A prayer in honor of the 30th anniversary of the canonization of St. Xenia of Petersburg was celebrated in the newly built temple at the place where the Saint lived

Saint-Petersburg. June 6. INTERFAX – the temple under construction Lakhtinskaya street Petersburg on Wednesday held a prayer service in honor of the 30th anniversary of the canonization of St. Xenia of Petersburg.

As reported “Interfax” in the St. Petersburg diocese, for several years a prayer service held inside the Church construction. This place in the XVIII century was the house where the Saint lived with her husband.

Worship also takes place in the chapel of St. Xenia of Petersburg in the Smolensk cemetery of St. Petersburg. Traditionally come here every day to pray the townspeople. In the days of memory sacred, February 6 and June 6, at the chapel of queues.

Holy blessed Xenia of Petersburg is one of the most revered Orthodox believers. In the world Ksenia Petrova lived in the eighteenth century and early became a widow, then took the hard Christian exploit of foolishness.