Catholicos Patriarch Celebrates Day of Guardian Angel
Catholicos Patriarch of all Georgia Ilia the 2nd is marking the day of the
guardian angel on August 2.
Orthodox congregation will have an opportunity to arrive at the Patriarch's
Office and congratulate the Patriarch on the day in person.
Patriarch will conduct a celebratory prayer at the Holy Trinity Cathedral
on August 2.
August 2 was set a Day of St. Ilia the Pious in 1987. St. Synod of the
Georgian Church studied merits of Ilia Chavchavadze before the nation and
decided to pronounce him a saint and name St. Ilia the Pious.