Consecration and blessing of the monastery Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Mother in the Templein Zhytomyr, Ukraine on November 22, 2015
The consecration and blessing was celebrated by Major-Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk along with numerous con-celebrating priests.
Joining the Sisters in joyous celebrations were many guests and benefactors. Basilian Sisters from many other monasteries gladly came to join in the festivities. Major-Archbishop Sviatoslav warmly addressed the Sisters and wished them strength and openness in their ministries meeting the needs and continuing service of the people and in response to the call of our Lord.
Sr. Nazariya Mykhaylyuk, OSBM, currently a General Councillor, was involved in the design of the Church and is continuing writing the iconography with the help of others, including Sr. Dia Zahurska, Sr. Yevstakhiya Romanchuk, Sr. Mykhayila Kindra, and Sr. Khrystofora Ternynko (all from the Holy Trinity Province, Ukraine) who are assisting her in August.