16 September 2018, 16 after Pentecost, his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill performed the rite of great consecration of the Church of St. innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow the Patriarchal monastery in Beskudnikovo (Znamenskoye deanery Northern Vicariate of Moscow), and the divine Liturgy in the newly consecrated temple, reports patriarhiei. This is the fifth temple was consecrated by the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church over the last four years in Znamenskoe the deanery.
In 1996 the administration of the Northern administrative district of Moscow initiated the construction of the temple in Beskudnikovo. From the beginning of the construction of the temple was decided to be consecrated in honor of St. innocent, a great ascetic of the Russian Orthodox Church of the nineteenth century who devoted many years to the Orthodox enlightenment of the peoples of Siberia and America. In 2018 celebrated 150 years of the ascension of St. innocent of Moscow at the Department. In 1997, work began on the construction of the temple. 15 Sep 2006 there was a small consecration of the Church.
When performing the rite of the great consecration and divine Liturgy, his Holiness Patriarch Kirill concelebrated: Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk, head of the Administrative Secretariat of the Moscow Patriarchate; Bishop of Bronnitsy Paramon, Abbot of the Donskoy stavropegic monastery, managing North and North-West by the vicariates of Moscow; Archpriest Vladimir Diakov, Secretary of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia for Moscow; Archpriest Sergiy Kulikov, rector of the Church of the Holy unmercenaries Cosmas and Damian in Kosmodemyanskaya, the Dean of the Znamensky district North of the Vicariate of Moscow; Archpriest Mikhail Dudko, the rector of St. innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow the Patriarchal monastery in Beskudnikovo, chief editor of the newspaper “Orthodox Moscow”; Archpriest Sergiy Wild, rural Dean of the deanery of all saints, the Abbot of the temple Martyr St. George in Kopteva; Archpriest Andrew Maruschak, cleric of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, the clergy of the capital.
The service was attended by the Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Advisor to the mayor of Moscow, the adviser of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia concerning construction of V. I. resin; Chairman of the international Affairs Committee of the State Duma L. Slutsky, prefect of the Northern administrative district of Moscow V. I. Bazanchuk, the head of Beskudnikovsky district of Moscow. Milacheva.
Among the worshippers at the divine service were benefactors, builders and charity providers of the new Church.
Singing the Liturgy was the choir of the Church of St. innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow the Patriarchal monastery in Beskudnikovo (Regent V. A. Krasnov), and the children’s choir of the Sunday school under the management of N.. Sedova.
On the TV channel “Union” was a live broadcast of the Patriarchal worship.
In accordance with the definitions of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church from 14 September 2018 great praise began with the proclamation of many years, Theodore, his Beatitude the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria (journal No. 69), the litany of fervent supplication was vospalilis petition to the unity of Holy Orthodoxy (issue No. 70):
“Again we pray to the Lord and Savior hedgehog sohraniti unity and Orthodoxy of the Orthodox Church all over the world staying and taravati her peace and BizMedia, love and harmony, RAM thee, o Lord, hear and have mercy.
Again we pray for the hedgehog with favor and grace in the Holy Orthodox Church and sohraniti th from divisions and schisms, strife and discord, but will not shrink and will not shake the unity of her, but Yes is famous for it Trisagion Your name, RAM thee, o Lord, hear and have mercy”.
After the litany of fervent supplication, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church prayed for peace in Ukraine.
During the Liturgy his Holiness Patriarch Kirill ordained deacon Sergius Pravdoliubov, a clergyman of the Church of St. innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow the Patriarchal monastery in Beskudnikovo, to the dignity of presbyter.
Sermon before the communion the priest said Constantine Fedulov, clergyman of the Church of St. Pimen the Great in New Collars of Moscow.
After the service the rector novospasskogo Archpriest Mikhail Dudko, welcomed the Primate of the Russian Church and presented His Holiness with a carved image of St. innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill addressed the congregation with a primatial homily.
