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Miraculous Iberian icon of the Mother of God arrived in Chukotka

One of these days an miraculous Iveron Icon of the Mother of God from Mount Athos arrived in Anadyr. According to the dean of the Anadyr Diocesan District, Archpriest Sergiy Trofimovich, the shrine that travels across the country was taken to the main airport of the region from Primorsky Krai by a special military flight.

Also, together with the image of the Mother of God, an ark arrived with the relics of twenty holy saints. According to Father Sergius, the shrines are escorted by four Cossacks from the Urals.

- The first people in Chukotka to meet the icon and relics were the inhabitants of the Coal Mines. The icon is very large - 1,65 x 1 m. Many people came, and this indicates the significance of the event for the residents of the district. The shrine was transported from the airport to the temple, where a prayer service was served. After that, the icon of the Mother of God and the ark went to Anadyr on a barge through the Anadyr estuary, ”Father Sergius said.

The Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos is considered one of the most famous and revered in the Orthodox world. According to legend, it was written by the Evangelist Luke, has long been in the Neo-Azian Asia, and from the beginning of the XI century. inseparably resides in the Iversky Monastery on Holy Mount Athos, in honor of which it received its name.

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