« Triumph of Orthodoxy celebrated in the Dormition Cathedral »

On February 25, 2018, the Feast of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, His Grace Bishop Matthew of Sourozh led the Divine Liturgy of St Basil the Great at the Dormition Cathedral in London. His Grace was assisted by clergymen of the cathedral: Archpriest Dmitry Karpenko, acting Sacristan of the Cathedral, Protodeacon Vadim Santsevich and Deacon Vladimir Castravets.
On this, the first Sunday of Lent, a large number of parishioners took part in the sacrament of Holy Communion, which was distrbuted to the faithful from five chalices.
At the end of the Liturgy, His Grace Bishop Matthew, with the concelebrating clergy, performed the Rite of Orthodoxy. At the end of the service, Bishop Matthew congratulated all participants of the divine service on the feast of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, which takes place in memory of the restoration of icon-worship in the ninth century, after the victory of Orthodoxy over the heresy of iconoclasm.