The book launch of the Ukrainian translation of “Mount Athos: The highest place on Earth” by Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki was held

On April 18, 2018 a book launch of the Ukrainian translation of the book “Athos: The highest place on Earth” written by His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki was held at Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra.

Taking part in the presentation were: the author of the book His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolaos (Hatzinikolaou) of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki having been accompanied by Fr. Oleksandr (Lysaj), His Grace Bishop Varsonofiy of Borodyanka, author of the Ukrainian translation Mr Andriy Us and the Director of “Dukh i Litera” (“Spirit and Letter”) Publishers Mr Konstantin Sihov.

At the presentation, Metropolitan Nikolaos spoke about the circumstances and the time during which he wrote the book. In particular, he stated that the book was written during Great Lent – and that the first part took three days to write, and that the second part was written in one year’s time, also during Great Lent, and took four days to complete.

The discussion was conducted in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

НАЖИВО З ЛАВРИ: презентація українського перекладу книги відомого архієрея Елладської Православної Церкви митрополита Месогейського і Лавреотікійського Миколая – «Афон – найвища точка Землі».

Опубликовано Центр інформації УПЦ 18 апреля 2018 г.

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