The ceremony of consecration of the monument to St. Timothy Svyatogorsky was held at the building of the regional administration of Pushkinskie Gory. Priests and parishioners gathered for a divine service in the open air today, July 30, according to the group “Pushkinskie Gory. Kazan Church “in the social network” VKontakte “.
The rite of consecration was headed by Bishop Sergiy of Velikie Luki and Nevelsk. In addition, the brethren of the monastery, headed by Abbot Vasily, as well as Orthodox residents of the region, joined the service.
Let us recall that according to the surviving documents, Saint Timothy lived in the 16th century. The monument in honor of the saint was created by a member of the Union of Artists of Russia, sculptor Maria Tretyakova.