Meeting of children in the Dnieper Mother Temple. (Video)
In the regional center of Dnipropetrovsk, on the territory of the temple complex in honor of the "Nativity of the Blessed Virgin" of the Dniprovsk Eparchy of the UOC KP, a good meeting of children with disabilities of the Dnieper Orphanage and families of representatives of the Novokodatsky District of the Regional Center was held.
The meeting was supported by the Patron of the Diocese, President of the International Solidarity Charitable Foundation, Alexander Petrovsky.
This event for children and their parents began with a prayer during which they prayed for the health of children and for peace in Ukraine. At the end of the prayer, the guests were blessed by the clergy through the sprinkling of holy water and anointing with holy oil. After the liturgy a festive meal was held during which the children had the opportunity to communicate with each other, to receive advice from the priest.
After the tea party, the invited masters of the Petrykiv Dyvotsvit Folk Art Center held a master class on Petryk painting. The warm meeting was accompanied by good mood, smiles, and creative talents.
The rector of the temple complex in honor of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary of the Dnipro Eparchy of the UOC-KP Archpriest Vitaliy Lopushansky thanked everyone who joined this good cause and called on all Christians to do good! By supporting and assisting such children, we do service to God! May the Lord reward you with a hundred years for all good works! said the abbot in his speech.
And for the children, this meeting was a good opportunity to talk, get to know each other and learn something new for themselves. For them, every meeting is a holiday and it is important to just not forget about these little citizens of our country.