Feast of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God

Feast of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God

On June 3rd, during the celebration of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God, the first Vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Governor of the Central and Southern Vicariate, Metropolitan Arseny of Istra, carried out the Divine Liturgy and moleben in the church of St. Nicholas of Myra in Tolmachev.
His Eminence was co-served by parish clergy and other churches in Moscow, as well as the rector of the church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Johannesburg (South Africa) Archpriest Danil Lugovoy.
After the service, Metropolitan Arseny of Istra gave the clergy and parishioners the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kiril, and then turned to the congregation with pastoral words of his own.