The ark with the relics of Mikhail of Tver goes to the Tver region

© Depositphotos / BestPhotoStudioВид in the city of Tver. Archival photoThe ark with the relics of Mikhail of Tver goes to the Tver region© Depositphotos / BestPhotoStudio

The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill conveyed to the Metropolitan of Tver and Kashin Sawa the ark with the relics of Holy Nobleborn Prince Michael of Tver, the press service of the government of Tver region.

These days in the field semiotica celebrate the heroism of Michael of Tver. Protecting from looting the lands of the Tver Principality, 22 Dec 1317 in the village Bartenevo the army of Michael of Tver defeated the combined forces of Yuri Danilovich of Moscow and the Horde warlord Kavgadyya. In 1318 Mikhail Yaroslavich was summoned to the Horde and executed 5 December 1318.

The fifth of December — the Day of memory of Mikhail of Tver — the relics for a time of worship will be brought to the restored Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral in Tver. The Cathedral was founded in 1285 Mikhail Yaroslavich of Tver and the first Bishop Simeon. The relics of the patron Saint of the Tver land rested in the Cathedral until 1934. After the destruction of the temple in 1935, power was lost. This year it became known that the relics of Mikhail of Tver is located in Moscow, in the Cathedral of Peter and Paul in Lefortovo.

The ark with the relics of Holy Nobleborn Prince Michael of Tver in Tver will be kept in the resurrection Cathedral and, after the completion of the construction and consecration of the Transfiguration Cathedral the icon will return to its historic place.

«Today happened an important event in his father’s house returned the relics of Mikhail of Tver, the patron Saint of upper. This award is for all residents of the Tver land», — said the Governor Igor Rudenya, commenting on the transfer of his Holy relics.

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