“Аlthough we do not see the Saviour with bodily eyes, let us begin to look at Him with the eyes of faith, fulfilling His holy commandments”.
A solemn event dedicated to the Day of Russia was held in the small hall of the House of Nationalities in Chisinau.
Metropolitan Korniliy’s speech at the International Old Believers Forum dedicated to the 400th anniversary of Protopriest Avvakum
“We are glad that now the state is turning to us, Old Believers, to learn from the experience of survival in difficult, sometimes extreme, conditions”.
“The events of the Passion of the Lord pass before us, and all that happened to Him because of His love for people”.
“Let us remember that preparation for Communion begins immediately after the previous Communion, since our whole life consists in it – life, directed to salvation, spent in prayer and fasting, in good deeds and repentance”.
Metropolitan Korniliy announced his blessing to Protopriest Alexey Mikheev to serve as rector of the Intercession Cathedral on Rogozhskoe.
The community of the village of Borodulino received guests from the parishes of the Ural region. The forum “Bearded men in Borodulino” was held there.
On the occasion of the feast of the Kazan Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God, Metropolitan Korniliy arrived in Kazan.
“Indeed, what kind of salvation would it be, if God Himself would keep His laws, but man would remain unclean from sin?”
“Let us pay attention to the behaviour of the father, who first turned not to the Saviour, but to His disciples”.
The procession of the Cross of Velikoretskoe is the longest of all Old Believer processions of the Cross.
The labours of the first summer fast ended for the Primate of the Church in Crimea.
А procession of the Cross took place in the Nizhny Novgorod region, from the village of Bolshoye Murashkino to the homeland of Protopriest Avvakum, the village of Grigorovo.
The Mykhailo Hrushevsky Library in Odessa hosted a presentation of the book “Russian Old Believers of Odessa: Ethno-confessionality in a Multicultural City”.
“Since ancient times the Cross had been foreshadowed in the form of images contained in the Holy Scriptures”.
In the village of Shuvoye, Moscow region, a traditional procession of the Cross took place, led by Metropolitan of Moscow and All Russia Korniliy.
Crosses were installed on the main domes of the Intercession-Assumption Church in Maly Gavrikov Lane in Moscow.
Serkovo procession of the Cross is an annual event of the Chisinau Eparchy.