Odessa priests and the young people took part in the flashmob “the Anniversary of the world”
The clergy, Orthodox youth and Sunday school students of the Odessa diocese took part in the action dedicated to the celebration of the International day of peace.
Flashmob “Anniversary of peace,” organized by the Odessa regional Peace Council, took place on 21 September, the press service of the diocese.
The purpose of the event – education of peacekeeping feelings in young people and draw attention to the problem of protecting the younger generation.
The flashmob was held along the seaside Boulevard. The celebration was attended by the Bishop of yuzhnensky Diodorus, heads of departments of youth Affairs and Education and Catechesis of the Odessa diocese Archpriest Maxim Omelchenko and Archpriest Dmitry Jakovenko, male choir of St. Iver monastery, students of theological schools women’s choir and the Regent’s office of the Odessa theological Seminary with the support of the Holy Archangel Michael nunnery, Odessa.
“Thus, the Church expressed its support for peace in the country and joined the joint prayer for Ukraine”, – explained in the diocese.
As reported by the SPM, with the blessing of Metropolitan of Zaporozhye and Melitopol Luke, in all the churches of the Zaporozhye diocese officiated services of intercession for the gift of peace.