The Relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov Returned from Space Earlier this Year

The relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov, visited the International space station, will be returned to the Church of the Transfiguration in Star city, cosmonauts Day, April 12, told reporters on Wednesday, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Ryzhikov.

«The great Shrine visited with us in orbit. Tomorrow is Maundy Thursday, we will serve today will give part of the relics of St. Sergius,» he said at a post-flight press conference.

According to the astronaut, the relics visited the earth orbit, consecrated thus our planet.

«We always expect a miracle, but the fact that the relics visited in orbit, and made repeated consecration of «all things» as aboard the station, and beyond, including our home planet, this is a great miracle,» added pick.

The astronauts of the mission of the ISS 49/50 Sergei Ryzhikov, Andrei Borisenko and astronaut Robert Shane Kimbrough (USA) carried out at station 173 days and returned to Earth on 10 April 2017.

Source: http://chelorg.com/2017/04/12/the-relics-of-st-seraphim-of-sarov-having-been-in-space-will-return-to-the-temple/