A new spiritual center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate has appeared in Dnipro. (Video)
On August 30, 2018, on the left bank of the Dnieper River, the renovated temple of the Dnieper Diocese of the UOC-KP was opened and consecrated. Previously, there was a bookstore-archive (without books) in the territory of the Central Regional Hospital of the Dniprovsky District Hospital, not far from the large residential areas of Klochko and Livoberezhny. Then a small chapel appeared in the efforts of the priests and parishioners.
From now on, the chapel has been thoroughly repaired and every effort has been made to have a small temple of Saint Reverend Agapit Doctor of the Pechersk Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate appear in the hospital. It was on this day that Dnepropetrovsk representatives came here
Eparchies led by Bishop of Dnipro and Kryvyi Rih Bishop Simeon, as well as parishioners, residents of Dnipro and members of the public.
Together they sanctified the renewed spiritual place and now the small temple of Saint Reverend Agapitus Doctor Pechersky will live a full spiritual life, and for many residents of the area and for the sick and their loved ones it will be possible to join in prayers and sacraments.
The rector of the church of St. Reverend Agapit Doctor Pechersky - Father Vitaliy Logvin thanked everyone who joined the good cause and helped in updating the spiritual center of the Dnieper. One of the construction workers, Oleg Poltinin, received from the hands of Bishop of Dnipro and Kryvyi Rih Bishop Simeon the Blessed Diploma of the Dniprovsky Eparchy of the UOC KP.
Bishop Simeon, the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kiev Patriarchate, said that this event is very important, especially for those treated at this institution of the Central Regional Hospital (Central Regional Hospital of the Dniprovsky District) to join in prayer.
Press Center of the Dnipropetrovsk Eparchy of the UOC-KP