Valentyna Pavsyukova & Chalice of Mercy:
A Story of Conversion, Joy and Loving Mission

In a feature story and 7 brief segments from an extensive interview, Valentyna’s joy and love of neighbor are contagious.
This mission was founded in the Diocese of La Crosse and continues to inspire us all. Enjoy!

Feature Story on Valentyna Pavsyukova and Chalice of Mercy, published by Our Sunday Visitor Newsweekly in April of 2014


Introduction & the City without God

Valentyna Pavsyukova paints a picture of the Ukrainian people under the oppression of the false hopes and empty promises of Communism.
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Communism & Abortion

Loss of God means loss of human dignity, and coerced abortion begins with the rule of Stalin.  But fragments of faith remain, and her grandmother gives little Valentyna a precious and lasting gift.
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Turning Points

In post-Communist Ukraine, an unexpected opportunity comes to Valentyna, one that will prove life-changing.
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Chalice of Mercy: Mission to Ukraine

Seeking God’s will, Valentyna discovers a missionary call to bring to her homeland desperately needed medical supplies, along with the beauty and joy of Christ, and the truth of human dignity.
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Taking Ukrainian Doctors on Pilgrimage

Valentyna begins leading post-Communist Ukrainian doctors on pilgrimages to Medjugorje, and God’s grace works miracles.
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Embracing the Whole Gospel of Life

Valentyna discusses upcoming pilgrimages, and then describes the loving mission of Chalice of Mercy to a hospice for the dying and to an orphanage.
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The Secret of Joy

Valentyna shares how you can learn more about Chalice of Mercy and help its mission if God touches you.  Then, in answer to a “surprise” question, she tells the secret to her joy.
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