In Berdichev, Zhytomyr region continues to prepare for the arrival of the pilgrims of Roman Catholics from different parts of Ukraine, Europe and the world, on 20 and 21 July 2019 will participate in pilgrimage celebrations of the Mother of God of God the Holy scapular
“This year, experience a feast of the Mother of God’s Holy Scapulary in the context of the Year of the sanctity of marriage and family in Ukraine. Also, our solemnity coincides with the day of the elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Want hope for a better future for families in our state to give custody of the blessed virgin Mary. So, like every year, we invite you all to a pilgrimage to the sanctuaries in Berdichev. Prayer call our meeting “the mother of God Ukrainian family under His protection, accept” – is the embodiment of our desire to entrust to the virgin all the families living on the Ukrainian land. I especially want to ask about strengthening love, healing from misunderstandings, freed from harmful to relations of dependency. I hope Berdichevsky icon to obtain from the good God we need grace,” – said the guardian of the sanctuary, father Rafail Miskovsky.
For several weeks in the square of St. John Paul II in Berdichev work continues on the construction of three main objects: field altars, towers for media and platforms for musicians and choir. Construct employees of the monastery, the parishioners, brethren and the Discalced Carmelites nuns of the Congregation of St. Theresa of the child Jesus.
According to the father of Myskovskogo this year in Berdichev will arrive about 15 Hiking groups and two groups of cyclists.
Meet pilgrims will be on Saturday, July 20 from 16.00.
At 18:00 the service of God, headed by the conference of bishops of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine, Bishop ordinary of the Odesa-Simferopol eparchy of Bronislaw bernacki, and the sermon pronounced by the Bishop of Kyiv-Zhytomyr diocese Vitaly Krivitsky.
From 22:00 on July 20 until 6:00 on July 21 in the temple last night prayer vigil dedicated to the protection of Ukrainian families.
In the morning of June 21 in the Church will be a worship service.
At 9:30 will begin the rosary at St. John Paul II, and 11:00 – release Liturgy headed by Archbishop Tomasso Caputo. He will serve the bishops of Ukraine, headed by Bishop Biernacki. Also participating in the celebrations will be the representatives of the authorities and the diplomatic corps and official delegations.