Sunday of veneration of the Cross

Divine Liturgy on the Sunday of the Cross, the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the parish in honor of Christ the Savior in Tagaytay, Philippines. After the service, families with children were presented with complex vitamins necessary for the proper growth and development of the growing body

Prayers on Tubabao

On March 29, the secretary of the Philippine-Vietnamese Diocese, Hieromonk Cornelius (Molev) and the chairman of the missionary department of the diocese, Priest Moses Kahilig, celebrated a prayer service to St. John of Shanghai on Tubabao Island, where the saint stayed from 1949 to 1951 together with Russian refugees. On March 30, on parental Saturday, a memorial service was held for the deceased compatriots at the Guian cemetery.

Prayers for victims of terrorism

In the Philippines, prayers for the repose of the innocently murdered in the Crocus City Hall were sent up. On March 24, with the blessing of His Eminence Pavel, Metropolitan of Manila and Hanoi, funeral services were held in the parishes of the Philippine-Vietnamese Diocese for the innocently murdered during the terrorist attack in Russia. Prayer petitions for the speedy healing of all the victims were also announced at the Divine Liturgies.

Filipino citizens deeply empathize with the tragedy that has occurred and sincerely pray for the repose of the souls of the deceased, for the speedy healing of the injured and the consolation of loved ones. Knowing firsthand the evil that comes from terrorist ideologies, Filipinos ask to convey their deepest condolences to Russian brothers and sisters.