Icon in Banate and Kinabalan

On March 8, 2024, the myrrh-streaming icon of the Mother of God completed a procession through the parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in Mindanao. On this day, it was greeted in the Church of the Assumption of the Mother of God in Banat and in the Church of St. Thomas the Apostle in Kinabalan. Prayer services were held in temples in front of the holy image of the Queen of Heaven and the faithful were anointed by a priest with holy myrrh. In the Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, the president of the Foundation of St. Martyr Boniface Mezentseva N. S. congratulated the parishioners on the construction of the church of St. Thomas the Apostle and said that she had handed over the relics of St. Thomas. St. Thomas the Apostle for the new church. During the prayer service in this temple, the icon shone with a bright light. At the end of the prayer service, a procession took place to the church under construction.