The memorial service of the Odessa diocese
The Requiem service was headed by Metropolitan of Odessa and Izmail Agafangel.
19 October in the Odessa diocese prayed for the repose of the victims of the tragedy in Kerch. This is the website of the diocese of the UOC.
The service was led by Metropolitan of Odessa and Izmail Agafangel concelebrated by the vicar of the Odessa diocese of the bishops of Arcadia, Diodorus and Victor, as well as numerous clergy. In his archpastoral speech after the funeral lithium, Metropolitan Agafangel noted that “today we remembered the fallen in the city of Kerch and the prayer asked the Lord, that He may give rest to them in the dwellings of the righteous. May God embrace them and rest in the hope of the Resurrection. And God forbid that such terrible events occur in our country, in our cities and villages. Let peace and harmony come into every human heart.”
Earlier, Metropolitan Onuphrius expressed his condolences in connection with tragedy in College Kerch.
October 17 in Kerch Polytechnic College explosion. According to media reports, 21 people were killed and about 50 injured. As it turned out, the shooting and the explosion gave 18-year-old fourth-year student of the College, who then killed himself.