October 20, 2016
Southbury, CT: Patronal Feast Day of St. Sergius Chapel in Churaevka
Saturday, October 8, the feast day of the Repose of Venerable
Sergius, Abbot of Radonezh, Wonderworker of all Russia, the faithful
celebrated the patronal feast day of
St. Sergius Chapel at Russian Village "Churaevka" in Southbury,
The Divine Liturgy was celebrated by the rector, Archpriest
Constantine Semyanko, co-served by Priest Vadim Pismenny (former
diocesan cleric). Outdoors in the fresh air, the faithful lifted up
their prayers to Venerable Sergius, and upon completion of the
service Fr. Vadim spoke about the life of the venerable saint and
about the multitude of pilgrims who annually flock to St. Sergius
Lavra in Russia.
After Liturgy, a festal luncheon was served.
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