Prince Vladimir Galitzine reposes in the Lord


The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 25/2/18

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On February 22, 2018, Thursday of the first week of Great Lent, after a long illness, Prince Vladimir Kirillovich Galitzine, renowned steward of the Holy Church who served as Warden of the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York, reposed in the Lord.

That evening, after Great Vespers at the cathedral, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, performed the first memorial pannikhida for Prince Galitzine along with the cathedral clergymen to the singing of the cathedral choir.

A pannikhida was scheduled before the body of the reposed on Saturday at 5 pm, and on Sunday, the feast day of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, after Liturgy and the Rite of Orthodoxy.

The funeral will be held on Monday, February 26, at the Synodal Cathedral, after which the burial will take place at Novo Diveevo Cemetery in Nanuet, NY.

We wish the Kingdom of Heaven and eternal rest to the laborer in the Church of God, and the consolation of Christ, health and heavenly aid to his family and friends.