21.01.2020

Sacrament of Baptism in the New Athos Monastery

On 19 January 2020, Sacrament of Baptism and Confirmation was performed in the Baptistery of the Monastery. The baptism was served by Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). In the Sacrament took part 37 persons, 20 children and 17 adults of them….

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21.01.2020

Epiphany in New Athos

On 18-19 January in the New Athos Monastery took place the Church service devoted to Epiphany.
After the Liturgy on 19 January, Sunday the clergy and parishioners of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia went to the Psyrdzkha River for…

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21.01.2020

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…

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15.01.2020

Christmas presents for children of Abkhazia from HMA

On 10 January 2020, the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia prepared a traditional Christmas performance for 500 children from all regions of Abkhazia. Festive events were planned to be held at the Abkhazian State Philharmonic Hall.

For reasons beyond the…

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30.12.2019

Schedule of Church Services (1-31 January)

4 January, Saturday
4.00pm – Vespers, Confession

5 January, Sunday
7.00am – Matins
9.00am – Divine Liturgy

6 January, Monday: Christmas Eve
8.00am – Canonical hours: 1st, 3rd, 6th and 9th.
10.00am – Great Vespers and…

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25.12.2019

Festive evening dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

On 23 December 2019 in Sukhum, in the lobby of RUSDRAM theater named after F. Iskander a festive evening dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights…

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23.12.2019

Expedition to Anykhamtsa Mountain near New Athos

An expedition to the Anykhamatsa mountain (approx. 240 m above sea level) near New Athos took place on 20 December 2019. In the expedition took part: Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar), Igor Tsvinaria (head of the archeology department of Abkhazian Institute…

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23.12.2019

Christmas trees were gifted to the New Athos Monastery

Monastery of St. Apostle Simon the Canaanite of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia thanks the company of “Ashta Group” represented by Inga Dziapshba and Asida Agrba for donated blue spruces on Christmas eve. The Clergy of the monastery wishes…

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19.12.2019

Presentation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in the Abkhazian language

On 17 December 2019, employees of the Department of Social Service and Charity of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia took part in the presentation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in the Abkhazian language, published…

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16.12.2019

Schedule of Church Services (from 1 December to 31 December)

3 December, Tuesday:
4.00pm – Great Vespers with Litany

4 December, Wednesday: The Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple
7.00am – Matins
9.00am – Divine Liturgy

7 December, Saturday:
4.00pm – Vespers, Confession

8…

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