On February 25, in the week of the Triumph of Orthodoxy and the day of the Iveron icon of the Mother of God, Sunday worship was held in the Michael-Arkhangelsk Temple of Baku city.
After the Liturgy of St. Vasily the great held a festive prayer and lithium memory of elder Gregory, sailing to the Lord three years ago. Archpriest George (Tsurikov) congratulated parishioners on a holiday and told about its history.
The triumph of orthodoxy is carried out in the first week of Lent and was established in Greece in the IX century in memory of the final victory over the enemies of Orthodoxy.
Chosen by the Patriarch of Constantinople Methodius, established at the same time a special festive service. Orthodoxy was solemnly restored in service in the Sophia Cathedral in Constantinople on the first Sunday of Lent, which had to be in 843 on February 19.