The Church celebrates the apostles Peter and Paul
The Church celebrates one of the most important Christian holidays - the day of the apostles Peter and Paul. This date ends Petrov post. In the Peter and Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg Liturgy is the Patriarch.
July 12 - holiday for all citizens, and especially for the believers. This is the patronal feast day of STS Peter and Paul Cathedral, the Holy Supreme apostles Peter and Paul. Liturgy in honor of the holiday itself serves as the Patriarch. In the Peter and Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg on this day always comes a lot of people. Usually not all fit inside the Cathedral. Therefore, the sound output from the service to the Cathedral square. All are in the fortress you can hear the divine Liturgy. The day of saints Peter and Paul is always celebrated on 12 July. It ends Petrov post.
Peter the great, founder of St. Petersburg, decided that the saints of the city will be the Holy apostles Peter and Paul, very close to Christ's disciples. In their honor, and laid the Peter and Paul Cathedral. Now he is the Imperial burial vault of the Romanovs. Since 1990, there are service of the Russian emperors, and after the restoration services are held. Today's Liturgy began with the entrance and vestments of the Patriarch. Soon the Patriarch will address to the faithful with words of congratulations.