In Kiev, are preparing to meet the icon with the relics of the Holy Apostle Andrew

The icon had to pray believers of many dioceses of the Ukrainian

Relic arrives in the capital of Ukraine on the Dnieper river to mark the Baptism of Rus.

July 26 at 8:00 on the capital’s river station (Poshtova square) will host a meeting of the Orthodox shrines of Greece – the icon of the Apostle Andrew with a particle of his relics and a particle of the cross on which the Saint was crucified.

On the same day, in the refectory Church of Anthony and Theodosius of the caves in the Kiev-Pechersk monastery at 16:00 will be a briefing on the occasion of the arrival in Kiev shrines that will participate in the procession on July 27.

In the UOC said that this year the faithful will be able to worship 8 Orthodox shrines, including the icon of the Apostle Andrew, which was driven by the waters of the Dnieper. The wonderworking icon stayed at Kremenchuk, Cherkasy, Kamenskaya dioceses to commit prayers.

The miraculous icon of St. Andrew the Apostle, written in the monastery in Patras (Greece), sent to Kyiv for the celebration 1030-anniversary of the Baptism of Rus by the Apostle upon the waters of the Dnieper. Metropolitan Chrysostomos, managing Patrickou metropolis, has invested in the icon of the Holy relics of the Apostle and of the cross on which he was crucified.

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