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An ark with particles of the relics of saints – St. Sergius of Radonezh, Nicholas the Wonderworker, the warrior John was handed over to the house church of the Mikhailovskaya Military Artillery Academy.

The ark and the military banner with the image of the Archangel Michael were brought to the academy from Moscow by representatives of the charitable foundation. The head of the academy, Lieutenant General Sergei Bakaneev, noted: “The transfer of particles of the relics of the saints and the military banner is an important event in the spiritual life of the personnel of the academy.” He thanked the President of the St. Martyr Bonifatius Natalia Mezentsev.

The prayer service in front of the ark was conducted by the head of the military department of the St. Petersburg diocese, Archimandrite Alexy. The event was held with the participation of the assistant to the head of the academy for work with believers in the military, Archpriest Dimitri.

At the end of the event, the faithful military personnel of the academy worshiped the holy relics.

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