Russian Ecclesiastical
Mission in Jerusalem
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Feast of the Laudation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

On Friday evening of the fifth week of Great Lent, April 7/20, Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany led Matins with the reading of the akathist to the Mother of God at the Holy Ascension Convent. The clergy of the monastery concelebrated with the bishop.

The Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission, Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky) led the same service in the Gethsemane Church of St. Mary Magdalene.