So basically you can meet Russian and Ukrainian girls going to their churches, restaurants, shops, Ukrainian-owned delis, bakeries, museums, heritage institutions, community halls and different cultural events, traditional fairs and parties organized in the city. It takes place in the West Village and proposes a lot of activities, entertainments, stage shows with dancing, singing, degustation of Ukrainian food and beverages, artisan market, etc. So you will have a good opportunity to discover Ukrainian culture, its spirit and get acquaintance with some nice Ukrainian ladies who will be there for sure. Location: Bloor St. West, Toronto, between Jane St.
Ukrainian Catholic community struggles to stay afloat
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As you know, we Ukrainians and Russians celebrate our Christmas on January 6. Differences between Orthodox and Catholic Christmas start with the designated day of celebration. In addition to varying views on papal authority and original sin, the churches use different calendars to calculate religious holidays. Christmas celebrations take on a different appearance for each group.
Differences between Orthodox and Catholic Christmas
Ukraine has a long Christian tradition, dating from the 10th century. Today there are more than 22, religious communities in Ukraine from approximately 80 different Christian denominations, as well as other religions. But the atheist policy of the Soviets has left its mark: many Ukrainians today are unchurched because of the great spiritual void which the Bolshevik regime left in Eastern Europe. Yet this Church also remained in full communion with the Latin West and its patriarch, the Pope of Rome.
Some believers belong to the Protestant churches and church communities of other religious denominations, in particular non-traditional and new religious movements. The amount of these communities and their faithful is dynamically growing. Skip to content.