Akathist to Prince Vladimir with water-blessing prayer on the eve of the day of the Baptism of Rus

27 July 2019

On July 27, 2019, on the eve of the feast of the Baptism of Russia and the day of remembrance of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Prince Vladimir, with the blessing of His Grace Gideon, Bishop Makarovsky, the abbot of the Tithes Monastery of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, an akathist was served at the monastery to the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Prince Vladimir. >

The divine service was led by the dean of the monastery, Archimandrite Alexander (Pelykh), co-served by the brethren in the priestly rank.

The tithes monastery is located on the site of the princely city from where the baptism of Russia began, where the baptist saint himself lived and was buried Equal to the Apostles Prince Vladimir.