Ukraine, A People of Faith and Courage

— Brother Joseph Kilikevice, OP

Music rooted in an ethnic culture offers a poignancy that touches hearts. Overlay today’s news of the invasion of Ukraine by Vladimir Putin and we can feel the peoples’ ongoing struggle for freedom and independence. We need not know their language to be touched by the spirit that comes through their music.

With powerful exuberance these Ukrainians sing,
“In unison with the Will of God, we will to have Peace.”

Here is a video of Ukrainians singing their national anthem: