. Alarms, power outages. In the eastern regions of Ukraine: bombs, drones, innocent people are being killed. This morning we ended the chapter. Brothers go to their homes. Oremus. God bless, may the brothers arrive happily.
The Word… Once again God/Word confirms who I am in God’s eyes, in his heart—what I am called to be.
“Brothers, you are no longer strangers and sojourners, but you are fellow citizens of the saints and household members of God…” This God knows me by name. He knows who I am, knows my life, history and… He wants to have a relationship with me just as I am, a close relationship, an intimate relationship. Don’t be afraid to answer God like Mary: I don’t understand everything, I believe, I am afraid, but to your Word—YES.
God loves you—He is love.
We live in war, we do not live by war.
We already have a new council of the Custody of Ukraine:
- Br. Sergey Kippa, custodian
- Br. Adam Wróbel, first councilor
- Br. Marek Lisowski, second councilor
Photo attached. (photo)
A group photo that will become history. Unfortunately, not all brothers were able to be there due to health and formal reasons. (photo)
Confession of faith and oath of the custodian and the new board. (photo).
Eucharist—presided by Br. Sergey Kippa, concelebrated by the Custody Councilors, Adam and Marek. (photo)
Informal meetings. (photo)
We visited Mr. Nicholas, our benefactor, who is building our traditional Capuchin altar. A part of the altar, is already in our church. (photo)
Invitation to a night of vigil. (photo)