Letters from Br. Błażej: Night 333

January 23, 2023
Capuchin Communications

January 23, 2023

A quiet day and morning yesterday.
Yesterday alarms and rocket raids plagued eastern and southern areas of Ukraine. People are killed, civilians. Unfortunately, the wartime norm.
At our place today similar to yesterday—a quiet morning. We will see what the day will bring.
God, grant us peace.

Yesterday we celebrated the “Day of Unity of Ukraine” (День соборності України).

I ask you to pray for Ukraine. (photo)

The Word… “If a kingdom is internally divided, such a kingdom cannot stand. And if a house is internally divided, such a house cannot stand.”
Among other things, yesterday we celebrated the Unity of Ukraine. Let us pray for unity in our religious communities, unity in our families, and above all for unity in our hearts and heads…
God, give us peace!!!

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

Krosno, Poland:
Yesterday Br. Justyn celebrated his birthday. Brother Justyn, [may you become—SJP Communications] 100 years old! Многая літа! (photo)

Vuhledar, Donetsk Region:
This is what the “Russian world”, “Russian peace” and the manifestation of Russian terrorism look like. (photo)

Tonight is the beginning of evangelization in our parish, which will be carried out by the community of the Neocatechumenal Way. Yesterday our parishioners received invitations. Our brother Alexander evangelizes children in various ways and forms. (photo)

News from the brothers:

Kyiv/Kamianske (Br. Sergey Kippa):
Greetings from Kamianske. (photo)

Vinnytsia (Br. Igor Mularski):
Meanwhile, the Vinnytsia caroling continues, and this time our parish children’s choir had a Christmas carol concert at the neighboring Vinnytsia parish of St. Francis, along with a charity fair organized by the Franciscan Youth, for the benefit of ZSU (Armed Forces of Ukraine). (photo)

Jesus lives!