Representatives of Local Churches come to holiday in honor of Met. Onuphry
The first delegations of 11 Local Orthodox Churches begin to arrive in Kiev to participate in the celebration of Patron's Day of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry.
On June 23, 2019, delegations from the Cypriote, Polish and American Churches arrived to attend celebrations in honor of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine, the UOC DECR website reports.
This year, delegations from 11 Local Orthodox Churches are going to arrive in Kiev to congratulate His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry:
Alexandrian Church: Metropolitan Meletios of Carthage;
Jerusalem Church: Metropolitan Timotheos of Bostra;
Russian Church: Metropolitan Sergius of Singapore and Metropolitan Anthony of Korsun;
Romanian Church: Archimandrite Athanasios (Janos), Archpriest John Pitsur and Protosingel Ignatius Bochkorek;
Georgian Church: Metropolitan Gerasim of Zugdid and Archpriest Anchil Badri;
Serbian Church: Bishop Anthony of Moravic;
Bulgarian Church: Metropolitan Gabriel of Lovech and Protopriest Lubomir Kazashki;
Church of Cyprus: Metropolitan Isaiah of Tamassos, Archimandrite Ieronymos (Piliotis), Hieromonk Barnabas (Chrysanth) and Protopresbyter Theodore Stilian;
Polish Church: Bishop Paul of Hajnowka and Archpriest Andrei Levchak;
Czech Church: Archbishop Michael of Prague;
Orthodox Church in America: Archpriest Nazariy Polatayko.
As the UOJ reported, the festive divine service will take place on June 25, on the day of the festivity, on the square in front of the Assumption Cathedral of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra at 9:00. On the eve, June 24, at 5:00 pm, festive vespers will be held at the Lavra.