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In Lviv, a new church for a military chaplainship to be consecrated on the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple
14 February 2017, 11:18 | Temples, church property | 0 | | Code for Blog | |
On February 15, the military chaplainship church of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple of the UGCC (1 Baturin street) is to be consecrated. The Divine Liturgy, which will start at 9.00 am., will be led by His Eminence Igor (Voznyak), Archbishop and Metropolitan of Lviv of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. This was reported by Chaplaincy website.
The temple was built at the initiative of Afghan Veterans of Lviv near the monument to fallen soldiers in 1979-1989. In memory of soldiers who died in Afghanistan during the Revolution of Dignity – the Maidan, as well as soldiers who gave away their lives in the conflict of ATO zone in eastern Ukraine.
Founders and benefactors of the church are veterans, residents of Lviv and Lviv, businessmen. A considerable portion of the funds for the construction were allocated from the funds of the Center of Military Chaplaincy of the UGCC.
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