Local Ukrainians praying for peace
Some Ukrainians in the Chicago area recently spent time back in their native land and are closely following the latest developments.
At St. Joseph the Betrothed on the Northwest Side, Pastor Mykola Buryadnyk said the congregation has been holding regular prayer services for their fellow Ukrainians and particularly for those who have lost their lives in the violence.
DePaul University film student Julian Hayda has been documenting the unrest in the Ukraine. He said he’s worried Putin will try to use the unrest to claim sovereign territory.
Pastor Mendyuk Yaroslaw of St. Josaphat Ukranian Catholic Church said some of his parishioners are so concerned about what’s been going on, they’ve been waking up in the middle of the night to pray.
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