On Vagankovo sanctify and raise new bells


On November 25 Vagankovo will be held the rite of consecration of 12 new bells. After that, they will pick up on the bell tower of the Church of the Resurrection in the cemetery Vagankovsky. The new bells were cast by the parishioners of the temple. On the proposal of the rector on the skirts (lower parts) of each of the bell engraved with the names of relatives of the donors. The largest bell weighs 1700 kg, and the smallest is 80 kg. have Also been restored, unique antique temple bell, preserved to our days. In the end bell assembled a set of 15 bells, of which the most ancient – more than 1.5 centuries.

The rite of consecration of bells will make the First vicar of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, Metropolitan Arseny of Istra. His Eminence Arseny will concelebrate the rector, hegumen Peter (Eremeev) and the clergy of the parish.

In the same day, the equipment will start raise the bells to the belfry. Thus Vagankovo completes the renewal of the belfry. This will allow not only to restore the ancient temple bells lost in the Soviet years, but also to begin a larger work on the revival of liturgical traditions of the parish.

The program of the festival

24 Nov

  • 16.00 Vespers

25 Nov

  • 7.00 Clock. The divine Liturgy early. Memorial service
  • 8.00 the Prayer
  • 9.00 Clock
  • 9.30 greeting of the Bishop. Divine Liturgy late. Procession. Memorial service
  • 11.30 am consecration of the bells

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