Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Chruch Abroad.

The Orthodox Faith

The UAOC Abroad professes the fullness of the Orthodox Faith which is found in the fullness of its Holy Tradition which is composed of:

a. The definitions of the Faith as expressed in the Apostles' Creed, the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed, all the creedal definitions of the Seven Ecumenical Councils and Local Councils, and the Encyclical Letters of the Orthodox Patriarchs of 1848 and 1895;

b. The celebration of the Holy Mysteries of the Church, that is: Baptism; Chrismation; Eucharist; Absolution; Ordination of men to the orders of bishop, priest and deacon; Matrimony between one man and one woman; and Unction of the Sick;

c. The Word of God as contained in the Old and New Testaments;

d. The Apostolic Succession of bishops;

e. The Liturgical Year with its Feasts, Liturgical Services and prayers;

f. The affirmation of traditional Christian morality;

g. The spirituality and life of prayer;

h. The importance of monastic life.

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