Ask a Priest a Question!

We asked our Ukrainian Catholic community for questions they have around their faith and how it practically applies to our lives. These are the questions that were submitted and answered by our eparchial clergy!Β 

Welcoming You to Our Church Questions

Morals/Ethical Questions

Other Questions

πŸ‘‰ NEW:Β Is it possible to not feel God’s presence/grace even after confession?

πŸ‘‰Β I would like to apply to a Ukrainian Catholic seminary, but I am not Ukrainian. Will this prohibit me from applying?
πŸ‘‰Β What prayers should I use to get through a bad day?

πŸ‘‰Β What is the correct procedure for a proper Ukrainian Catholic burial?

πŸ‘‰Β Does the Eparchy keep ex-communication records?

πŸ‘‰Β Does the Ukrainian Catholic Church celebrate the feast of Saint Constantine and Saint Helena?

πŸ‘‰Β Why Does the Bishop Remove his Mitre?

πŸ‘‰Β Does the Ukrainian Catholic Church permit cremation of remains?

πŸ‘‰Β Why is the celebration of the resurrection called Easter in the West, but Pascha in the East?

πŸ‘‰Β What is the Catholic Doctrine Concerning Mediums/Spiritists?

πŸ‘‰Β Why does our Eparchy still practice β€œfirst Holy Communion”?

πŸ‘‰Β What are we supposed to do regarding kneeling/standing during Weekday vs Sunday Divine Liturgies?

πŸ‘‰Β If someone argues that the Eastern Churches are not truly Catholic, how can we prove to them that the Eastern Churches are legitimate Catholic churches?

πŸ‘‰Β Why are we seeing orthodox crosses on Ukrainian Greek Catholic churches and literature? Is the orthodox cross allowed to be used?

πŸ‘‰Β Why catholic but Eastern Rite? How can two different churches be united?

πŸ‘‰Β Can you explain the Church Calendar year? It starts in September and ends in August, but why?

πŸ‘‰Β What is the difference between the Ukrainian Catholic Church and Ukrainian Orthodox Church? And the Roman Catholic Church?

πŸ‘‰Β Why does the West use unleavened bread, whereas the East use leavened? What came first?

πŸ‘‰Β Why does the Western church do/has done more missionary activity than the East?

πŸ‘‰Β Is it appropriate to use praise & worship music in our Ukrainian Catholic tradition?

πŸ‘‰Β 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?

πŸ‘‰Β What are some practical ways we can allow young children to start praying?

πŸ‘‰Β Did Jesus have a brother?

πŸ‘‰Β Who gave the priest the power to forgive sins?

πŸ‘‰Β Should You Have an Icon on Your East Wall in Your Home?
πŸ‘‰Β Why does the Ukrainian Catholic Church not have daily Divine Liturgies?
πŸ‘‰Β Are there different levels of heaven?
πŸ‘‰Β Why does the Ukrainian Catholic Church not have daily Divine Liturgies?

πŸ‘‰Β Are Wednesdays and Fridays the Only Days Observed as Meatless?

πŸ‘‰Β Why did God Choose Mary to be Mother of God and Not Somebody Else?