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28.05.2021

Feast of the Holy Apostle Simon the Canaanite in the New Athos Monastery

On 23 May, 2021 in the New Athos Monastery, the memory day of the holy Apostle Simon the Canaanite, the enlightener of Abkhazia, was celebrated. On this day, the Divine Liturgy was served at the monastery, the divine service was led by the chairman of the Council of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia, Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar).

After the liturgy, the flock and pilgrims of the monastery took part in the litany (procession with the icon around the cathedral church). Due to quarantine restrictions, instead of a festive meal, pilgrims and parishioners were treated to traditional cheese pies (ачашә) in the courtyard of the monastery.