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A new church is consecrated in the Ukrainian village of Moshkov to replace the one seized by “OCU”

A new church is consecrated in the Ukrainian village of Moshkov to replace the one seized by “OCU”
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15 December 2021 year 10:13

A Ukrainian Orthodox community of St. Michael’s church in the village of Moshkov, Rovno region, Ukraine, has built a new church thanks to the benefactors to replace the one seized by the “OCU” raiders. 

On December 13, 2021, the commemoration day of St. Andrew the First-Called, a new church was consecrated in the village, and the festive Liturgy was celebrated in it by Bishop Pimen of Rovno and Ostrog. Attending the service were many priests from the neighbouring parishes and pilgrims. 
After the Liturgy, Bishop Pimen greeted rector of the church Rev. Andrei Mulyar on his Nameday, and said the words of gratitude to him, the benefactors and all the worshippers. He presented church awards to all who have contributed to the construction of the new church building. 
The construction began in 2020. Fr Andrei said that having taken part in it were the caring parishioners and benefactors from different communities. 

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The church building of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the village of Moshkov was seized by the “OCU” raiders in 2019. The parishioners, left without a church, had to worship in the open and then in an old house that was made available by a local villager and equipped as a church.

DECR Communication Service/Patriarchia.ru