Kiev Caves Lavra praying for repose of the deceased and reconciliation of opposing parties

This was reported on the website of the Dormition Kiev Caves Lavra.

February 20 was announced a day of national mourning in the Ukraine for with the human victims, resulting from the mass disorders in the country.

After a Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Conception of St. Anna, the brethren of the Kiev Caves Lavra performed a funeral service, offering up their prayers for the repose of those who had been killed during the conflicts. Another funeral service was performed after the later Divine Liturgy at the Dormition Cathedral of the Monastery as well.

Throughout the period of the ongoing conflict in the Ukraine, prayers for reconciliation of the hostile parties are offered up unceasingly at the Kiev Caves Lavra.