The Second Vatican Council: Gifts of the Spirit - Mystery of the Church - Testimony of Man

Conference Program

May 31, Thursday

By the afternoon Arrival of the participants

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Registration

Plenary session

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Opening Session (moderator: Rev. Borys Gudziak)

Welcome Speeches:

- H. B. Lubomyr (Husar), Archbishop Emeritus of Kiev-Halych, UGCC

- H. E. Thomas Edward Gullickson, Tit. Archbishop of Bomarzo, Apostolic Nuncio in Ukraine

- H. E. Mieczysław Mokrzycki, Metropolitan of Lviv, Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine

- H. E. Milan (Shashik), Bishop of Greek-Catholic Eparchy of Mukachevo

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Welcome Speeches:

- H. E. Cyril (Vasil'), SI, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches (Holy See). Vatican II and Eastern Canon Law

- H. E. Philaret (Kucherov), Bishop of Drohobych, Vicar of Lviv Eparchy, Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Vatican II and its Challenges

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm Discussion 1

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm Coffee break

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Inaugural Session (moderator: Myroslav Marynovych):

- Rev. Iwan Dacko, St. Pope Clement Institute, UCU (Lviv-Rome). Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church and the Second Vatican Council

- Victor Yelenskyy, Ukrainian Association of Religious Freedom (Kiev). Religious Freedom Before, During and After the Second Vatican Council

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm Discussion

7:30 pm Dinner in the refectory at UCU Khutorivka

June 1, Friday

7:30 am - 9:00 am Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine rite in the chapel at UCU Khutorivka
9:00 am - 9:30 am Breakfast for participants in the Liturgy

9:30 am- 7:00 pm Parallel Sections:
1. Theological Section (moderators: Rev. Yuriy Shchurko, Viktor Zhukovsky)

2. Ecumenical-Ecclesiological Section (moderators: Rev. Iwan Dacko, Roman Zaviysky)

3. Socio-Historical Section (moderators: Rev. Andriy Mykhaleyko, Ihor Skochylias)

7:00 pm Dinner in the refectory of UCU Khutorivka

June 2, Saturday

9:30 am - 10:30 am Parallel Sections:
1. Theological Section (moderator: Victor Zhukovsky)
2. Ecumenical-Ecclesiological Section (moderators: Roman Zaviyskyy, Pavlo Smytsnyuk)
3. Socio-Historical Section (moderators: Rev. Andriy Mykhaleiko, Ihor Skochylias)

10:30 am - 11:15 am Discussion

11:15 am - 11:45 am Coffee Break

Plenary session

11:45 am - 1:00 pm Round Table «Anniversary of Second Vatican Council: Concluding, Looking into the Future» (moderator: Andriy Onuferko) Participants: Rev. Yury Avvakumov, Rev. Borys Gudziak , Rev. Iwan
Dacko, Myroslav Marynovych

Thanksgiving prayer

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch

2:30 pm Departure of the participants. Guided tours in Lviv city centre

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