In Diveevo on the day of memory of St. Seraphim of Sarov expect 15 thousand pilgrims

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator in fotobanka Trinity-Saint Seraphim-Diveyevo monastery. Archival photoIn Diveevo on the day of memory of St. Seraphim of Sarov expect 15 thousand pilgrims© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator the image Bank

Celebration of memory of St. Seraphim of Sarov in Diveyevo can visit about 15 thousand people, the press service of the Governor and government of Nizhny Novgorod region.

Festive events devoted to day of memory of venerable Seraphim of Sarov, will take place in Diveevo on August 1. At 9:00 on Cathedral square in Holy Trinity St. Seraphim-Diveyevo convent will be done a solemn divine Liturgy.

«According to the Novgorod Metropolitan, on the morning of July 31 in Diveevo arrived more than 3 thousand people, of which about 2 thousand people were accommodated in a tent city, people continue to arrive. It is expected that on 1 August Diveevo will be visited by about 15 thousand people», — stated in the message.

To receive guests will be 3 thousand volunteers from Nizhny Novgorod region and other regions of the Volga Federal district.

«The day of memory of St. Seraphim of Sarov is a significant date not only for our region but for the whole country. At this time, significantly increasing interest in the pilgrimage, so every year we prepare for guests Diveevo everything you need: 75 tents, food, water and other infrastructure. To help the pilgrims are 300 volunteers from the regions of Volga Federal district», — quotes the press service quoted the head of the Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin.

Also in a tent camp deployed 8 field kitchens, equipped with canteens and clinics, provide public toilets, showers, sinks and garbage containers. The safety of the participants of the celebrations will provide representatives of national guard troops and interior Ministry in Nizhny Novgorod region.