Beatitude Miroslav-Ivan Cardinal Lubachivsky
Archbishop Major of
the Ukrainian Catholic Church
Saint George Square, 5
is with fondest memories of the kindness You showed to me during
our several meetings in Rome that I write again. My collegues,
countless faithful and I shall remain ever grateful to You for the
pastoral solicitude expressed in the important communications
which You sent to our apostolate (NCCL). You can be
assured that You will always have a very special place in our
words and instructions have offered invaluable assistance in our
efforts to assist the faithful to practice authentic Catholicism
in these trying times. The Coalition has been blessed with
significant expansion of our efforts since we last met. Our
Directors and staff are in touch with Catholics across North
America and abroad six days per week.
welcome the Instruction for Applying the Liturgical
Prescriptions of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches as
we would any instruction of our Fathers which conveys the
intention of assisting the faithful to strive for holiness and to
increase in charity.
the same time, we wish to bring to Your attention certain
conditions in North America which may seriously interfere
with a correct, prudent and fruitful application of the
therefore, after careful study of the Instruction, humbly
submit to You and to the Fathers of the Synod a letter and
attached points with the hope that they will assist Your Beatitude
in exercising the pastoral discipline required of You as
Archpastor and Father of all the Ukrainian Catholic faithful in
the application of the Instruction.
again, we assure Your Beatitude of our very best wishes and our
na viki Bohu!
His Grace, Bishop Lubomyr Husar