Letters from Br. Błażej: Night 317

January 7, 2023
Capuchin Communications

January 7, 2023

Yesterday in the midday hours almost all of Ukraine was “red.” That’s the peace of Christmas.
Best wishes to our brothers from Uzgorod and all Christians who are celebrating today. (photo) God is born…

Tonight is a peaceful night. Once again, may Jesus be born in us and among us. Peace to people of good will…

The Word… Jesus revealed himself through a star. Most often He reveals Himself through His children, through me and through you.
“You children are of God and have overcome them, because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. ”
Who is a child of God?
“We are of God. He who knows God listens to us. He who is not of God does not listen to us. In this way we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of falsehood.”
Back to the Word, Listen….a you will love, that means you will be happy.

We live in war, we do not live by war.

Christmas liturgy—we celebrate together: br. Roman, br. Marek br. Adam. Br. Sergey Kippa, custos preaches the homily. (photo)

The story of two brothers, two altar boys who already serve at the altar. (photo)

News from the brothers:

Dnipro (Br. Yaroslav Fedirchuk):
In our monastery yesterday held a Christmas children’s mini-concert, prepared by Tetyana and Oliva. (photo)

Kyiv (Br. Adam Wróbel):
99 percent of the friars received the priest for a Christmas pastoral visit. We sprinkled holy water on two rooms + incense and a sign over the door. We do not forget our custos.

Kyiv/Uzhgorod (Br. Sergey Kippa):
Children prepare a scene about the Nativity of Jesus. (photo)
In Uzhgorod yesterday and today confession.
At 9 pm—Navechirya, Eucharist and Povechirya. Books I already have [I don’t understand what this is about—Henryk.]

Kyiv/Uzhgorod (Br. Sergey Kippa):
Christmas Eve. A holy evening. (photo)

Dnipro (Br. Yaroslav Fedirchuk):
Epiphany procession in Novomoskovsk with Br. Vadym. (photo)

Jesus is born.
Jesus has revealed himself.