Clergy Drive through New York in Car Procession with the Cross

Source: DECR
Pravmir.com team | 07 April 2020

On 6 April, with the blessing of the acting administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA and Canada, Bishop Matthew of Sourozh and the clergy of St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York drove in a car procession with the cross through all the New York districts carrying an icon of St. Tikhon with a particle of his holy relics. The procession began after All-Night Vigil celebrated on the eve of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Mother of God and the 95th anniversary of the demise of the Holy Confessor Tikhon, Patriarch of All Russia.

The clergy and laity of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA were called to pray during the procession and read the akathist to St. Tikhon, the Heavenly Patron of America, the builder of the St. Nicholas Cathedral in New York.

In every district of the city – Manhattan, Brookline, Staten-Island, Brighton, Queens and Bronx – stops were made and prayers were lifted up during the spread of the harmful pandemic and for the healing of the sick.

The clergy also visited St. John of Kronstadt House of Diligence and a prayer service was held at the Chapel of Our Lady the Inexhaustible Chalice by the leaders and residents of this house.

The procession with the cross concluded at midnight at St. Nicholas Cathedral with a praise to St. Tikhon, the website of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA reports.

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