In Ryazan, the First Citywide Paschal Procession Will Be Held

The faithful will proceed from six of the city’s churches.
Natalya Mihailova | 18 April 2014
April 16, 2014. PRAVMIR. In the city of Ryazan, the first citywide Paschal procession will be held, at the completion on which the Holy Fire will be met.

The event will begin on the evening of April 20. The procession will begin after the evening service from the Sts. Boris and Gleb Cathedral, the Ascension Church, the St. Catherine Church, the Annunciation Church, the Monastery of Christ’s Entrance into Jerusalem, and the Kazan Monastery, the press service of the Ryazan Diocese relates.

Participants with banners and Paschal chants will proceed to the Ryazan Kremlin, where at 5PM (local time) Paschal Great Vespers will be held, along with the meeting of the Holy Fire, on the cathedral square in front of the Dormition Cathedral.

Metropolitan Benjamin of Ryazan and Mikhailov will lead the service. Bishop Dionysius of Kasimov and Sasov, Bishop Vladimir of Skopinsk and Shatsk, as well as clergy of the Ryazan Diocese, will accompany him.

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