Kasper icon of the Mother of God

16 July 2021

On July 12, 2021, on the feast of the Kasper icon of the Mother of God - the heavenly patron saint of the Black Sea region, Gedeon bishop of Makarov, vicar of the Monastery of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God, took part in a solemn service at the Holy Dormition Cathedral in Odessa.

The Divine Liturgy was presided over by His Eminence Agafangel, Metropolitan of Odessa and Izmail, accompanied by His Eminence Arkadiy, Archbishop of Ovidiopol, His Eminence Diodor, Archbishop of Yuzhne, His Eminence Victor, Archbishop of Arciz, Archpriest Demetrius, Rector of the Odessa Theological Seminary, and numerous clergy.

At the end of the Divine Liturgy there was a festive procession, followed by a prayer service before the miraculous image of the Kasper icon of the Mother of God.