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16.08.2019

Celebration of the Holy Great Martyr Panteleimon’s memory in the New Athos Monastery

On 8-9 August 2019 the Memory Day of the Holy Great Martyr Panteleimon was celebrated in the monastery of St. Apostle Simon the Canaanite. The cathedral church of the monastery was consecrated in the name of this Saint.

After the morning prayer, the chairman of the Council of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia, Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) held the Divine Liturgy, then Litany was held – a procession with the miraculous icon of St. Panteleimon around the cathedral church in the courtyard of the monastery.

After the litany, the flock and pilgrims were invited by the abbot of the New Athos Monastery, Hierodeacon David (Sarsaniya) and the brotherhood of the monastery for a traditional festive meal.