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Over four days more than 20 thousand inhabitants of Orenburg have come to worship the Main icon of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation “Vernicle”, which was exhibited on September 22 at St Nicholas Cathedral.

Since the arrival of the icon in Orenburg, she was able to see not only the residents and guests of the city, but soldiers of the army missile, radio technical brigade, cadets of the training center of Land forces of Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the personnel of the Orenburg research Institute of the Ministry of defense of Russia.

The icon is a canonical image of the face of Jesus Christ, according to tradition miraculously impressed on the cloth – Board, which wiped My Face Savior. The face of the “Vernicle” was depicted on the banners of the Russian army, and his image was placed over the gates of fortresses. Warriors have always seen him as their patron, and the civilians – the defender and Savior.

The icon will move in military units and garrisons of the Central military district from August to October. During the year it will take on a lot of connections and military units of the Russian army, to Russian Orthodox churches. On its way it will visit 120 cities, will visit more than 150 temples, 300 of formations and military units, covered the distance in more than 57, 000 miles.

Your way sanctuary starts in the hero-city of Sevastopol on 30 April 2019, and will conclude may 9, 2020, the 75th anniversary of the great Victory, in the Main Church of the Russian Armed Forces, which is based in Moscow in the Park “Patriot”.

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