Deacon and parishioners in Ovruch Diocese repent of schism, return to Ukrainian Church

Deacon and parishioners in Ovruch Diocese repent of schism, return to Ukrainian Church

The schismatics’ “main focus is on politics, instead of saving the soul, ” Dcn. Georgy stated.

The repentant Dcn. Georgy is from the far right. Picture: ovruch. Church.ua

Another cleric has repented regarding the sin that is soul-destroying of and gone back to Jesus Christ within the canonical Ukrainian Church, bringing their parishioners with him.

On March 10, into the cathedral into the city of Korosten within the Zhytomyr Province, when you look at the existence of their Eminence Metropolitan Vissarion of Ovruch and Korosten and 5 priests, Deacon Georgy Shevchuk repented of their amount of time in the schismatic “Kiev Patriarchate” (KP) under “Patriarch” Philaret Denisenko, states the press service that is diocesan.

“We accept you with comfort and love and rejoice at your go back to the holy Church of Christ, which in Ukraine is headed by their Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and all sorts of Ukraine, ” Met. Vissarion told the repentant deacon.

“You desired to make amends for your sin by arranging and creating a church that is small Osivka. May the father allow you to as well as your parishioners in this holy cause, ” the bishop included.

As Dcn. Georgy penned inside the penitential page, the parishioners from their community additionally indicated the want to go back to the canonical Church and in addition penned a penitential page to the diocesan chancellor. Continue reading