Today, in Odesa, the head of the OPPOSITION BLOC faction, Vadym Novynskyi, took part in the Procession on the Day of Remembrance of the glorious and all-heavenly apostles Peter and Paul and the celebration of the wonderworking Kasperovsky Icon of the Mother of God – the Heavenly Patroness of the Black Sea Region, Odesa. The mayor of Odesa Hennadii Trukhanov, MP from the OPPOSITION BLOC Serhiy Kivalov, MPs of the OPPOSITION BLOC factions of the local councils of Odesa Oblast also took part in the celebrations.
In total, about 5 thousand people took part in the march with Kasperovsky miraculously, the Queen of Heaven. They were going from the Holy Dormition Cathedral on Preobrazhenska Street to the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral on Cathedral Square.
The festive Divine Liturgy at the Holy Dormition Cathedral in Odesa was performed by His Eminence Agafangel, Metropolitan of Odesa and Izmail. A festive prayer service was held on the square in front of the cathedral, during which the clergy headed by His Eminence Agafangel offered prayers for peace in Ukraine and for the prosperity of God-saved Odesa.
“May the wonderworking image of the Kasperovsky Icon of the Mother of God save Odesa and all of Ukraine, as it saved the city from the enemy troops in 1854, in the Crimean War! We pray for peace in our native country,” Vadym Novynskyi emphasized in his address to the believers.