About 20 thousand people venerated the relics of Spyridon of trimythous in the Tver diocese


In the night from 14 to 15 September 2018 from St. Petersburg in the Cathedral of Saint blessed Grand Prince Alexander Nevsky of the city of Tver was borne the ark with the right hand of St. Spyridon, reports patriarhiei. A meeting of the Shrine was headed by the Metropolitan of Tver and Kashin Sawa.

September 15, the ark was transported in the Voskresensky Cathedral Church of Tver. Upon arrival shrines Metropolitan Sawa made in the Cathedral divine Liturgy and the moleben. His Eminence was concelebrated by the clergy of the diocese of Tver, and also in Holy orders, accompanying the Shrine. On this day to venerate the honourable relics of St. Spyridon are about 15 thousand people. Prayers with reading of the akathist to the Saint was served by the Cathedral clergy before the closing of the temple. Necessary assistance to the pilgrims was provided by the volunteers.

16 September, the relic was brought into the Staritsa assumption monastery. The divine Liturgy, Abbot of the monastery, hegumen Dimitry (Sevostyanov).

In the temple pristavali Chairman of the Board of Fund of revival Staritsky Uspensky monastery Viktor Khristenko, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation on social policy Tatyana Golikova, the head of the Staritsky district, Sergey Zhuravlev.

After the Liturgy a moleben was served to St. Spyridon Trimifuntsky.

During the day, before the Shrine was finished prayers with reading of the akathist to St. Spyridon.

Together with the faithful residents of Oxbow lakes to venerate the relics of St. Spyridon came to the pilgrims from the surrounding districts.

“In total over the weekend to worship one of the greatest Christian shrines in the Tver region came about 20 thousand people. In Tver in the walls of the resurrection Cathedral, where the relics were September 15, they gathered about 15 thousand, and on Sunday in the town of Staritsa assumption monastery is approximately 5 thousand. Came numerous groups of pilgrims, the doors were opened to the last volunteer,” — said the head of the information service of the Tver Archdiocese priest Maxim Mishchenko.

Of the relics of Saint Spyridon is organized by the Charitable Fund named after Saint Prince Vladimir. Earlier the Shrine was able to worship the inhabitants of Krasnodar, Yekaterinburg, Krasnoyarsk, Kemerovo, the Moscow region, Tula, St. Petersburg. On August 17, the ark with the right hand of St. Spyridon was delivered to Saratov.

According to the materials of the Tver diocese and spiridon.patriarchia.ru

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