March 20, 2016 – His Holiness Pope Francis blessed palms and olive branches and then celebrated Mass for the Feast of Palm Sunday on the Piazza of St. Peter’s Basilica. Attending the celebrations were Mother Dia Stasiuk, Sister Atanasia Anheluk, Sister Sevastiyana Zinkevych and Sister Iryneya Filipovych.
March 7 - 11, 2016 - The Basilian Governance Commission held their third meeting hosted by the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Province in their monastery in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, USA.
March 8, 2016 – On this Sunday the Mothers Prayers groups with their spiritual directors, including Sister Nazariya Mykhaylyuk, held their pilgrimage to the Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano, where they processed with the icon “Blessed Mother – Door of Mercy” through the Holy Door of th Jubilee Year of Mercy and then proceeded to the Church Sancta Scala, where many prayed climbing the holy stairs on their knees.
March 5, 2016 – Rev. David Nazar, SJ was welcomed at the Generalate. Father David led a day of Spiritual Renewal for the Sisters.
On March 3, 2016 a special Hierarchal Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Basilica of Maria Maggiore in Rome, Italy for the intention of peace in Ukraine and to commemorate 70 years since the pseudo-Sobor of Lviv, which marked the beginning of persecution and liquidation of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic church by the Communist government.
Canonical Visitation of the Sisters in the Province of Jesus, Lover of Humanity, Fox Chase Manor, PA, USA
The canonical visitation of the Sisters of the Province Jesus, Lover of Humanity in Fox Chase Manor, PA was conducted by Sister Dia Stasiuk, General Superior, February 7 – March 2, 2016. Sisters at the motherhouse had the opportunity to meet with Sister Dia individually. Sister traveled to Chicago, IL and Warren, MI to meet with those Sisters who are ministering in these Ukrainian Greek Catholic schools and parishes.