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The heart of the Christian community is our Triune Lord: Father, Son, Holy Spirit. Geography, history, and numbers are not the heart, but probably I will type mostly on these topics. As the internet already provides many encouraging spiritual guides and discouraging contentious forums, I intend to offer neither.
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011

St. Vladimir, Hempstead


St. Vladimir's parish is located at 718 Front Street, Hempstead NY 11550, telephone 516-481-7717.  The church stands on the southwest corner of Front Street and Holly Avenue, about a mile east of Main Street.
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St. Vladimir's parish in Hempstead is a Catholic parish of an Eastern Rite.  The parish is not under the jurisdiction of the bishop of Rockville Centre, but rather the eparch (bishop) of the Ukrainian Eparchy of Stamford.  Please scroll down on this link to find the details for St. Vladimir's parish.
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St. Vladimir lived from about 958 to 1015.  His conversion to Christianity in 988 led to the spread of the Gospel in what is now Ukraine.  This is about a hundred years after the work of Sts. Cyril and Methodius.







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