24 Aug 2018 in Russia with the blessing of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill arrived on the ark with the right hand (right hand) of St. Spyridon Greek island of Corfu. The first and only place of stay of the Shrine in the South of Russia was Catherine’s Cathedral of the city of Krasnodar, according to patriarhiei.
From 12.30 (August 24) to 9.00 (25 August) the relics of the Saint he venerated more than eight thousand people. The pilgrims come from Abkhazia, Crimea, Adygeya, Volgograd and Astrakhan regions, the Chechen Republic and Stavropol territory.
Turn to the relics lasted for a quarter in front of the Catherine Cathedral. People hold it for a few hours. Volunteers bring water to the pilgrims. The Cathedral has a kiosk with pastries, there are benches on which to relax. Queue the volunteers passed the elderly, pregnant women, families with young children.
To see the schedule of services that will be made in the Cathedral during the stay of the relics here. Also these days the daily worship is made by a Metropolitan ekaterinodarsky and Kuban Isidor (schedule of services see the link).
The reliquary containing the hand of St. Spyridon of trimythous will leave the Kuban capital on August 29 at 21.00.
At the moment, continuing recruitment of volunteers willing to take duty in the Cathedral during the days of stay in this ark with the right hand of Saint Spyridon. You may enroll by phone +7 918 930-95-54, the press service of Ekaterinodar eparchy.
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In Russia, the Shrine will remain until October 15. To venerate the relics will be in Krasnodar, Yekaterinburg, Krasnoyarsk, Kemerovo, 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 Vladimir. The Fund, established in 2015, support social initiatives, charitable and educational programs.
Detailed information about the offering placed on the site https://spiridon.patriarchia.ru.