Feast of St Sergius

Bishops of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Southeast Asia take part in the celebrations at the Holy Trinity Sergius Lavra

On July 17, 2023, on the eve of the feast of the finding of the relics of St. Sergius of Radonezh (1422), His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia held an All-Night Vigil on the Cathedral Square of the Holy Trinity Sergius Lavra.

The solemn divine service was performed in front of the venerated icon of St. Sergius.

His Holiness was co-served by bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church who arrived at the Lavra, among whom were: Patriarchal Exarch of Southeast Asia, Metropolitan Sergius of Singapore and Southeast Asia; Metropolitan Pavel of Manila and Hanoi. Archbishop Theophan of Korea and Bishop Pitirim of Jakarta, Vicar of the Diocese of Singapore, also prayed at the service.