Orthodox service conducted in Notre Dame de Paris

Orthodox vespers was conducted last week in Notre Dame de Paris following the tradition of Lent. Over 500 pilgrims from various cities of France and neighboring European countries venerated the Savior's crown of thorns. Rector of the Three Holy Hierarchs Church Hegumen Nestor (Sirotenko) conducted the vespers, the Korsun Diocese website has reported.

Male choir of parishioners from various local Orthodox Churches chanted during the service.

During the Lent, the crown of thorns is open for believers to venerate in the Notre Dame de Paris each Friday from 03.00 p.m. to 05.45 p.m.

Source: Interfax religion