Roman Catholics open a shelter for homeless in Lviv

13 November 2017, 11:56 | Charity, social service | 0 |   | Code for Blog |  | 

On Sunday, November 12, a shelter for homeless located on Mazepa street in Lviv was blessed. The liturgy was led by Archbishop of the RCC in Ukraine Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, reports

In this shelter 40 homeless men can live at once. Every day in the dining room food for 300 people can be cooked. It also provides for the creation of jobs for 15 asylum seekers.

“Establishment of the shelter arises from the great need to ensure basic living conditions and the functioning of the poor and homeless. The unit should provide comprehensive assistance to the homeless people, the Archdiocese of Lviv of the Roman Catholic Church note.

The shelter is located on 48 Hetman Mazepa street near the church. This institution for caregivers and the poor will be patronized by the Congregation of the Brothers Albertinians in Lviv.

The press service of the Archdiocese of Lviv of the RCC: The monastic congregation of the Albertine brothers and sisters belongs to Franciscan congregations, which are distinguished by love for poverty and serving the poor.

The first Albertine shelter in Lviv was organized in 1892. Before the end of the Second World War, the Albertine brothers and sisters conducted active social work among the poor and the disabled within the Archdiocese of Lviv. Now, at the invitation of Archbishop Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, this community has resumed this work in Lviv region.

In addition to Lviv, the Albertinians Congregation works with the poor and unemployed in Zaporizhia, and the women's congregation in Ukraine has another community in the village of Plebanivka, Vinnytsia region.

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    • fedirtsiv | 24 June 2018, 15:50

      Церкви активно намагаються навести потрібні мости з чиновниками, щоб забезпечити свої інтереси, забуваючи, що є невіруючі люди та віряни з іншими поглядами на певні теми, котрі зараз духовенством

    • В. Ясеневий | 22 June 2018, 10:44

      Нові розвиває, бо старі ЗАКРИВАЄ. Та закриває більше і частіше...парафії за відсутності вірян закриваються. На жаль.

    • Mauricio | 22 June 2018, 03:42

      Strong and clear points !

    • Mauricio | 22 June 2018, 03:36

      All indicates that Tomos of Autocephaly, restoring canonical status to the legitimate Church of Ukraine, its a matter of days, if not months. God bless Ukraine!

    • Mauricio | 22 June 2018, 03:34

      Moscow servants are not happy these type of news. When a Patriarch receives and bless a group of Christians ¨not belonging¨ to a canonical Church ...

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