A Pilgrimage Led by Hierarchs of the Russian Church Abroad Visits the “Mother of Russian Cities”

Source: ROCOR
Natalya Mihailova | 06 February 2015
On Thursday, February 5, 2015 , a group of pilgrims led by archpastors of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia traveled from Moscow, Russia, to Kiev, Ukraine, headed by His Grace Bishop Theodosius of Seattle, Vicar of the Western American Diocese; His Grace Bishop George of Mayfield, Vicar of the Eastern American Diocese; and His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, Vice Secretary of the Synod of Bishops.
A Pilgrimage Led by Hierarchs of the Russian Church Abroad Visits the “Mother of Russian Cities”
Photo: http://synod.com/

The main goal of the trip was to pray at the holy sites of Kievan Rus and provide brotherly support to the archpastors, pastors and flock of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

The hierarchs were warmly greeted by His Eminence Metropolitan Onouphry of Kiev and All Ukraine. After lunch, Bishop George and Bishop Nicholas venerated holy relic in the Kievan Lavra of the Caves as well as the tomb of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of blessed memory.

Photo: http://synod.com/

Photo: http://synod.com/

On Friday, February 6 , the delegation will visit the holy sites of the city of Chernigov.
On February 8 , the Sunday of the Wayward Son and the feast day of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia, the hierarchs will concelebrate Liturgy with Metropolitan Onouphry at Kievan Lavra of the Caves and will then depart for Pochaev.

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