2019-04-26 On Good Friday, Tsesarevich and Grand Duke George Mikhailovich visited the parish of the Church of the Life-Giving Trinity near the Saltykov Bridge. The Grand Duke was accompanied by an adviser to the Office of the Head of the Russian Imperial House, Mr. I.I. Svirsky, and prayed at the services of the removal of the Shroud.
At the end of the Divine Services, the Grand Duke was greeted by the chief cleric of the temple, Hieromonk Nikon (Levachev-Belavenets), who noted that it was the first time in more than a hundred years that the Heir to the House of Romanov was celebrating Holy Week in his fatherland.
Afterwards in the parish house the Grand Duke spoke with the clergy and the parishioners of the temple over tea.