«Such is our God, Who was born of a Virgin and lived among men; no other is to be compared to Him. The only-begotten Son, as man, is laid in a poor manger; the Master of all is wrapped in swaddling clothes; and a star announces to the magi to come and worship Him, and we sing: Holy Trinity, save our souls.»
(Prefeast of Nativity of our Lord – Third Hour)
Manor College, an institute founded by and belonging to the Sisters of St. Basil the Great, Jesus, Lover of Humanity Province, Fox Chase Manor, Pennsylvania, USA, has a special section dedicated to the preservation and advancement of Ukrainian traditions, art, and legacy called the Ukrainian Heritage Museum.
During the days of October 17-19, 2017, the Patriarchal Commission of Consecrated Life in the UGCC sponsored an International Assembly of Major Superiors, held in the Patriarchal residency in Lviv, Ukraine. The gathering was attended by representatives from twelve countries in the world, who were greeted with great joy by Most Reverend Mihailo Bubnij – head of the Patriarchal Commission of Consecrated Life in the UGCC. He shared thoughts regarding the basis goal and tasks of this Assembly.
On the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, September 14, 2017, in the magnificent Basilica in Lutyn, Slovakia a solemn ceremony took place during which Sister Terezia Benarikova from the Mother of God Province in Presov, Slovakia made her Perpetual Profession to God in the community of the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great.
August 20, 2017 is a special day in the history of the community of Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great in Ukraine.
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:
On July 30, 2017, in the novitiate house in Brukhovychi, the following Sisters made their First Temporary Profession of Vows: