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Commemoration days

Like any cloister and temple in Russia, the Alexander Nevsky Lavra celebrates all major Christian holidays. First of all, these are Easter - celebration of Christ's Resurrection, the Twelve Feasts and commemoration days of the most revered Russian saints. Here below, we've singled out the dates of the holidays and commemoration days of the saints to whom the Monastery's temples are dedicated as well as the dates of commemoration days of the patron saints of the cloister.

06.12 Commemoration of St Prince Alexander Nevsky
12.09 Transference of the relic of St Prince Alexander Nevsky
03.06 Second transference of the relic of St Prince Alexander Nevsky
Whitsunday
Whitmonday
14.10 Intercession of the Virgin
22.11 Of the Icon of the Virgin named "Skoroposlushnitsa"
22.05
19.12
Commemoration of St Nickolas the Miracle Worker, Archbishop of Myra and Lycia
13.08 Commemoration of St martyr Metropolitan Benjamin
07.02 Commemoration of St martyr Metropolitan Vladimir
11.12 Commemoration of St martyr Metropolitan Seraphim
22.02
09.12
Commemoration of St Innocent of Irkutsk
12.04
13.07
Commemoration of St Sophrony of Irkutsk

The Lavra's divine services time-table

Time Name
600 Public prayer performed by the Monastery's community in the Intercession Chapel of the St Trinity Cathedral
620 Midnight service, the Hours in the Intercession Chapel of the St Trinity Cathedral
700 Early Liturgy in the Intercession Chapel of the St Trinity Cathedral
800 Medium Liturgy (in the St Nickolas Church, on Sundays only)
1000 Late Liturgy in the high altar of the St Trinity Cathedral
1500 Akathist in the Chapel dedicated to the Icon of Our Lady of the Sorrows - on Wednesdays and Fridays
по средам и пятницам
1530 Akathist in the St Trinity Cathedral - on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays
1700 9th hour, Vespers, Matins, 1st hour in the Intercession Chapel of the St Trinity Cathedral
Minor Completory and the Evening prayers (performed by the community in the Lavra's domestic temple after the evening meal)
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