His Beatitude Sviatoslav will take part in the jubilee celebration of the 500th anniversary of the church in Vilnius

Friday, 23 May 2014, 21:21
On 7-9 June 2014 will be held the jubilee celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Holy Trinity Church in Vilnius (Lithuania), which was built in 1514 by Prince Constantine of Ostrog.

At the beginning of XVII century in the sanctuary accomplished his spiritual exploit the Apostle of Church Unity - Holy Martyr Josaphat Kuntsevych through whom the Lord God reorganized the Basilian Order and spiritually revived the united Kyiv Metropolitan Country, and his martyr's blood forever sealed the unity of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church with the Apostolic See.

The jubilee celebration will begin with Liturgy headed by the Head of the UGCC, His Beatitude Sviatoslav concelebrated with the Papal Nuncio and the Archbishop of Vilnius on June 7, 2014 (beginning at 10 am).

The jubilee program of celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Holy Trinity Church

June 7, 2014

8.30 - Matins

9.30 - The meeting of His Beatitude Sviatoslav, the Papal Nuncio and the Archbishop of Vilnius

 10.00 - Jubilee Liturgy - choir «Cantemus» from Ivano -Frankivsk is singing

The Word of Apostolic Nuncio. Patriarch Sviatoslav presents commemorative leaflets

12.00 - Festive meal, concerts

18.00 - Evening of Litia

19.00 - Jubilee concert in the church of the Holy Trinity

June 8, 2014 (Sunday Pentecost)

9.00 - Matins

10.00 - Conference. Presentation of the monograph of Dr. Aldon Vasylyauskyene "Studio of Vasyl’ Zin’ko" Sister Raphaila" historical and biographical context, academic commentary and theological terminology". Prof. M. Mel’nyk

10.30 - Solemn Divine Liturgy is headed by the Proto-achimandrite Genesio Viomar, OSBM, choir «Cantemus» from Ivano -Frankivsk is singing

13.00 - Festive meal

15.00 - Concert in honor of the anniversary of the church in Vilnius Town Hall

18.00 - Vespers with the Kneeling Prayers

 

June 9, 2014 (Dedication Day of the Holy Trinity)

9.00 - Matins

10.00 - Solemn Divine Liturgy is headed by the Proto-hegumen Panteleymon Salamakha, OSBM

12.00 - Thank Akathistus to the Most Holy Trinity, choir «Cantemus» is singing

15.00 - Photo Exhibition of the Church in the city administration on 3, Constitution Street

18.00 – Vespers, Basilian Brothers are singing

Address: 7B, Aušros Vartų gatvė, Vilnius (Lithuania)

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