The sanctification rite took place at the site where a new church will be built in the city of Berdychiv.
A festive event and a sanctification rite took place at the place where the cross has been placed on September 15, 2021. Bishop Paisios, who is responsible for the province of Zhytomyr-Ovrutsk, presided over the service.
The new Church of the Ascension of the Lord will be built in Byzantine style, according to the Press Office of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
At the end of the event, Bishop Paisios addressed the attendees expressing gratitude for the parishioners, the priests, the donors, and all those who had the initiative for the construction of the church and for those who implement it.