21 June 2018, first Deputy Chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate, Abbot of the Novospassky Stavropegial monastery Bishop Voskresensky has Savvysource the rite of consecration of the chapel of St. George the victorious at the Military University of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation in Moscow, reports patriarhiei.
The service took place on the eve of the traditional graduation ceremony, which will be held June 23 at Poklonnaya hill. This year certificate of graduation will receive 747 graduates.
The service was attended by the chief of the Military University Lieutenant-General I. V. Mishutkin, head of the land forces of the Synodal Department for cooperation with Armed forces and law enforcement agencies, assistant chief of the Military University for work with the faithful soldiers Archpriest Dimitry Solonin, representatives of the command of the military institution and the faculty, patrons and students.
Sang a choir of cadets from the military bandmaster Department.
After the service, Vladyka Savva addressed the congregation with an archpastoral homily. “I wish this chapel was always filled with teachers and students that there is always a prayer was lifted up and everyone could come at any time to ask for the help of the Holy GreatMartyr George in all circumstances of life, including in the successful completion of examinations,” — said, in particular, the Bishop.
In conclusion, the Bishop Savva was awarded Patriarchal diplomas to those who worked hared construction of the chapel of St. George the victorious.
With 2014 in the Military University of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation is the home Church in honor of the Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow. November 5, 2019 Military University will celebrate the 100-year anniversary.