St.George procession spans sites of battles for Leningrad today

May 5, 2011

The St George procession will be held today in places of the bloodiest battles for Leningrad (during World War II). Participants in the procession will carry with them the image of St. George.

Built into the ark of this icon are baptismal crosses, amulets, hand-made icons and other relics found in the possession of the fallen warriors.

Taking part in the procession are veterans of the war, the siege, members of search groups, Orthodox organizations, relatives of the victims.

Ria Novosti


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