On Monday, September 30, Metropolitan Herman of Kursk & Rylsk celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Church of the Holy Martyresses Faith, Hope, Charity & Sophia in Kursk in honor of the parish’s patronal feast day. Concelebrating with His Eminence were Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, parish rector and diocesan secretary Archpriest Andrey Ivanov, and local and visiting clergy.
Upon completion of the service, a moleben was served with a procession around the church. As with other church buildings in Kursk, the faithful of this community have outgrown the current temple, and a new church is being built to meet their needs.
After the service, a luncheon was served in the parish hall.
Kursk, Russia: Patronal Feast of the Church of Holy Martyrs Faith, Hope, Charity & Sophia - 09/30/19
Photos: Media Office of the Eastern American Diocese - G. Konyev