The temple of Christ the Savior is an architectural complex which includes the Church of the Transfiguration, chapel of the Supreme icon of the Mother of God, stylobate part of the Museum. Not all masses are held in the templeE. for Example, in the chapel on Wednesdays at 17.00 and on Sundays at 14.00 do the akathist to the most Holy Theotokos. The Transfiguration Church is an active templeohms. There are daily services on weekdays and a Church ceremony, baptism, funeral and prayer services with blessing of the waters.
The divine Liturgy in the Great feasts and on Sundays, and Vespers vigil for Sunday, are made directly in the Temple of Christ the Savior. The detailed schedule of Church services that are held at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the Church of the Transfiguration, for the next month can be found on the official website of the Temple of Christ the Savior. Or call by phone (495)637-12-76.
According to information published on the official website of the Temple of Christ the Savior, the doors of the Churchand are open every day from 10.00 to 17.00. On Mondays it runs from 13.00. At the Liturgy, confession, Vespers or Matins, you can come to Church of the Transfiguration, which is open daily from 8.00 to 19.30. If the Temple of Christ the Savior is worship, Church of the Transfiguration is always closed. The temple of Christ the Savior located at the address: str Volhonka, 15. You can reach it by metro (station "Kropotkinskaya").
Go to the temple on a tour via the tour Desk, which is located near the entrance to the Spaso-Priobrazhensky Church (from the soymonovsky proezd (lane)). Museum of the templeand can be visited in any, even on holidays, day from 10.00 to 18.00. To enter the Museum free of charge, but the tour is paid and held in groups of two people. For further details please telephone the Museum (495)637-13-21.
Advice 2: How to order service in the Church
Many cross the threshold of the temple, when they realizes the inevitable problem – the death of a loved one. Incredible tormented by remorse, driven by longing for the dear people, you are just burning with desire to do all that is possible. Worship, called Liturgy, is one of the types of prayers for the repose of the souls of Christians. There are other types of prayers, order which is possible in any Church. You need to write a note and leave it in the Church box.
You will need
- - a piece of paper;
- - handle;
- - money donations.
Prayers you can order not only in churches but also in private houses, chapels, fields. Such services can be public (for all people, for example, on Christmas eve or Easter) and private (prayer for the health of anyone).
Prayer for the health book in any Orthodox Church. The concept of "health" for the Church service includes both physical and spiritual health and material well-being. Ordered prayer "for the health" for the healing of diseases, deliverance from enemies and enviers.
To order the service, go to Church the box and write on the sheet the names of those people about whose health we need to pray. In some churches it is necessary to dictate the names of the servant - she will write and will throw in the necessary box. On prepared notes at the top of the page you can see the image of the cross and the signature "Of health."
Remember that prayer is available only to the baptized people. List the names write in the nominative case, legible and clear handwriting. You also need to make a check mark beside each name: if you book a service for a child under seven years – write to the baby, from seven to fourteen – a boy, a conscript, or person from the military profession – a warrior, by the name of the sick person make a mark "aching", in addition, you can specify the priesthood (if it exists).
When you write a note, do not forget that the canons of the Church first must come the name of the Patriarch, after the name of the Archbishop, then the name of the spiritual father. Then follows a list of parents ' names, your name, names of family members (husband, wife, children), relatives and friends. Finally, you must specify the names of your benefactors.
In addition, you can order a prayer "for the repose". Also write on the sheet the names of the deceased in the nominative case and throw in a special box or dictate the names of the Verger. During the service notes entered into the altar, where are recited before the Throne during the divine Liturgy.
In addition to a simple prayer service you can order more and Holy-water. Then during worship will be consecrated water, which later will distribute to believers.
Service of "Prayers" (daily prayer mention the repose of the dead and the health of the living for forty days) bought in several temples – so you can get rid of the evil eye and spoilage. To order this service, you must write on a sheet of paper the names of people who needed to pray, and to pass a note on the altar.
Advice 3: How to get to the Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Despite all the controversy regarding the fact of restoration of the temple of Christ the Savior, the Cathedral is not only an important place for all Christians of our country, but also an interesting building from the architectural point of view.
Please see the schedule of worship services held in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and Transfiguration Church. It is available on the official website and updated every month. Service is held every morning and evening. More detailed information can be obtained by phone (495) 637-12-76. Note that during the summer period, some services are held not in the main building of the Cathedral and in the Church-the chapel of the "Reigning" icon of Mother of God.
Take the opportunity to inspect the interior of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour as an ordinary visitor-a tourist. The Cathedral is open for everyone daily from 10.00 to 17.00, Monday from 13.00. To get there you must take the metro to the station "Kropotkinskaya" of the Sokolnicheskaya line, exit from the last car, if you follow from the center. The Cathedral of Christ the Savior is visible from the metro station. You can also reach by car, the address Volkhonka 15. Do not forget about elementary rules of behaviour in Church. The men inside remove hats, women, on the contrary, it is highly desirable to be with the covered head.
Take a walk around the neighborhood of the temple, they represent a green area on the banks of the Moscow river with benches and manicured bushes and trees. Of particular interest to tourists is the bridge over the river to the unusual design. It is designed for pedestrians only and allows you to enjoy views of Kremlin, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour the Crimean bridge. The best time for walks are evening twilight, because the temple is lit up and looks especially at this time majestic.
Visit the Museum of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. It is located in the cloister of the Holy Transfiguration Church. In his exhibition presents relics of the temple, tells the story of its founding, destruction and reconstruction. The Museum is open daily from 10.00 to 18.00, further information can be obtained by phone (495) 924-80-58, and learn on the official website of HHS.