Running commentary from the exhibition of icons of XVI-XIX centuries in Lviv National Museum.
“Studion” Collection: past and future”
– a radio narrative about the hermit activity of the monk-studite
Sevastian Dmytrukh directed at preservation and restoration of the
invaluable spiritual heritage, and namely works of sacral art of
XVI-XIX centuries (photos
Deeper comprehension of theological basis with fundamentals of
icon-painting. This task was put by the organizers of the summer
icon-painting school, held this year at the Ukrainian Catholic
Problem of preserving sacral monuments of architecture became the key
topic of the 15th International Conference held in Lviv and the
visiting session of the committee in spiritual and cultural affairs of
the Supreme Council of Ukraine.
Radio narrative about the exhibition “Returned from nothingness”
organized by Chervonohrad branch of Lviv Museum of History of Religion.
The main objects of the exhibition were presented by sacral works of
art of XV-XVIII centuries and the most interesting examples of
icon-painting of XIX century brought from the research expeditions in
Lviv, Ternopil, Volyn and Rivne regions. According to the director of
the museum Olena Shovkova, to define the presence of author’s
painting on separate icons apart from microchemical analyses they had
also to carry out radiographic analyses.
Fathers Sevastian Dmytrukh and Zenon Khorkavyy, participants of the 3rd
International Scientific and Practical Exhibition “Ukrainian
Greek Catholic Church and religious art: historical experience and
problems of today” tell about the participation of the Church in
preservation of monuments of sacral architecture.
Presentation of the compact-disc “Hierarch Divine Liturgy for Choir and Orchestra”
set to Oleksandr Kozarenko’s music, in the performance of the honored capella of Ukraine “Trembita”
, National Shevchenko Prize Winner. The producer of the series is Mykhaylo Perun.
The premiere of Johannes Sebastian Bach's composition "Mass in B-minor"
in the performance of Kyiv Symphony Orchestra and Choir - an interview with the choragus and band-master Roger McMerrin.
New appointments in Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
the 12th of June 2005 two important events in the life of the Greek
Catholic Church happened at once in Ivano-Frankivsk at the
Archicathedral Synod of Christ Resurrection held on the occasion of the
SS. Peter and Paul Day. The first event was the pontifical ordination
of the Reverend Mykola (Simkaylo), and the second event was the
enthronement of the Ivano-Frankivsk eparch Reverend Volodymyr
The Bishops (Mykola Simkaylo is on the photo 96)
share their thoughts and feelings in programs of Radio “Voskresinnya’.
Word of God – to the world
Eminence Lyubomyr Cardinal Huzar tells about the importance of the Word
of God in people’s life. Commentary to the implementation of the
project of the Ukrainian Bible Society “Possibilities – 21”
, and namely providing books and audiocassettes for people with hearing deficiency.
New projects of the Ukrainian Bible Society – an interview with Roman Vovk, Secretary General of the Society (photo 97)
History of the Church
“Conflicts and searching compromise after conclusion of Beresteyska Union”
– the topic of the program from the series “History of Christianity in Ukraine”
prepared by the Candidate of Historic Science Oleh Turiy.
Tragic pages in the history of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church will be covered in the series of radio programs “Unconquered Ukraine”
prepared by the academician Volodymyr Serhiychuk, professor of the
chair of ancient and modern history of Ukraine of Kyiv National
University named after Taras Shevchenko.
The 15th International Conference “History of religions in Ukraine”
– an interview with Volodymyr Hayuk, the participant of the conference and honored worker of culture of Ukraine (photo 98)
Circumstances of the formation of the Byzantium State, emperor
dynasties, ruling of Justinian The First, construction of St. Sophia
Cathedral in Constantinople, iconoclasm, reasons of the collapse of the
Byzantium Empire, etc – in the series of radio narratives “Byzantology”
told by professor Dmytro Stepovyk, Doctor of Arts.
About life and deeds of St. Volodymyr the Great, St. Princess Olha, St.
Borys and Hlib, Peter and Paul you will hear in radio narratives of
Mykhaylo Kril, Doctor of Historic Science, professor of Lviv National
The key moments of the history of origin and development of Christianity in Ukraine are integrated in author’s programs “History of Christianity in Ukraine”
The author of the programs is Oleh Turiy, Candidate of Historic
Science, director of the Institute of History of Church attached to the
Ukrainian Catholic University (photo 99)
Greek Catholics in the world
Greek Catholic Church in Spain – Father Oleksandr Dorykevych
tells about the life of Ukrainian emigrants and hired workers in Spain,
achievements and burning problems of today (photo 100)
The participant of the Conference “Living Encyclopedia”
(Croatia), UGCC priest Mykhaylo Buchynskyy shares his impressions about
this event, and also tells about national minorities in Croatia and
Ukrainians residing in this country, the majority of which, by the way,
practice Greek Catholic religion (photo 101)