21.02.2020

ХӘАЖӘКЫРА (Meat Week) 2020

On 20 February, a traditional holiday of «Хәажәкыра» was celebrated on the territory of the New Athos Monastery (Khvazhkyra – the meat week and one of the preparatory weeks of…

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21.02.2020

Representatives of HMA took part in the round table “Abkhazia 2020: step-by-step actions to overcome the crisis”

On 14 February 2020, in the conference hall of the Atrium-Victoria Hotel in Sukhum, a round table was held named “Abkhazia 2020: step-by-step actions to overcome the crisis.” Two keynote reports…

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10.02.2020

First meeting of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia in 2020.

On 3 February 2020, first meeting of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia took place in the new year.

In the meeting took part: the chairman of the Council of HMA…

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27.01.2020

Schedule of Church Services (1-29 February)

1 February, Saturday:
4.00pm – Vespers, Сonfession

2 February, Sunday:
7.00am – Matins
9.00am – Divine Liturgy

8 February, Saturday:
4.00pm – Vespers, Confession

9 February, Sunday of the Pharisee and the Publican (Хәажәкыра ҳаҵалоит):
7.00am – Matins
9.00am…

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27.01.2020

Anthropological material from the ruins of St. George’s church in Ankhua

On 21-25 January 2020, work was carried out in the storehouse of the Church and Archaeological Museum of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia with anthropological material discovered during the archaeological expedition “Ankhua-2019.” During the expedition, excavations were carried out…

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26.01.2020

Рождественское представление для детей Абхазии

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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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