Convent of SS Martha and Mary, Moscow

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  • Renovated and repaired just recently, located in the historical part of Moscow - Zamoskvorechye. Small and elegant. Not just a regular church or convent but the social-medical service to sick children...  more »
  • Hram pokrova presvjatoj bogoroditsy seems ancient, although built in 1912, because made in old Russian style by the architect a. Shchusev, and wall paintings are made by artists of Moscow and Korin.
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  • Marfo-Mariinsky convent of mercy is one of the youngest and most unusual Moscow monasteries. It was founded in the year 1909 Grand Duchess Elizaveta Fyodorovna in memory of her husband-the Moscow Governor-General Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich, who was killed in 1905 year terrorist and. Kaljaevym. As conceived by the founder of the monastery were created by a hospital, clinic, pharmacy, where part of the drugs were free, orphanage, free dining and lots of institutions, and the sisters received serious psychological, spiritual and medical training. When the Grand Duchess felt that monastic service is incompatible with social activities, and therefore for nuns of the monastery she chose not quite regular status-diakonissy. These Sisters of Christ, in the same way as ordinary nun, brought vows of chastity, obedience and non, but after a certain period of time could leave the abode, create a family and to be free from these first vows. In the year 1918, the Grand Duchess was arrested, the Monastery formally closed at 1.
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