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Orthodox believers mark Forgiveness Sunday

Orthodox believers mark Forgiveness Sunday

11.03.2019 | 13:43

Orthodox believers marked the Forgiveness Sunday on 10 March. On that day churches conducted the rite of forgiveness during the Vespers in remembrance of the ancient custom of the Egyptian monks who spent forty days of Lent before Easter in the desert fully surrendering themselves to the prayers.

Pictured is the Forgiveness Sunday service in the Holy Nativity-Theotokion convent in Grodno

Photos by Leonid Shcheglov, BelTA.