Sister Lawrencia Semjaniv, SSMI – 60th Anniversary of Consecrated Life

The parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in Montreal, celebrated a Divine Liturgy for the intention of Sister Lawrencia Semjaniv, SSMI, who is celebrating her 60th Anniversary of Consecrated Life this year. The celebration took place on the evening of August 19, 2020, the Feast of the Transfiguration, on the Julian Calendar, with pastor, Rev. Ihor Oshchipko presiding.

Sister Lawrencia entered the SSMI Congregation on July 11, 1960, in former Yugoslavia, and became a member of the Canadian Province of Christ the King in 1976. She has been missioned in Montreal since 1984.

L to R: Anna Babka-Konevych, cantor; Rev. Ihor Oshchipko, pastor; Sr. Lawrencia Semjaniv, SSMI; Subdeacon Iurii Konevych, cantor.
Photo courtesy of Anna Babka-Konevych.