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[url=http://www.goarch.org/news/longbeachretreat-2008-11-17]Press Release[/url] \\"The next morning the presentation and reception of the Holy and Sacred Relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov took place. The relics of St. Seraphim were sent directly from Moscow to Archbishop Demetrios by the express wish of Patriarch Alexy of Moscow and All Russia, following a request by St. Anthonys Monastery in Florence, Ariz. St. Seraphim of Sarov is one of the best-known Russian Orthodox Saints of the 19th century and a revered saint in Greece. The Archbishop led a procession to the Church of the Assumption holding the holy icon of St. Seraphim in which the relics were encased, entered the Church and presided at the service that followed. At the conclusion of the service, Archbishop Demetrios read the letter of Patriarch Alexy and according to the canonical order of the Church, presented the holy relics to Metropolitan Gerasimos who in turn presented them to Fr. Paisios, the abbot of the monastery.\\"
That is great! Does anyone know how long they will be there? We are due to go soon.
[quote] [b]Petros wrote:[/b] That is great! Does anyone know how long they will be there? We are due to go soon.[/quote] If I read it correctly, permanently (clearly these are just a portion of the relics, not all).
Oh that is great! They will probably have them out on Saturdays with the rest of the relics they have..unless of course they do something daily like they do with Geronda Joseph and St. Panteleimon.
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