About 40 thousand pilgrims have already venerated the relics of St. Spyridon in Moscow

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator in photovacation of Moscow and all Russia Kirill at the ceremony of the relics of St. Spyridon in the Church of Christ the Savior. 21 Sep 2018About 40 thousand pilgrims have already venerated the relics of St. Spyridon in Moscow© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator the image Bank

About 40 thousand people venerated the relics of St. Spyridon during the first three days of their stay in the temple of Christ the Savior in Moscow, reported Monday RIA Novosti in the press service of the General Church events.

«From the moment of taking the hand of the Spiridon in Moscow the Shrine bowed to 39 thousand 600 pilgrims,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to the Monday morning queue to the temple of Christ the Savior begins under the Patriarchal bridge to Yakimanskaya embankment, waiting time is about an hour. The nearest metro stations «Park Kultury» (from the Muzeon) and «October».

The ark with the right hand (right hand) of St Spyridon, residing in Greece, August 24, travels to cities in Russia and has already visited Krasnodar, Ekaterinburg, Krasnoyarsk, Kemerovo, the Moscow region, Tula, Saint Petersburg, Tver, Saratov, Cheboksary and Yaroslavl. Moscow — final point of the route.

Access to the relics of the Saint in the capital is open daily from 22 September to 14 October from 08.00 to 20.00. Monday, October 15, after the morning service and the prayer service will take place solemn the right hand of Saint Spyridon from Moscow to Corfu.

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