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In the Orenburg region completed the final preparations for the transportation of the Main icons of the Main Church of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation “Vernicle” in the city of Abakan.

At the moment, the Shrine is dismantled and Packed for a safe trip on September 30. It will be delivered by plane An-26 transport aircraft of the Central military district from Orenburg to Abakan, where it will be exhibited in the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral from 1st to 4th of October.

The icon for veneration of the come soldiers serving in the Republic of Khakassia, their family members, civilian personnel of military units and other faithful parishioners. Visit the “Savior” freely, and Cathedral can also be visited by representatives of other traditional religions.

The main icon of the Main temple of the armed forces “Vernicle” moved in military units and garrisons CVO from August to October. The Shrine bowed to the soldiers of the Chelyabinsk, Sverdlovsk, Samara, Orenburg regions, as well as soldiers and officers undergoing military service in the Russian military bases in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.

All the way “Vernicle” accompanies the reliquary with the relics of the apostles Peter and Andrew, St. Nicholas the Wonderworker the Holy martyrs of St. Panteleimon the Healer and St. George, great Martyr Barbara, St. Sergius of Radonezh and the Holy righteous Admiral Theodore Ushakov.

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.

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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