Site Progress to Date
The social-philanthropic activity initiated by Father Horia Marian, coordinated at the level of the parish at St. Nicholas in Vârtoapele de Sus, has been carried out annually, supporting school children, helping parishioners in need, and paying special attention to the elderly, the lonely and the sick. With Bishop Galaction’s blessing and the agreement of the Parish Council, work began on the construction of a building to meet the needs of the parish and its parishioners such as offering a hot meal after Liturgy to all those attending on Sundays and holidays, as well as a place for the young people to rehears, receive catechesis. Last year construction work began on this social center which is 80% complete.
A total of $27,900 has been granted to this site starting in 2020 until October of 2022. The financial support has been granted towards covering expenses for firewood, food, clothing, and shoes for impoverished children and old people in the village, including the construction expenses for the social center.