07-03-2017

An icon made … of 106 thousand matches in Lublyntsi

Craftsman Ivan Semeniuk presented a unique image of the crucifixion of the Savior at the Church of the Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon UOC-KP located in the village of Lublyntsi, Kovel district deanery, on the occasion of the Feast of Orthodoxy.

 As the parish priest, Archpriest Matviy Oliynyk, told the information service of Volyn Diocese of the UOC-KP, a year ago this artist received the blessing to create icons. And so on the first Sunday of Lent, during the Divine Liturgy the pastor blessed an image, which weighed about 10 kg. It took 106,000 matches to produce it.

Further, the relic will remain in the church. According to Fr. Matviy, it is planned to make an ark for it.

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