After 85 years of a hard-working life, His Beatitude Lubomyr Cardinal Husar, Emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church has passed on to his eternal reward.
Sister Lydia Anna Sawka, Vicar General, visited our Sisters in Brazil and Argentina during the months of March and April 2017, as requested to assist with Canonical Visitations by Mother Dia Stasiuk, General Superior. In Brazil the Sisters of the Delegature of St. Macrina have their main monastery and novitiate in Curitiba. They have two other homes, one in Canoinhas and the other in Reserva. Although there are only 10 Sisters in the Delegature, they have a variety of ministries and some work in service-related jobs to provide for the financial needs of the Sisters.
On April 30, 2017 the organization, “Mothers in Prayer” at the Saint Sofia Basilica marked the seventh anniversary of their founding.
At the request of the Patriarchal Commission on Monasticism, a new documentary film about vocations to consecrated life has been prepared.
At the initiative and organization of the coordinators, on April 2, 2017 the members off “Mothers in Prayer” (Rome regional) had an opportunity to pray together in the Pontifical Chapel of the Holy Stairs (Santa Scala) located across the street from the Basilica of St. John Lateran.