The USU Rector, staff and students congratulate Metropolitan Anastasius on his Name Day
A cathedral bishop service was held on the feast day of the venerable martyr Anastasius at the Cathedral of the Savior’s Ascension, which was led by Anastasius , the Metropolitan of Simbirsk and Novospassky.
liturgical songs performed the choir of the Savior Ascension Cathedral under the
leadership of Alexander Terentiev and the children’s choir of the Bishop.
After the service, the clergy and laity congratulated the head of the Simbirsk metropolis on the name day of his patron saint - martyr Anastasius, deacon of Pechersk. Boris Kostishko, the rector of Ulyanovsk State University, the head of the children’s choir and choir of teachers and students Larisa Filyanina, the future sisters of mercy - students of the USU medical college congratulated the abbot. The parishioners presented holy icons, bouquets of flowers and souvenirs to Metropolitan Anastasius. The choir of Ulyanovsk State University sang festive songs.