22.07.2011

«Days of Princess Olga» held in St. Isaac's Cathedral of St. Petersburg

The days of Princess Olga were held in St. Isaac's Cathedral of St. Petersburg. For the first time in St. Petersburg, "Days of Princess Olga" on July 15, 2011. On this memorable day the "Capsule with the land taken from Pskov from the birthplace of Princess Olga" was consecrated.

Moleben was held with the blessing of Metropolitan of St. Petersburg and Ladoga Vladimir, vicar of the St. Petersburg diocese Bishop Markell (Vetrov) Tsarskoselsky.

This memorable event was held on the eve of the Orthodox holiday "Olga's Name Day."

Capsule "Princess Olga" with the land taken from the sacred stone of Princess Olga in Vybuty of the Pskov region. In St. Petersburg, the delegation of the Our New Times Foundation brought this "Capsule with the Princess Olga's Land" to the Imperial Tomb in St. Peter and Paul's Cathedral of Peter and Paul Fortress of St. Petersburg.

In the cathedral, the head of the Foundation for the Support of Russian-speaking Compatriots Living in Germany "Our New Times" Alexander Borisovich Raikhrudel passed it to the keeper of the imperial burial vault in the Cathedral.

All night before the moleben our "Capsule Kn. Olga "was kept at the coffin of Emperor Nicholas I Pavlovich, the father of the nee VR Kn. Olga Nikolaevna - queen Olga von Württemberg.

The beginning of the Russian tradition of the "Days of Princess Olga" began as a program "Days of Queen Olga" on July 23, 2008 in Langenargene in Bodensee.