On August 1, 2017 on the Feast of our Reverend Saint Mother Macrina two postulants were accepted into the Novitiate and received their monastic habits and names:
Kozun, Viktorija – Sister Estera (Esther)
Andrijiw, Anastasiya – Sister Ahnija
Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Church of St. Onufrius. The main celebrant was Reverend Viktor Kvasniy, OSBM with many invited clergy concelebrating.