Metropolitan Onuphry Congratulates Medical Workers on Their Professional Holiday

Pravmir.com team | 22 June 2020

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry, Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, congratulated all medical workers on their professional holiday, which was celebrated on June 21 in Ukraine this year, reports the Information and Education Department of the UOC.

In his archpastor’s homily at the end of the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, the metropolitan emphasized that on this day the Church offers special prayers “for all who work in the field of medicine: for doctors, for junior medical personnel, and all those who perform today (especially today) such selfless feat. ”

“They are putting themselves at risk to help everyone who fell sick and needs help,” said His Beatitude Onuphry.

The metropolitan congratulated the medical workers and wished everyone good health.

“May the Lord bless our doctors, give them health and all prosperity, and may God have mercy on all of us. So that the doctors would become the people whom we respect and love, but whose service we would not need,” he noted.

“Certainly, it may be possible when we … will follow the path of holiness. May the Lord bless us all,” Metropolitan Onuphry added.

Система Orphus Do you see a mistake in the text? Highlight it and click: Ctrl + Enter
Since you are here…

…we do have a small request. More and more people visit Orthodoxy and the World website. However, resources for editorial are scarce. In comparison to some mass media, we do not make paid subscription. It is our deepest belief that preaching Christ for money is wrong.

Having said that, Pravmir provides daily articles from an autonomous news service, weekly wall newspaper for churches, lectorium, photos, videos, hosting and servers. Editors and translators work together towards one goal: to make our four websites possible - Pravmir.ru, Neinvalid.ru, Matrony.ru and Pravmir.com. Therefore our request for help is understandable.

For example, 5 euros a month is it a lot or little? A cup of coffee? It is not that much for a family budget, but it is a significant amount for Pravmir.

If everyone reading Pravmir could donate 5 euros a month, they would contribute greatly to our ability to spread the word of Christ, Orthodoxy, life's purpose, family and society.

Dear Friends,

Our website exists owing to your generous assistance, thanks to the funds donated by our beloved readers.

Please assist us in the continuation of our work.