Bishop Gideon honored the memory of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco miracle worker

12 October 2021

On October 12, 2021, on the day of the uncovering of the relics of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco the wonderworker, Bishop Gideon took part in a solemn divine service. 

Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the construction site of the first church in Kiev in honor of St. John. 

The service was led by His Grace Sylvester Bishop of the Belogorodskiy KDAiS Rector, co-served by His Eminence Gideon, Bishop Makarovskiy. They were co-served by: the rector of the community of the future church - Archpriest. Nikita Chekman, clergy of the Kiev diocese and guests in the priesthood. 

After the reading of the Holy Gospel, a fervent prayer was raised for an end to the coronavirus epidemic and for doctors who are fighting for the life and health of the sick. 

After the service, a procession of the cross and the rite of glorification of St. -Francian miracle worker.