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Father Superior of the monastery has come to Valaam

His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill

His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill

On the occasion of the patronal feast of the Valaam Monastery – Day of SS. Sergy and German, the. Valaam miracle-workers – His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has come to the island of Valaam on the official visit.

The Valaam Monastery, called stauropegial, is directly subordinated to the Patriarch. This visit is the first for the Father Superior of the monastery. On July 10 and 11, program of the feast to be headed by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, includes opening of the Valaam Monastery museum, visiting the hegumen cemetry and the Church of all the Reverend Fathers who Shone Forth in the Fast and Labours, the lity at the grave of hegumen Damascene, dedication of the Church of St. George the Victorious, festive Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour.

Official delegation of the Government of the Republic of Karelia to be led by the Head of the Republic of Karelia Sergey Katanandov will participate in the feast in Valaam Monastery.

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