With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, an interregional round table of the Siberian Federal District "Honoring local ascetics of piety and New Martyrs and Confessors of the Russian Church in monasteries" was held on December 8, 2023.
The round table was organized by the Irkutsk Diocese with the participation of the Right Reverends, hegumens, abbesses and monastics from dioceses located in the territory of the Siberian Federal District and was held online.
Metropolitan Maximilian of Irkutsk and Angara headed the work of the round table. His Eminence welcomed the participants, announced the agenda and rules of work, and also proposed topical topics for discussion that would allow completing the process of canonization of Siberian saints and getting the opportunity to compose services for them and pray to them during divine service.
The participants were also welcomed by the metropolitans of the Siberian Federal District.
The round table was attended by Archpriest Kirill Kaleda, a member of the Synodal Commission for the Canonization of Saints of the Russian Orthodox Church, rector of the Church of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia in Butovo. Father Kirill made a presentation on "An overview of current errors in submitting documents for the glorification of saints to the Synodal Commission for Canonization."
In total, eight reports were presented to the audience.
According to the materials of the press service of the Irkutsk Diocese