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Easter service held at Khmeimim airbase in Syria

02.05.2021 151 просмотров

The Orthodox choir of the Zaikonospassky monastery "Blagozvonnitsa" who had specially arrived at the air base, took part in the festive divine service.


festive service and procession on the occasion of Easter took place at the Russian air base Khmeimim in Syria. The service was conducted by Priest Nikolai, Assistant Commander of the Group of Forces of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria for Work with Believers. Our servicemen are very reverently and humbly preparing for this bright date,” the priest said.

He noted that the whole of Holy Week in the church at the airbase, divine services were held, which were dedicated to the last days of the earthly life of Jesus Christ.

At midnight, a religious procession took place around the field church of the Prophet Elijah, it was attended by the command of the airbase and military personnel who are not involved in duty. Then a festive liturgy took place. The rector of the temple consecrated Easter cakes and Easter eggs.

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