17th Sunday after Pentecost. Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God

On October 13, on the 17th Sunday after Pentecost, our Parish also celebrated Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God. Rector of St. George Church, Archpriest Igor Tarasov served the Divine Liturgy,
Following the readings from the Sacred Scripture he preached a homily in Russian interpreting the Gospel lesson assigned for that Sunday and also addressing the theme of the celebrated feast of the Theotokos.
After the dismissal of the Liturgy the Rector congratulated Maria Malyshev on her past name day and proclaimed the traditional Polychronion (“Mnogaia leta!”).
Following the service Rector and parishioners enjoyed delicious meals and a nice company during the trapeza prepared by our grear cooks.