Christmas in the New Athos Monastery

On 6-7 January, Christmas services were held in the New Athos Monastery. The services were attended by parishioners and pilgrims from different parts of Abkhazia and Russia. The service was headed by Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). According to the monastery tradition after the service, parishioners and pilgrims were invited to the festive meal in the monastery refectory.