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2017 Visitation Schedule of the Icon of the Mother of God “Softener of Evil Hearts“ in the Eastern American Diocese

On Friday, March 10, the myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God "Softener of Evil Hearts" arrived in New York City from Moscow. The icon and its guardian were greeted by Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.

With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the Icon will remain in the Eastern American Diocese until April 19. The Icon’s visitation schedule is available to our readers below:

Saturday, March 11
St. Alexander Nevsky Russian School ‒ Howell, NJ at 12:00 PM.

Sunday, March 12
Holy New Martyrs of Russia Church ‒ Brooklyn, NY from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

St. John the Forerunner Cathedral ‒ Brooklyn, NY.
4:30 from PM to 9:00 PM: Holy Unction.

Monday, March 13
Our Lady "The Inexhaustible Chalice" Church ‒ Brooklyn, NY in the evening.

Tuesday, March 14
Sts. Peter & Paul Patriarch Church ‒ Passaic, NJ at 6:00 PM.

Wednesday, March 15
St. Michael Cathedral ‒ Paterson, NJ.
9:00 AM: Presanctified Liturgy.

St. George Serbian Church ‒ Elizabeth, NJ.
6:00 PM: Bishop Irinej of Australia & New Zealand.

Thursday, March 16
Brotherhood of the Holy Cross ‒ East Setauket, NY in the evening. 

Friday, March 17
St. Seraphim Memorial Church ‒ Sea Cliff, NY.
6:30 PM: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.

Saturday, March 18
Holy Virgin Intercession Church ‒ Glen Cove, NY.
9:00 AM: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.

Synodal Cathedral of the Sign ‒ New York City
6:00 PM: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.

Sunday, March 19
Synodal Cathedral of the Sign ‒ New York City
9:30 AM: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.

St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral ‒ Howell, NJ.
4:00 PM: Holy Unction. Bishop Irenei of Sacramento.

Tuesday, March 20 - Wednesday, March 22
St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral ‒ Howell, NJ.
Lenten Clergy Retreat. Metropolitan Hilarion.

Wednesday, March 22
Holy Transfiguration Church ‒ Baltimore, MD in the evening.

Friday, March 24
Holy Apostles Church ‒ Beltsville, MD.

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, March 26
St. John the Baptist Cathedral ‒ Washington, DC.
Holy Unction. Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.

Monday, March 27
Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church ‒ Summerville, SC.
7:00 PM: Moleben & Akathist.

Tuesday, March 28
St. Elizabeth the New-Martyr Church ‒ Columbia, SC.
7:00 PM: Moleben & Akathist.

Wednesday, March 29
St. Nicholas Church ‒ Fletcher, NC.
9:30 AM: Presanctified Liturgy.

Reigning Mother of God Church ‒ Charlotte, NC.
4:00 PM: Moleben & Akathist.
6:00 PM: Matins & Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete.

Thursday, March 30
St. George Church ‒ Cincinnati, OH.

Friday, March 31 - Saturday, April 1
Holy Cross Monastery ‒ Wayne, WV.

Saturday, April 1
Our Lady "Joy of All Who Sorrow" Church ‒ Atlanta, GA in the evening.

Sunday, April 2
St. Mary of Egypt Church ‒ Atlanta, GA.
Divine Liturgy. Metropolitan Hilarion.

Wednesday, April 5
St. Gregory Patriarchal Church ‒ Tampa, FL in the morning.

St. Nicholas Mission ‒ Palm Coast, FL in the evening.

Thursday, April 6 - Friday, April 7
St. Vladimir Church ‒ Miami, FL.
Vigil & Liturgy for Annunciation.

Friday, April 7
St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon Mission ‒ Coconut Creek, FL in the evening.

Lazarus Saturday, April 8
Holy Apostles Mission ‒ Miami, FL in the morning.

St. Vladimir Church ‒ Miami, FL in the evening.

Palm Sunday, April 9
St. Matrona Cathedral ‒ Dania Beach, FL.
Liturgy for Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem.

Great Monday, April 10
Nativity of the Mother of God Church ‒ Albany, NY.

Great Tuesday, April 11 – Pascha Sunday, April 16
Holy Trinity Monastery ‒ Jordanville, NY.
Passion Week & Pascha.

Bright Monday, April 17
St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral ‒ Howell, NJ.
Metropolitan Hilarion & Bishop Nicholas.

Bright Tuesday, April 18
Our Lady of Tikhvin Church ‒ Howell, NJ.

Bright Wednesday, April 19
The Icon returns to Russia.

O Most Holy Theotokos, save us!

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