Sunday, June 26, 2022

    OCU monks bless soldiers of 134th Separate Battalions of Territorial Defense

    With the blessing of Metropolitan Epifaniy, Archimandrite Anthony (Firley) and Hieromonk Theodosius (Lyakhovych) on March 15, 2022, blessed the oath of allegiance to the people of Ukraine by soldiers who joined the 134th Separate Battalion of Territorial Defense Forces.

    The priests prayed for the preservation of the lives and health of the soldiers, defenders of the Motherland, and sprinkled them with consecrated water, the press service of the OCU reports.

    Addressing the defenders of the capital, Father Anthony stressed the correctness and nobility of their selfless work – to stand up for their neighbors and Homeland at this difficult time.