Letters from Br. Błażej: Night 338

January 28, 2023
Capuchin Communications

January 28, 2023

Yesterday morning calm. Night quiet. Morning, with us so far calm. In Dnipro there are alarms. God, give us peace!

The Word… Listening to the word: “We praise the Lord, for he has visited his people.”
“… He will deliver us from our enemies and from the hand of all who hate us.”
“He will give us that from the power of our enemies we shall be snatched, we shall serve Him without fear.”

“God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son; everyone who believes in Him has eternal life.”

“Teacher, do you care nothing that we perish?”

“Why are you so fearful? How lacking in faith you are! They became very fearful and spoke among themselves: Who is He actually, that even the whirlwind and the lake obey Him?”

And so God leads us through the days of war.
God is love.

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

South Sudan, Africa:
To yesterday’s short letter from Brother Mark, the Provincial, I add (photo).

“Brothers Artur Ziarek and Augustyn Chwałek joined Br. Robert Wieczorek and thus started a new Capuchin community in Bentiu, South Sudan.”

Family breakfast after the morning Eucharist. (photo)

News from the brothers:

Kamianske (Br. Vladislav Gmyrko):
Yesterday, with Br. Leonid and two volunteers, we brought humanitarian aid to the villages of Shchurove and Yampil’ near Lyman. The first locality was a buffer zone and the second under occupation. (photo)
This photo shows a woman with five children who lost her husband in artillery shelling. (photo)
With our parishioner from Vinnytsia, who works as a military doctor in Kramatorsk and other towns around the front. (photo)

Dnipro (Br. Yaroslav Fedirchuk):
We continue to provide humanitarian aid. (photo)

Kyiv (Br. Adam Wróbel):
Today in Kyiv, children from the kindergarten and school run by the Nazareth Sisters presented a nativity play. After the children, the Sisters and parents performed. Everything ended with a joint agape meal. (photo)

Jesus lives!