On January 28, 2024, on the 34th Sunday after Pentecost, Metropolitan Symeon of Vinnytsia and Bar celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Transfiguration Cathedral in Vinnytsia. The Archpastor was concelebrated by Archpriest Vitaliy Holoskevych, Archpriest Oleksiy Volkov, Archpriest Dymytriy Pylyn, Archdeacon Vladyslav Demchenko and priests from another Dioceses.
During the service, prayers for Ukrainian soldiers and Ukraine's victory over the russian aggressor were offered.
Also during the Liturgy, priestly and deacon ordinations were performed. Metropolitan Symeon ordained a clergyman of the Diocese, Deacon Rostyslav Semenchuk, as a priest and Vasyl Stempen as a deacon.
At the conclusion of the service, the Archpastor delivered a sermon.
On this day, the early and late ("hierarchical") Divine Liturgies were celebrated in the Cathedral.
Press service of the Diocese of Vinnytsia and Bar of the UOC (OCU)