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Bishop Matthew of Sourozh served the panikhida at the grave of Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom)

Bishop Matthew of Sourozh served the panikhida at the grave of Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom)
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6 August 2021 year 15:32

On August 4, 2021, on the 18th anniversary of the passing away of Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom), His Grace Bishop Matthew of Sourozh served the panikhida at the grave of the ever-memorable founder of the Diocese of Sourozh at the Old Brompton Cemetery in London.

His Grace Vladyka was assisted by clerics of the Dormition Cathedral in London: archpriest Vitaly Polishchuk, archpriest Maxim Nikolsky, archpriest Joseph Skinner, Dean of the Diocesan District of South-West England, and protodeacon Vadim Santsevich.

The funeral chants were performed by the choir conducted by Anna Kobrina.

Spiritual children and followers of Metropolitan Anthonyhe attended and prayed at the panikhida.

At the end of the service, Vladyka Matthew laid a bouquet of flowers on the grave and addressed the clergy and parishioners with words of spiritual edification.

DECR Communication Service/Patriarchia.ru

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