Governor Abbott, First Lady attend Divine Liturgy at Pokrova Ukrainian Catholic Church in Houston

The Governor's mansion lit blue, yellow in solidarity with Ukrainian people

AUSTIN, Texas – On Sunday, Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott attended the Divine Liturgy at Pokrova Ukrainian Catholic Church in Houston. They joined the parish in praying for peace and protection for the people of Ukraine. Governor Abbott had previously declared today, March 13, as a statewide Day of Prayer for Ukraine. Following the service, Governor Abbott met with Vitalii Tarasiuk, Consul General of Ukraine in Houston.

The Governor also lit the Texas Governor’s Mansion with blue and yellow lights over the weekend in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

The Office of the Texas Governor contributed the above information.