A center for support of ATO members’ families opened at a Greek Catholic church in Ivano-Frankivsk

14.11.2014, 16:01
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A center for spiritual and psychological assistance to the families of the ATO members was opened at St. John the Baptist Churchin Ivano-Frankivsk. According to its rector Fr.Volodymyr Vintoniv, 40 psychologists and three priests agreed to work in the center. On November 12, a presentation of the center was held, as reported by RISU reporter Natalia Paly.

141113_4.jpgThe crisis service for the families of ATO members was opened at the psychologists’ initiative, said Fr.Volodymyr. “I turned to them with a project and invited to cooperation. My project includes conducting daily prayer meetings.”

About a dozen of families have already turned to the priests and psychologists of the assistance center, several dozen soldiers returning from combat zones were also provided with spiritual and psychological assistance.

Further, the organizers plan to attract more peoplein need of special rehabilitation.

“The church created a kind of mutual support group,” adds Father Volodymyr. “People express understanding the problems of others, pray for one another and our soldiers. “

The center invites all who need help or are willing to help as volunteers. The Church of St. John the Baptist is located inIvano-Frankivsk, Mykytynetska street.

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