Молитва | Prayer

Молитва | Prayer

Молитва за спокій в Україні

Отче Небесний, Твій Син учив нас:
“Блаженні миротворці, бо вони синами Божими назвуться.”
У цей час ми гаряче молимося, щоб Твій Дух Святий
Надихав людей в Україні ставати миротворцями.
Щоб вони шукали примирення і діалогу,
Щоб припинилися гостра конфронтація та убивства,
Щоб на цій багатостраждальній землі
Запанував мир в народі, відродилися людські права,
Принципи демократії та релігійної свободи.
Боже, Отче наш, молимо Тебе:
Заспокой страждання, зціли поранених і
Прийми душі полеглих і Твоєму Царстві Небесному.
Пресвята Мати Божа, накрий своїм благословенним
Та захисним покровом всю Україну.
Нехай життя буде для створення Твого Миру
В Україні і світі.
Амінь.

A Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

Heavenly Father, Your Son taught us:
“Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be called Children of God.”
At this hour, we fervently pray that Your Holy Spirit
May inspire men and women in Ukraine to become Peacemakers.
May they seek reconciliation and dialogue, and
End the violent confrontation and killing.
May they restore human rights, democratic principles and
Religious liberty to their troubled land.
God, our Father, we beseech you to:
Comfort the suffering, heal the wounded and
Accept the souls of the departed into Your Heavenly Kingdom.
And may the Most Holy Mother of God extend her
Blessed Mantle of Protection over Ukraine.
And may each of us always live our lives as instruments of Your Peace
In Ukraine and the World.
Amen.

UCCA appeals to all of its members to be active participants in American political life

UCCA appeals to all of its members to be active participants in American political life

Ukrainian Congress Committee of America | Український Конґресовий Комітет Америки

UCCA appeals to all of its members to be active participants in American political life, to help us continue the United States’ history of actively supporting and engaging with Ukraine in areas of military assistance. Thanks to the civic engagement of our community, this past week saw several important developments in Washington, D.C. that fall in line with such a commitment. Continue reading “UCCA appeals to all of its members to be active participants in American political life”

UCCA’s advocacy recognized in Washington, calls for increased military assistance of Ukraine

UCCA’s advocacy recognized in Washington, calls for increased military assistance of Ukraine

Ukrainian Congress Committee of America | Український Конґресовий Комітет Америки

Following an historic election, during an unprecedented year not only for the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), but also for our entire global hromada, UCCA welcomed the incoming 117th United States Congress and newly elected presidential administration on behalf of the Ukrainian American community. In addition to proposing that the United States and Ukraine move toward specific goals in the next decade, was the reminder that for the incoming government to retreat from current sanctions against the Russian Federation and its proxies, or from continued military, political and economic support of Ukraine by the United States, would entail terrifying consequences for Ukraine, our European partners and the global geo-political security structure.

As UCCA made known just last week, the head of the Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute, was being considered for appointment as the new Russia director on the White House National Security Council (NSC). Earlier today, it was reported that following UCCA’s open letter to President Biden, Matthew Rojansky is no longer under consideration to join the Biden National Security Council.

Continue reading “UCCA’s advocacy recognized in Washington, calls for increased military assistance of Ukraine”

Живі у нашій пам’яті – віртуальний український некрополь у Польщі

Живі у нашій пам’яті – віртуальний український некрополь у Польщі

До друку подав проф. д-ра габ. Роман Дрозд, голова Українського історичного товариства у Польщі

Українське історичне товариство у Польщі за підтримки Об’єднання українців у Польщі та інших українських організацій приступає до здійснення проєкту «Живі у нашій пам’яті – віртуальний український некрополь у Польщі», звертається до всіх, яким небайдужа доля відомих дочок та синів українського народу, підтримати реалізацію проєкту. Continue reading “Живі у нашій пам’яті – віртуальний український некрополь у Польщі”

How COVID-19 Sheltering in Place May Ultimately Affect our Children

What if … instead of our kids being “behind” after this pandemic, this group of kids are actually more advanced because of it!

What if they have more empathy, they enjoy family connection, they can be more creative and entertain themselves, they love to read, they love to express themselves in writing.

What if they enjoy the simple things, like their own backyard and sitting near a window in the quiet.

What if they notice the birds and the dates the different flowers emerge and calming renewal of a gentle rain shower?

What if this generation are the ones to learn to cook and organize their space and do their laundry and keep a well run home?

What if they learn to stretch a dollar and learn to live with less?

What if they learn to plan shopping trips and meals at home?

What if they learn the value of eating together as a family and finding the good to share in the small delights of the everyday?

What if they are the ones to place great value on our teachers and educational professional, librarians, public servants and the previously invisible essential support workers like truck drivers, groceries, cashiers, custodial workers, health care workers and their supporting staff, just to name a few of the millions taking care of us right now while we are sheltered in place?

What if among these children, a great leader emerges who had the benefit of a slower pace and a simpler life to truly learn what really matters in this life?

What if they are ahead?

The Musée du Louvre’s Collections

The Musée du Louvre’s Collections

The Musée du Louvre’s Press Room

Two new digital tools have just gone live to bring the richness of the Louvre collections to the world’s fingertips: collections.louvre.fr, a platform that for the first time ever brings together all of the museum’s artworks in one place; and a new and improved website, louvre.fr, that is more user-friendly, attractive and immersive.

The website has an interactive map that allows people to explore the museum and every one of its artworks room by room.

While the museum is still closed to visitors, the Louvre is now undergoing long-planned renovations.