Honoured and blessed by the presence at “Our Lady of Damascus”, Valletta, of Venedykt (Aleksiychuk), Protosyncellus, Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv Archeparchy of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

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During the month of August, 2016, our Greek Catholic community was honoured and blessed by the presence of Venedykt (Aleksiychuk), Protosyncellus, Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv Archeparchy of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. This is the third time that Bishop Venedykt is visiting our community. During his month-long stay, His Eminence officiated the divine liturgy with our Parish Priest, Fr George Mifsud. After liturgy, our community has had the welcome opportunity to meet Bishop Venedykt personally in a very friendly atmosphere. Moreover, he has also made frequent visits to the Mater Dei hospital to visit a member of our community. The Ukrainian bishop, apart from being very much attached to our Greek Catholic Church, is also a great admirer of the Maltese islands. During the past four weeks we have become used to His Eminence’s presence among us on Sundays and we shall certainly miss him a lot when he returns to the Ukraine. May the Almighty God bless Bishop Venedykt and keep him under the protection of His All-Holy Mother, Our Lady of Damascus.