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President Zourabichvili Attended Consecration of the Cathedral of the Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God on Mount Makhata

On the Day of Georgia’s Alloted to the Virgin Mary, President Salome Zourabichvili attended the consecration of the Cathedral of the Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God on Mount Makhata. The festive liturgy was served by Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II.
The Cathedral of the Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God is the part of the Virgin Mary’s Cathedral Complex that has been in construction under the Patriarch’s blessing since 2002. The first stage of the complex’s construction is now finished with the consecration of the Cathedral. The next stage consists of building an educational center and museum on the monastery’s territory and the Cathedral of the Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God on Mount Makhata, which will be accomplished with support from the State, Church, and society.

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