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The relics of the Blessed Matrona of Moscow were brought to the Svyatogorsk Laura of the Dormition (Donetsk diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church) on the eve of the Nativity of Christ.

The relics were solemnly met by the clergymen of the Laura and worshippers. Bishop Arseny of Svyatogorsk, abbot of the Laura of the Dormition and vicar bishop of the Donetsk diocese, led the prayer service at the Cathedral.

The shrine with a particle of relics of the Blessed Matrona will stay in the monastery till the Epiphany, January 19, “Orthodoxy in Ukraine’ website reports.