18.05.2022

Экспедиция в грот Агца села Анхуа

Sorry, this entry is only available in Russian. 11 мая 2022 г. состоялась экспедиция в грот Агца с. Анхуа Гудаутского района. В состав экспедиции вошли: спелеологи Владимир Какалия, Василий Машков и Алхас Смыр, директор Национального Ново-Афонского историко-культурного заповедника «Анакопия» Алхас Аргун и архимандрит Дорофей (Дбар). Члены группы, используя специальное альпинистское снаряжение, спустились с верхней точки обрыва (координаты: N 43°07.603′ E 040°49.717′; высота: 477 м. над ур. м.) к гроту Агца,

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18.05.2022

Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) took part in the 1st International Shinkuba Readings

  On 12-13 May 2022, the 1st International Shinkuba Readings took place at the Abkhaz Institute for Humanitarian Research named after. D. Gulia ANA, dedicated to the 105th anniversary of the People’s Poet of Abkhazia, academician, statesman Bagrat Shinkuba. At the readings, about 40 different scientific reports were made in three sections. The session was attended by Doctor of Theology, Leading Researcher of the Department of History of the Abkhaz

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15.05.2022

Schedule of Church Services from 1 May to 31 May, 2022

1 May, 2nd Sunday after Easter of Thomas the Apostle: 7.00 – Matins 9.00 – Divine Liturgy 6 May, Friday of St. George (Аиергьныҳәа): 07.00 – Matins (in the church of St. Andrew the Apostle) 08.30 – Liturgy (in the upper part of the Cathedral of St. Panteleimon) 7 May, Saturday: 12.00 – prayer canon followed with water blessing and the prayer of St. George (Аиергьныҳәа) at the ruins of

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29.04.2022

Easter in the New Athos Monastery

  On 23-24 April 2022, a solemn Easter service was held in the New Athos Monastery. On the night of Resurrection Sunday pilgrims from different cities of Abkhazia and the Russian Federation gathered in the cathedral church of St. Great Martyr Panteleimon. According to the tradition of the New Athos Monastery, the service was held in Russian, Abkhaz and Greek.

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20.04.2022

Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) took part in the 66th scientific session of Abkhaz Institute of Humanitarian Studies

  From 12 April to 14 April, 2022 at the Abkhaz Institute of Humanitarian Studies named after. D. Gulia ANA was held the 66th final scientific session dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the scientist, poet Omar Beiguaa. More than 40 different scientific reports were presented at the session. The session was attended by Doctor of Theology, Senior Researcher of the Department of History in the Abkhaz Institute of Humanitarian

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06.04.2022

Continuation of repair-construction works in the New Athos Monastery (2022)

  1. Front door of the New Athos Monastery. Restoration works at the main door of the New Athos Monastery began in September 2019. In March 2022, restoration works at the main door were continued. In the niche, where in pre-revolutionary times there was a copy of the icon of the Mother of God “Vratarnitsa” (or Iberian), the same icon was installed, made in the mosaic technique. The decision to

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30.03.2022

Schedule of Church Services (1-30 April)

  4th week of Great Lent 1 April, Friday: 17.00 – Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos (Ицқьаӡоу Анцәадзыхшааз Лхьыӡра́шәа). 2 April, Saturday: 17.00 – Vespers, Confession 3 April, Sunday of St. John Climacus (Ацқьа Иуа́на Сина́тәи) 7.00 – Matins 9.00 – Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great 5th week of Great Lent 4 April, Monday: 17.00 – the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete is chanted (Ацқьа

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30.03.2022

Chairman of HMA Council took part in the scientific conference of ASU

  On 24 March 2022, a scientific conference was held at the Faculty of History of the Abkhaz State University (ASU). The conference was held in conjunction with the 90th anniversary of the ASU and the 85th anniversary of the Faculty of History of the ASU. At the conference, the chairman of HMA Council, Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar), Doctor of Theology, Lecturer in the Department of History, Archeology and Ethnology of

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23.03.2022

Lecture by Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) for tour guides of Abkhazia

On 21 February 2022, in the conference hall of the Amra Park Hotel (Gagra), as part of a refresher course for guides of Abkhaz travel companies, a lecture was given by the Chairman of the Council of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia, Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). Lecture topic: “New Athos Monastery: 1) historical connections of the monastery with Mount Athos in Greece; 2) a monastery and the Russian Emperor Alexander III;

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05.03.2022

HELP FOR THE CHILDREN OF DONBASS

On 4 March 2022, the New Athos Monastery donated 50 sets of Children’s Bibles, candles and citrus fruits for children of refugees from Donbass. A few days earlier, the refugees wished to visit the New Athos monastery, and the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic took them to the monastery.

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08.01.2022

Christmas in the New Athos Monastery

On 6-7 January 2022, Christmas services were held in the New Athos Monastery. Festive services were led by Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). The Christmas service was held in the church of St. Andrew. In connection with the quarantine measures taken in the Republic of Abkhazia, the brethren of the New Athos Monastery were unable to treat pilgrims and parishioners with festive meal.  

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31.12.2021

Rehabilitative device for a resident of the village of Myku

A rehabilitative device (standing frame) “Standing Up” for people with musculoskeletal disorders, worth 109,900 rubles, was purchased by the New Athos Monastery and presented to Milana Pipia as a Christmas gift by the employees of the Social Service Department of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia on 29 December, 20221. Milana Pipia lives in the village of Myku. She is a disabled person of the 1st group and needs constant care.

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