Nikolskoye, Donetsk, February 2, 2023
Fr. Boniface (left), Mother Savva (right). Photo: pravlife.org
Two inhabitants of the Holy Dormition-Sts. Nicholas and Basil Monastery were killed in shelling in the Donetsk village of Nikolskoye on Tuesday evening.
Hieromonk Boniface died during the shelling and Schemanun Savva died the next morning from wounds received the day before, reports Orthodox Life.
The monastery, founded by the beloved Elder Zosima (Sokur, †2002) has been continually shelled throughout the war. 80% of the monastery’s buildings have been damaged or destroyed, and other inhabitants, including refugees, have died in attacks.
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