The Metropolitan of Tallinn Eugene headed the celebration of the feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Estonian land

30 November 2018, on the eve of the feast of the Synaxis of the Holy Estonian land, before all-night vigil was held relics of blessed Catherine (Malkov-Panina), Holy fool for Christ’s sake, in the Cathedral of the assumption pühtitsa Dormition stavropegic convent, according to patriarhiei.

Metropolitan of Tallinn and all Estonia Eugene concelebrated by many clergy served a moleben before the relics in the chapel of the convent the alms-house, consecrated in honor of St. Alexis, Metropolitan of Moscow, and Barbara, then in procession the relics of the blessed Saint Catherine was transferred to the Cathedral of the assumption and placed in the prepared cancer.

Then in the Dormition Cathedral held a vigil, which was celebrated by the Primate of the Estonian Orthodox Arquipelago Patriarchate concelebrated by the vicar of the Tallinn diocese of the Bishop Majuscule Sergius and clergy of the Tallinn and Narva dioceses.

7 March, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church decided to cast the nun Catherine (Malkov-Panin) to the saints for local veneration in the pühtitsa convent (journal No. 7). The memory of the blessed Catherine, the Holy fool for Christ’s sake, you’re supposed to make April 22 (may 5). March 20 in the pühtitsa convent of the glorification of the blessed Staritsa Catherine, October 26, were found relics of the Saint.

On 1 December, the feast of the Synaxis of the saints of the Estonian lands, the Metropolitan Eugene celebrated the divine Liturgy in the Dormition Cathedral of the monastery Pjuhtitsky. His Eminence was assisted by the Bishop of Narva and Prigodskiy Lazarus, Martucci Bishop Sergios and the clergy of the Estonian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate.

Before the small entrance, a cleric of the Tallinn Cathedral of the Holy Prince Alexander Nevsky priest Aristarchus Swiatecki was awarded the right to wear the nabedrennik.

Upon completion of the Liturgy was committed to STS before the icons of All saints, in the land of the Estonian saints, and the Holy blessed Catherine Pjuhtitsky.

Metropolitan Eugene congratulated all with the feast, and Bishop Sergius Maruskova — commemoration day of his heavenly patron, the Holy Martyr Sergius Rakovskovo.

Then there was the presentation of the Church awards of the Estonian Orthodox Church. The rector of the Church of the Vladimir icon of the Mother of God in London, Archpriest Vladislav Alyoshin was awarded the jubilee medal in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Episcopal ordination of the priest-Martyr Platon of revel, a cleric of the Tallinn Church of St. Nicholas in Copley deacon Oleg Blades — the medal of Hieromartyr Isidore of Yuryev II degree, choir Director St. Nicholas Church in Copley N. In. Seregin — the medal of Hieromartyr Isidore of Yuryev of the first degree.

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