A prayer service was held at the Trinity Cathedral of the monastery at the relics of St. Sergius of Radonezh.

Earlier, Archbishop John of Dubna declared that the accession of the Archbishopric of the Western European parishes of the Russian tradition with the Russian Orthodox Church will give impetus to spiritual life in Europe.

On November 1, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill signed a letter of restoration of the unity of the Archdiocese of Orthodox Russian churches in Western Europe with the Russian Orthodox Church.

The letter was signed in duplicate.

One is planning to hand it over to the Archbishop John of Dubna (Renneto) on November 3 for a service in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the second will be stored in the archives of the Moscow Patriarchate.