In Dar novovoznesenka the temple, the Primate gave a list of the Smolensk icon of the Mother of God, thanking the rector, clergy, benefactors and parish asset for work in the construction and adornment of the temple and the development of parish life. “The temple is very beautiful, cozy, wonderful designed, located in a very busy area of Moscow. I think that people will always fill the walls of this Church and it is through prayer find peace of soul and the grace of God,” said his Holiness.
Then his Holiness Patriarch Kirill presented Church awards.
In attention to the works on the construction of the temple of St. innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow the Patriarchal monastery in Beskudnikovo, Moscow, Archpriest Mikhail Dudko, of the said Abbot of the temple, the chief editor of the newspaper “Orthodox Moscow”, was awarded the order of St. innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow and Kolomna, class III.
In recognition of his assistance to the Russian Orthodox Church, Vice-President of LUKOIL Leonid A. Fedun awarded the order “Glory and Honor” III degree.
Patriarchal letter of commendation was awarded to: in recognition of his assistance to the Russian Orthodox Church, the General Director of “Spartak Stadium” A. A. Fedun; in recognition of his assistance in the construction of the temple of St. innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow the Patriarchal monastery in Beskudnikovo, Moscow — the head of the Council Beskudnikovsky district T. Y. Milesaway and assistant to the rector of the Church of St. innocent of B. T. Ivashkin.
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In 1996 the administration of the Northern administrative district of Moscow initiated the construction of the temple in Beskudnikovo. Small nearby temples during the holidays simply ceased to accommodate everyone to pray, so consecration of the new temple was looking forward to. From the beginning of the construction of the temple was decided to be consecrated in honor of St. innocent, a great ascetic of the Russian Orthodox Church of the nineteenth century who devoted many years to the Orthodox enlightenment of the peoples of Siberia and America. Despite the fact that SVT. Innocent of Moscow Holy temples consecrated in his honor in the capital by that time was not yet.
In 1997, work began on the construction of the temple under the project of architects A. V. Bormotova, V. I. Iacobini, which was based on the drawings of the Church of the Holy Trinity in the estate Yershovo Zvenigorod district (arch. A. G. Grigoriev). According to the project, the anticipated construction of the upper larger and lower Church. In November 2000, the Church of St. Nicholas. Innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow was assigned to the temple SVT. Nicholas near Solomennaya storozhka. Since that time, the rector was father Mikhail Mikhailov.
At the temple there was erected a memorial cross in memory of fallen soldiers in Afghanistan and Chechnya, who lived in the North of Moscow. On the pedestal of the cross placed plaques with their names.
October 31, 2004 was made the first prayer in the temple and in the temple were installed Windows and doors, the parish rector blessed to continue a regular service of worship on Sunday and public holidays. 15 Sep 2006 there was a small consecration of the Church.
September 15 2006 was brought and installed on a temporary belfry are four bells, ordered on the donations of parishioners. February 18, 2007 was held the first session of the Sunday school of the temple SVT. Innocent. 21 Jul 2007 donated from America by the descendants of St. innocent of Moscow, were transferred to the icon with the relics of the Saint.
October 6, 2008, the day of the parish feast day, the Church held its first hierarchal Liturgy. Divine Liturgy, moleben and a procession led by Archbishop Arseny of Istra.
The year 2011 saw for the temple a large-scale repair work and works on the decoration of the temple. In the fall of 2012 in the temple were marble floors.
March 18, 2012 at the Church of the first meeting of the youth club. From 1 April 2012 are weekly meetings on Sundays after the late Liturgy. The main goals and objectives of the club — Christian education of youth, by the Union through the involvement in active participation in public and Church life.
4 July 2012, started the group “Gospel conversations”, which in an informal and confidential setting, collaborative reading and subsequent discussion of passages from the gospel.
In 2012 as a gift to the Church was transferred to the relics of St. Nicholas. Ambrose of Milan, SVT. Gregory Dialogus, Pope of Rome, and Martyr Nazarius of Milan.
September 20, 2013 by the decree of Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, the new appointed rector of the Church Archpriest Michael Dudko.
Temple address: 127474, Moscow, Dmitrovskoe shosse, VL. 66.