NEW YORK: May 1, 2015
The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign" Will Travel to the German Diocese
On May 2-3, 2015 , divine services to mark the fourth Sunday of the Pascha of Christ will be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York, in the presence of the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign,” the Protectress (Hodigitria) of the Russian diaspora.
On Monday, May 4 , His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany will arrive in the US to participate in a regular meeting of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, which is to commence the following day. After this meeting of the Synod, on Thursday, May 7, His Eminence will depart to Germany with the icon of the Mother of God, Who in Her icon will visit the parishes and monasteries of the German diocese.