On May 21, in our St. Nicholas Eparchy, an extraordinary event took place - the First Graduation from the Mission Institute.
His Eminence Bishop Benedict (Aleksiychuk), before the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, at the St. Nicholas Cathedral, conferred Minor Orders.
The Ordination and Blessing of the Reader-Cantor and the Candle Bearer were received by the third year students of the Mission Institute, who were studying at the specialization of Deacon and Cantor.
After the Divine Liturgy, Bishop Benedict awarded Certificates of the Mission Institute and UCU to the graduates who defended their thesis this year and completed their studies.
Bishop urged the graduates to develop their talents through service in their parishes.
In conclusion, the graduates thanked Bishop Benedict and Fr. Roman Bobesiuk (Administrator of the Institute), for their constant support.