On the 23rd of May, the Orthodox Church of Georgia commemorates
Saint Simeon the Canaanite. His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II,
Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta and
Tbilisi and Metropolitan of Tskhum-Apkhazeti has blessed the day as
the Festive Day of Apkhazeti – “Apkhazetoba”. Accordingly, this day
was proclaimed as a day of observance.
In the context of this
celebration, today at 13:30, the Rector of Tbilisi Theological
Academy and Seminary, Protopresbyter Giorgi Zviadadze will offer an
Akathist to God in Sioni Cathedral.