Dear brothers and sisters in Christ! It gives us great joy to share with you the good news: two of our monastic sisters who were the first to be diagnosed with COVID-19 have fully recovered. Our greetings go to Nun Alexia (Yudina) and Nun Paraskeva (Gornostaeva). Nun Alexia is not only free from the virus, but has also achieved significant improvements in her chronic conditions.
We rejoice at the recovery, by God’s mercy, of Archpriest Vasily Lesko, aged 92! Reportedly, when the doctors who treated him asked him what had given him the strength, Father Vasily replied: “the love of Our Lord Jesus Christ and the prayers of the people with loving hearts”. Father Vasily is now with his family in a village in southern Belarus.
Let us all celebrate the recovery of our sisters and Father Vasily and send our praise and prayers to our Lord for having them back with us!
The Majestic Sound International Church Music Festival took place in St Elisabeth Convent on October 28 and 29 for the 17th time. Choirs and singers from Minsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Donetsk, and Kyiv Oblast participated in the festival.
We present the story of one of our monastic sisters which shows how faith in God’s love can empower us in situations of our greatest weakness
After nearly three weeks of closure, the Convent of Saint Elisabeth opened its doors on 20 May to visitors and parishioners.
The Serbian people met Archpriest Andrey Lemeshonok, the spiritual father of St Elisabeth Convent, with love. Father Andrey visited this country within the frameworks of the Heart 2 Heart Festival organised by our Convent.
Heart 2 Heart Festival of Orthodox culture was launched by St Elisabeth Convent (Minsk, Belarus) with the blessing of the Most Reverend Pavel, Metropolitan of Minsk and Zaslavl, the Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus, in 2015.
We are launching our new Online Christmas Market of our Convent! In this article, you will learn about one of our Convent’s beloved Christmas traditions through a true story of a Christmas miracle that one of our sisters experienced.
We are happy to bring you the good news that as of today, half of our monastic sisters who became infected with COVID have fully recovered. Thirty sisters are still ill, most are having mild symptoms or are asymptomatic.