The 84th annual pilgrimage honoring the Mother of God will be held Sunday, Oct. 4 on the grounds of the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Basil the Great in Fox Chase Manor. The theme of this year’s pilgrimage is “A Reflection of God’s Love.”
The day begins with the opportunity for confession starting at 9 a.m. A liturgy will be celebrated at 11 a.m. by Archbishop Stefan Soroka and accompanying hierarchy and clergy. The homilist will be Bishop Bohdan Danylo, eparchial bishop at St. Josaphat in Parma. Lunch will be available afterward, featuring traditional Ukrainian food. The day will end with a prayer service (Moleben) at 4 p.m. in the Grotto.
For more information, call 215-379-3998, ext. 17 or visit www.stbasils.com.
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