St Sergius Day
On October 5-6, 2019, in the church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Johannesburg, celebrations were held on the occasion of the Patronal feast Day.
On Saturday, October 5, archpriest Danil Lugovoi, performed an All-night vigil service, accompanied by the rector of the Romanian parish archpriest Vasily Tatu and deacon Stephen Hayes.
On Sunday, October 6, the parish priest celebrated the Divine Liturgy with clergymen of the Johannesburg Diocese of Alexandria Patriarchate, Father Marcos and Father Petros, who conveyed to all gathered greetings and congratulations on the feast day from the archbishop of Johannesburg and Pretoria Damascinos.
The photo exhibition “Monasteries of Russia” has opened after the service in the parish center. Then a feastal banquet was held. A sand animation film about Sergius of Radonezh “Protector of the Russian Land” and a multimedia exhibition of Russian icons “Window to Eternity” were shown.
The celebrations were attended by: Ambassador of the Russian Federation I. I. Rogachev, Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus A. D. Sidoruk, Ambassador of Serbia G. Vujicic, Ambassador of Kazakhstan K. Tumysh, Ambassador of Bulgaria K. Stefanov, numerous parishioners and guests of the St Segius Church.