Acting Vicar of St. Elijah's Monastery of the UOC-MP was killed during shelling in the Luhansk region
This is reported by the Facebook page of the Diocese of Severodonetsk, UOC-MP, according to Orthodox Life.
Hieromonk Parfeny (Oleksiy Fedorchenko) was born on January 11, 1958.
On March 29, 2009, he was ordained a deacon by Bishop Agapit of Severodonetsk and Starobilsk. On July 19, 2009, he was elevated to the priesthood. He served as a priest in the Church of St. Theodosius of Chernihiv in the village of Mykhailivka.
On March 30, 2020, Metropolitan Nykodym of Severodonetsk and Starobilsk was tonsured a monk with the name Parthenius, in honor of St. Parthenius of Kyiv. He was appointed acting Vicar of St. Elijah's monastery in Varvarivka.