16.04.2018

Easter service in the New Athos monastery

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On the night of April 8, 2018, a solemn Easter service was held in the monastery of St. Simon the Canaanite.
 
On the feast of the Resurrection of Christ, several hundred pilgrims and believers from all over Abkhazia gathered in the New Athos Monastery.
 
According to the tradition, the Easter service was held by Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) in Abkhaz, Russian and Greek. After the end of the Paschal Divine Liturgy, all people who celebrated the feast of the Resurrection of Christ, were invited to a traditional monastic meal in the refectory of the monastery.