In the times of the persecution of Christians under the Roman Emperors Diocletian and Maximian, they were seized and brought to trial, where they openly professed Christ as their King and God. They suffered unimaginable torments with joy. Enraged, their captors tied them to wild horses. They pulled their bodies over rocks and stones and tore them to pieces.
On the 1st August, we glorify with great spiritual awe and affection the memory of Saint Seraphim of Sarov and pay tribute to his angelic life, which showed to many the path towards salvation.
On August 1st, the Belarussian Orthodox Church commemorates one of the most well-known Russian saints - Venerable Seraphim of Sarov. Many people all around the world consider him to be their Patron Saint.
On February 6th the Belarussian Orthodox Church will celebrate the feast day of Saint Xenia of Petersburg. This article will tell you about the life of St Xenia and explain the term “Fool-for-Christ''.
Our patronal feast is like a small Easter during Great Lent. In the middle of the largest church in the Convent rests the decorated image of the Reigning Icon of the Mother of God.
We are preparing to celebrate the memory of a saint who showed us beyond all doubt that sainthood is still a worthy goal to pursue, even in our hectic times. His name is Saint John of Shanghai and San-Francisco.
Saint Anthony the Great, the Father of all monks, is a revered and well-known saint among many Christians, including the Orthodox and Catholics. His extraordinary lifestyle and faith still inspire people even today to become monks.
The spiritual message of the icon revealed itself with time. It promises eventual forgiveness to the Russian people and the return of the supreme power from the Holy Theotokos after a long period of suffering and repentance.