The Lazarus Saturday is a very joyful day for Orthodox Christians which shows us the triumphal miracle of Christ. It falls on the same day our dear Abbess Euphrosinia celebrates her birthday - April 24th.
The Annunciation of the Theotokos reminds us about the fact that our Savior Jesus Christ entered this world through Virgin Mary’s womb and became incarnate in order to save us.
There is a special and ancient order in the Orthodox Church called the Eternal Commemoration on Psalter. What is this order about, who can apply, and why do we commemorate people? Read further to discover these answers.
The Great Lent is the longest fasting season of the year for the Orthodox. We all know about the importance of prayer, almsgiving and fasting. But what are the rules of fasting? Are there some things, we should not do during the Lent?
The Great Lent starts on March 15 in the Belarusian Orthodox Church this year. The sisters of Saint Elisabeth Convent will embark on this journey to Easter by reading what the Church Fathers have said about the three pillars of Lent.
The Sisters of Saint Elisabeth Convent make it their top priority to share the joy of Easter with people all over the world this season. One way of doing that is through handcrafted Easter gifts, made with love and prayer.