Divine service in Mozambique
On February 14th, Memorial Saturday, Rector of the church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Johannesburg, Priest Danil Lugovoy carried out the Divine Liturgy in the capital of Mozambique, Maputo. Father Daniel was joined during the service by a local priest, Father Christo Sito.
After the Divine Liturgy was concluded, Priest Danil Lugovoy gave a sermon about Lent approaching and its significance in the life of an Orthodox Christian, he thanked Bishop John of Mozambique and the Greek community for organising the service for Russian Orthodox inhabitants of Maputo.
The choir sang in the background of the service, this was a first for the Russian Orthodox community in Mozambique. Funeral rites were carried out as the last stage of the entire service.