The relics of St. George was taken to the All Saints Church in Kiev

05 Nov

Saints ChurchThe power of the Christian St. George , first delivered to worship in the Ukraine , were transferred from the Kiev- Pechersk Lavra church in Kiev , All Saints . All Saints Church is being built on the territory of the Cathedral of Resurrection of the UOC MP . Today , on the eve of the liturgy around the temple was made a procession , headed by carrying casket with a particle of the right hand of St. George the Victorious. As explained by the Press Secretary for the UOC Arch priest George Konovalenko George highly esteemed both in Ukraine and in Russia he is considered the patron saint of Kyiv and is depicted on the emblem of Moscow.

Yuri Dolgoruky, the founder of which lies in the Kiev- Pechersk Lavra. It is reported that in the Church of All Saints shrine will stay until November 10 , after which it will be able to worship the faithful in Kharkiv , Donetsk, Dnepropetrovsk ,  Lviv and dioceses. In early December, the relics of Saint George to return to Kiev – in the Transfiguration Cathedral . It should be noted that the shrine , which is permanently stored in the Xenophon Monastery on Mount Athos in Greece, was taken to the Cathedral of the Dormition Kyiv- Pechersk Lavra more 30 October a group of priests of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate , headed by Bishop Borodyansky Varsonofy . Together with the reliquary with the relics of St. George Monastery of Mount Athos brought a list of ancient icons of X century. Shrine in Ukraine accompanies the governor of the monastery , Architectonic Alexis Xenophon .

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