Sunday, July 14, 2024

    Сharity auction of icons rescued from Donbas to be held in Volyn

    St. George Church in the village Kulchyn of the Lutsk district in Volyn puts up for sale at the auction a number of icons, to then transfer the proceeds to the needs of the Armed Forces.

    Icons from the town of Avdiivka, Donetsk region, will be exhibited at the auction scheduled for May 30 – June 3 on the parish’s Facebook page. These not-yet-consecrated images, embroidered by children, were evacuated by Ukrainian servicemen and transported to Volyn, the press service of the OCU’s Volyn Diocese reports.

    The charity event is being held with the blessing of Metropolitan Mykhailo of Lutsk and Volyn

    The amount of donation one is willing to offer for any piece can be put under each of the photos or in private messages on the parish Facebook page until 20:00 on June 3.

    The owners of the icons will be able to receive them on Trinity Day, June 4, in the church of Yuri the Victorious in the village of Kulchyn. Its abbot, priest Roman Vonsitky, will consecrate these icons at the same time.