Among other things, this news release shows St Elisabeth Convent celebrating the Patron Feast Day of St John of Shanghai with a Divine Liturgy in the church in his honor. Shortly before the Feast, an icon of St John was created in our crushed stone icons workshop.
On the 8th of July, the Orthodox Church celebrates a very special feast of Saint Peter and Fevronia Day. This short animated film tells the full story of Peter and Fevronia's life and love. In Russia on this day “The Day of Family, Love, and Fidelity” is celebrated.
This song’s story began when Nun Juliania (Denisova) wrote a setting of the poem by Fr. Andrey Logvinov called As Simple As That. It became known and appreciated all across our country and far beyond. It tells us that great spiritual heights begin with simple things.