We ask St Mary, Mother of God to have mercy on Georgia – Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II has said during the sermon at the Sioni Cathedral.
The Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates Assumption of Virgin Mary on August 28. Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II has conducted Divine Liturgy at the Sioni Cathedral.
Ilia II congratulated the whole Georgia on the day and blessed the parish.
“St. Mary is the Mother of the Whole World, but especially of us, because Georgia is coming under auspices of Virgin Mary. We ask Mother of God to have mercy on Georgia”, – Catholicos-Patriarch said.
Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze and the representatives of the government attended the festive service at Sioni Cathedral.