August 26, 2018, 13th after Pentecost, the day the leave-taking of the feast of the Transfiguration, his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill performed the rite of great consecration of the newly constructed Church of blessed Matrona of Moscow in Dmitrov, Moscow (Znamenskoye deanery Northern Vicariate) and the divine Liturgy in the newly consecrated temple, reports patriarhiei.
The Central altar of the temple consecrated in honor of the blessed Matrona of Moscow, Nizhny — in honor of St. righteous John of Kronstadt.
His Holiness 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 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 Dimitry Sinitsyn, rector of the Church of St. Matrona of Moscow in the Dmitrov of Moscow; Archpriest Dimitry Smirnov, Chairman of the Patriarchal Commission on family matters, protection of motherhood and childhood, the rector of the Church of the Annunciation in Petrovsky Park of Moscow; Archpriest George Taranushenko, the rector of the Church of the Holy martyrs and passion-bearers Boris and Gleb in Degunino of Moscow; Archpriest Mikhail Dudko, the rector of St. innocent, Metropolitan of Moscow, in Beskudnikovo, Moscow; Archpriest Andrew Maruschak, cleric of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow; the Metropolitan clergy.
The service was attended by graduates of the Khabarovsk theological Seminary of the Korean people’s Democratic Republic: deacon Vladimir Zhang, Basil Hwang, Paul Pak and George young.
The service was attended by: Chairman of the Orthodox Committee of the DPRK Vitaly Kim Chi Sleep; the Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly 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; prefect of the Northern administrative district of Moscow V. I. Bazanchuk; first Deputy prefect of CAO on construction, reconstruction and land use Vladimir Nikitin; head of the Council of Dmitrovskiy district of Moscow Y. G. Fisenko, the builders and benefactors of the Church.
Sang liturgical hymns the choir of the Church of St. Matrona of Moscow in the Dmitrov (Regent — M. S. Zagorskaya).
On the TV channel “Union” was a live broadcast of the Patriarchal worship. The part of the faithful followed the broadcast on a large screen installed in the temple.
During the small entrance, by decree of his Holiness Patriarch Kirill, Archpriest Dimitry Sinitsyn in attention to the works on the construction of the temple of St. Matrona of Moscow in the Dmitrov of Moscow for the organization of parish life in the newly built Church was awarded the right of wearing an epigonation and pectoral cross with decorations.
After the litany of fervent supplication, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church prayed for peace in Ukraine.
During the Liturgy his Holiness ordained deacon Vladimir Zhang, a graduate of the Khabarovsk theological Seminary, to the dignity of presbyter.
Sermon before the communion the priest said Sergei Polyakov, a cleric of the temple of St. Matrona of Moscow in the Dmitrov of Moscow.
Upon completion of the Liturgy was committed performed in honor of the feast of the Transfiguration.
Then novospasskogo the Abbot of the temple Archpriest Dimitry Sinitsyn welcomed his Holiness the Patriarch and presented His Holiness with an icon of blessed Matrona of Moscow.
The Primate of the Russian Church addressed the worshippers with a primatial homily.
His Holiness thanked the Archpriest Dimitry Sinitsyn. “We appreciate all that you did together with fellow together with the parish activists, helpers, benefactors, creating this temple, and not just by building a magnificent modern Church in one of the new areas of our city, but organizing a good Christian Orthodox community. Now from the site, from adornment to the center of Your attention should be on these human souls. But the temple do not forget — perhaps there are still some work on its decoration. I would like to wish You, the clergy, parishioners, all those who labored to build this Church, God’s help and blessings in life and in work”, — said the Patriarch and donated novovoznesenka temple list turkovichi the Mother of God.
Then there was the presentation of the Church awards. In recognition of his assistance in the construction of the temple of St. Matrona of Moscow in the Dmitrov of Moscow awards were awarded:
- prefect of the Northern administrative district of Moscow V. I. Bazanchuk — the order of Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow, III degree;
- General Director of “Moscow nut company” A. N. Walkers — the order of Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow, III degree;
- General Director TD “Golden egg” A. V. Fedotov — the order of Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow, III degree;
- first Deputy prefect of the Northern administrative district of Moscow on issues of construction, reconstruction and land use Vladimir Nikitin — a medal of Saint blessed Prince Daniel of Moscow;
- the head of the Council of Dmitrovskiy district of Moscow Y. G. Fisenko — the medal of Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow;
- founder “AMIT” G. A. Dergachev, medals of the Holy blessed Prince Daniel of Moscow;
- CEO of DRS, OOO L. I. Danilov — medal of Saint blessed Prince Daniel of Moscow;
- the founder of OOO “SK Tekhstroyinvest” A. A. Obukhov — medal of Saint blessed Prince Daniel of Moscow;
- CEO, chief architect, LLC “Proektplyus” O. A. Barannikova Patriarchal diplomas.
Then his Holiness Patriarch Kirill welcomed the guests from the DPRK. “I made the ordination of a deacon Vladimir presbyter, — said the Primate of the Russian Church. — Vladimir together with a group of young people came to us from the Korean people’s Democratic Republic. This group is trained in Khabarovsk Seminary. By the grace of God, I have already ordained two clergymen for North Korea. Wishes, father Vladimir, and wish You God’s help to You as an Orthodox priest carried the light of Christ’s truth to Your people, sharing with him joy and sorrow, helping people, and through your experiences and through Your sermon to open your heart to Christ.”
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill wished the members of the delegation “God’s help in strengthening the Orthodox faith on Korean soil” and asked to convey his “greetings to Mr. Kim Jong Ynu, your national leader, with a wish for God’s help in the development of all aspects of life of the Korean people”.
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The community of the parish of blessed Matrona of Moscow in the Dmitrov was founded in December 2007. The temple was included in the Program of building of Orthodox temples in the capital.
In 2012, the community was allocated a plot at ul sofyi Kovalevskoy, VL. 14. In early 2013 construction began on a temporary Church, the first Liturgy which was celebrated on 28 April 2013. 27 November of the same year construction work began on the construction of the main temple.
August 27, 2014 Manager Northern Vicariate of Moscow, Archbishop mark of Yegorievsk performed the rite of consecration of the laying of the Foundation stone of the temple.
By January 2015 we completed the construction of the lower Church in honor of St. righteous John of Kronstadt, the first service was held on 28 April 2016, regular worship services began on 30 December 2016.
The temple of St. Matrona of Moscow was put into operation December 28, 2017.
The Church provides social services: families with children, single, poor people and those who are homeless receive help — products and things. In the Church there is Sunday school, missionary center “Matrona of Moscow”, the pilgrim service, creative workshop, youth club “Logos”, is the interaction with schools and training Centre of the Moi of Russia in Moscow. Weekends are the gospel reading. Parish Ministers of the City clinical hospital № 81, in which there is a chapel in honor of St. righteous John of Kronstadt.