January 8, 2016 – The Sisters were invited to the home of the Fratelli Giuseppinni from Mexico, our neighbors across the street from the Generalate, for a social gathering and prayer in celebration of the Christmas season. Also attending were other communities from the neighborhood - the Franciscan Sisters, Daughters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (RC) and the Sisters Servants of Immaculate Mary from Poland (RC).
January 1, 2016 – The Sisters were invited by the Basilian Fathers to join them at their Generalate in a celebration of the Feast of Saint Basil the Great. Following a Hierachal Divine Liturgy, which was celebrated by Most Reverend Dionisio Lachovicz, Apostolic Administrator for Ukrainian Catholics in Italy and Spain, and con-celebrated by Most Reverend Irenej Biyk and other priests all were invited to a celebratory dinner.
Clergy, student-seminarians, and Sisters-staff at the Pontifical Collegio Ucraino of St. Giosafat on the Gianicolo visited the Sisters at the Generalate on December 27, 2015 with joyful carolling and good wishes for the Christmas season and the coming New Year.
The Annual Pilgrimage of Ukrainians in Italy and Spain took place on December 26, 2015 to St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City, where all entered through the Holy Doors of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. A Hierarchal Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Most Reverend Dionisio Lachovicz and con-celebrated by Most Reverend Ireynej Bilyk and many other clergy.