in Krasnodar, In the Catherine Cathedral held a farewell ceremony with Metropolitan of Ekaterinodar and Kuban Isidor, who died the eighth of August.

the ceremony was attended by the first persons of edge, heads of districts and law enforcement agencies, as well as parishioners. Led the divine Liturgy, and then the funeral service of the operating Affairs of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan resurrection of Dionysius.

the Main part of the service the congregation were able to watch in the courtyard of the temple, it was broadcast online on two large screens. Gathered in the Church the bishops and clergy of the Stavropol and Krasnodar regions and the Republic of Adygea. The Kuban Cossack chorus under the direction of Victor Zakharchenko sang a prayer.

– Kuban suffered heavy loss, which is very difficult to understand and even harder to accept. Orthodox inhabitants had lost his spiritual father. He asked God of harmony and well-being of the residents of the region. He prayed for us, now we’re going to pray about it, – said the head of the region.

the Metropolitan is buried in the resurrection limit Catherine’s Cathedral in Krasnodar in the sarcophagus.

Recall, Metropolitan of Ekaterinodar and Kuban Isidor died on 80-m to year of life after a serious illness.