Cherkasy, Ukraine, March 6, 2018
The Cherkasy Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is asking for prayers for the repose of a nun who perished in a recent fire at a monastery in Chigrin, 150 miles southeast of Kiev.
“We ask your prayers for the repose of the sister of our monastery Nun Nikolaya, who died during the tragedy,” the message reads.
The fire broke out Holy Trinity Monastery on Sunday morning and was quickly contained and put out by the local fire department, reports the State Emergency Service of Ukraine for the Cherkasy Province.
“While inspecting a smoky room, rescuers found a woman with no signs of life at the place of the fire and carried her to a safe place. The attempts … to bring the woman back to life were in vain,” according to the emergency service’s report.
May her memory be eternal!