In the main temple of Kuzbass, there was a ceremony of the hand of St. Spyridon of trimythous


5 September 2018 in Znamensky Cathedral in Kemerovo held a meeting of the ark with the right hand of the Holy Hierarch and Wonderworker Spyridon, Bishop of trimythous, reports patriarhiei.

In the meeting of the Shrine was attended by the head of the Kuzbass Metropolia, Metropolitan of Kemerovo and Prokopyevsk Aristarchus, Bishop Novokuznetsk and Tashtagol Vladimir, Kemerovo deans of the diocese and the clergy of the Cathedral clergy and Novokuznetsk diocese, and Greek priests attached to the Shrine.

The service was attended by the Chairman of the Committee for cooperation with religious organisations of administration of the Kemerovo region E. S. Ivanov.

The ark met in the Cathedral square, the Shrine made in the Vladimir chapel of the Znamensky Cathedral and installed in the Central part of the temple, and then began divine Liturgy.

After the gospel reading, many pilgrims, arrived from different cities of the Siberian Federal district, had the opportunity to venerate the Shrine.

Sang liturgical hymns of the Episcopal choir of the Znamensky Cathedral, under the management of J. V. Chebotareva. After the augmented litany was a prayer for peace in Ukraine. Sermon before communion, said the rector of the Church of the Resurrection in Leninsk-Kuznetsky priest Dimitry Lavrov.

After the Liturgy, Metropolitan Aristarchus read his message on the occasion of bringing in Kuzbass of the relics of St. Spyridon, the then head of the Kuzbass Metropolia struck the hand of Saint Spyridon the numerous faithful and pilgrims, after which the priests performed the glorification at the venerable relics of the Saint.

Bishop Vladimir again overshadowed the gathering in the temple the hand of the Saint, the pilgrims then venerated the icon.

Metropolitan Aristarchus thanked all pribish in Kemerovo to worship one of the most revered saints of the Russian people. In the capital of Kuzbass, the icon will stay until September 6.

In Russia, the Shrine will remain until October 15. To venerate the relics in the Moscow region, Tula, St-Petersburg, Tver, Saratov, Cheboksary, Yaroslavl and Moscow. Of the relics of Saint Spyridon is organized by the Charitable Fund named after Saint Prince Vladimir. The Fund, established in 2015, support social initiatives, charitable and educational programs. Detailed information about the offering placed on the site

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