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“As we reflected on our experience in Ukraine, I felt a deep desire to stay faithful to the Ukrainian people and to keep choosing not just for the individual poor, who need support, but also for the country that is so clearly marginalized in the family of nations.” – Henri Nouwen, Ukraine Diary
In an introduction by Borys Gudziak, Archbishop-Metropolitan for the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, he notes: “This modest, seemingly simple book about a visit to a distant land is in fact a subtle tale of how encounter genuinely and radically changes the lives of people.” In his moving afterword, Nouwen’s brother Laurent Nouwen describes how for twenty-five years after Henri’s death he continued an outreach of solidarity and service to the people of Ukraine through the Henri Nouwen Foundation.
Translation available in Ukrainian
Posthumous Work from the Unpublished Writings of Henri Nouwen authorized by the Henri Nouwen Legacy Trust, copyright held by the Henri Nouwen Legacy Trust
Themes: Spiritual Life, Henri Nouwen, Social Justice, Community, Belovedness, Compassion, Peace, Service
Reviews for the Book
“Henri is deeply in touch with the Slavic soul, its long suffering, and the national identify of the Ukrainian people. He still speaks prophetically about Russian imperialism, the gospel call to peacemaking, and prayerful resistance in a troubled and fearful land.”—Michael J. Christensen, PhD, co-editor of the Nouwen Trilogy, Spiritual Direction, Spiritual Formation, and Discernment
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