First Church Wedding Ceremony in Years of War Held in Damascus

Pravmir.com team | 13 November 2018

On November 11, 2018, the Divine Liturgy and the Sacrament of Marriage took place at the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus.

The Sacrament of Marriage for Dimitry and Olga, the Russians working in Syria was officiated by Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East.

After the service, he congratulated the couple, who have already been married for thirty years, on the church marriage and wished them God’s aid in their life and success in their difficult work in Syria, website of the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church at the Antiochian Orthodox Church reports.

Then there was a festive tea party prepared by the parishioners of the Representation.

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