Full Question: Why does the Ukrainian Catholic Church not have daily Divine Liturgies like the Roman Catholic Church? It seems like it is beneficial for the faithful to receive communion daily. 

Response From: Chancery Office

Numerous of our churches around Alberta hold daily Divine Liturgies! As an example, St. Josaphat Cathedral streams their daily Divine Liturgy on their Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. To learn more, visit their website: http://stjosaphat.ab.ca/

Make sure to visit your local parish website to find their full Divine Liturgy schedule! 

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Question:  My class would like to know if you should have an icon on your east wall in your home? Can you provide a little explanation about that? Also, is it true all our (Ukrainian Catholic) churches face east (when you enter the church the iconostasis east)? Thank...

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I want to tithe 10% but if I did I wouldn’t be able to pay all my monthly bills. I trust God. How do I get over this?

Answer from: Father Bohdan Tithing, the giving of your “first fruits” (typically at least a tenth of all that you have (before tax!)), is a traditional and biblical way of loving God and one’s neighbour above one’s self.  It shows that we trust that God will take care...

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Response from: Fr. Bo and Fr. Stephen  Response:  Nope.   Perhaps I should explain.   We recognize that, as Ukrainian Catholics, we have the same faith, liturgy, spirituality, traditions as the Orthodox, and that praying together is and would be a positive...