His Beatitude Onufry led the divine service in Kievo-Pecherskaya Lavra

His Beatitude Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Onufry

In a sermon during the divine service Metropolitan Onufry explained the Savior’s parable of the ten virgins.

27 January 2019 to the day the leave-taking of the feast of the Epiphany, his Beatitude Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine Onufry divine Liturgy at the Church in honor of venerable Anthony and Theodosius of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. Reported Information-enlightenment Department of the UOC.

The Primate was assisted by Metropolitan of Vyshgorod and Chernobyl Paul, Archbishop Panteleimon buchansky and the clergy of the monastery.

After the gospel reading, the Archpastor addressed the congregation with a sermon. Metropolitan Onufry explained the Savior’s parable of the ten virgins and told how to acquire spiritual the oil of good works for the worthy meeting of the Lord.

“If we can help another – help. If we can’t help him, at least sympathize with the neighbor, which is in sickness, in sorrow, in trouble. At least to sympathize with him, to pray for him – this will be a drop of oil that we put in our souls”, – said his Beatitude Onufry.

During worship was lifted up an ardent prayer for peace in Ukraine and unity of the Orthodox Church.

Earlier his Beatitude Onufry said that the person has every opportunity to be saved. For this you need to fill the soul with the oil of good deeds.

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