Today one of the most favorite religious holidays – Day of the Holy Trinity. After the introduction of a quarantine of indulgence in churches allowed to hold services with the participation of the congregation. In Melitopol the congregation went EN masse to Church. The temples have earned the so-called green markets. However, this year they are not as widespread as in the past.
Here pensioners and children traditionally sell bouquets of herbs, mint, chamomile. Bouquets from 10 to 50 UAH. Some exclusive – Didache to 100 UAH. Lavender bags for 30 and 40 UAH. a glass of crushed lavender 25 UAH. The seller explains how to apply it. Says that it drives away evil and cure all diseases.
Held a festive service in the Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky. The yard is strewn with herbs. Who has not had the service might sanctify the bouquets later.
In the Church of St. Andrew, all fragrant mint. Parishioners traditionally complete service song the glory of Ukraine. After the sermon, the priest blesses and sprinkles all with Holy water. The cross members don’t kiss, observing quarantine measures.