The Chairman of the Tallinn City Council, Mikhail Kilvart will sign an agreement today on support for the restoration of the St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in the city’s Kopli subdistrict. According to the agreement, $104,000 (90,000 euros) will be allocated for the work.
The Summer Institute program also includes visits to holy places and numerous churches throughout Moscow and the Moscow region, including Danilov, Donskoy, Sretensky, and Sts. Martha and Mary Monasteries, the territory and cathedrals of the Kremlin, and Christ the Savior Cathedral.
Courses to be offered include Holy Scriptures, the Heritage of the Holy Fathers of the Orthodox Church, Liturgics, Dogmatic Theology, Practical Disciplines of Pastoral Theology and Spiritual Care, and the Experience of Prominent Pastors of the 19th-20th centuries.
The site of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has published an address of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine to the faithful of the Church and Kiev city officials in regard to the upcoming LGBT “March for Equality” in Kiev, set for Sunday June 17.
On Sunday, the feast of All Saints of Romania, His Grace Bishop Andrei of Covasna and Harghita celebrated the consecration of the outdoor summer altar at Mărcuș Monastery in central Romania, dedicating it in honor of St. John (Maximovitch) and St. John the New of Muscel.
The 595th anniversary of the appearance of one of the most famous miracle-working crosses, the Godenov Cross, was festively celebrated on Monday in the courtyard of the St. John Chrysostom podvoriye in the village of Godenovo, halfway between Moscow and Yaroslavl, of the St. Nicholas Convent in Pereslavl-Zalessky.
The community of the Moscow Strastnoy (Passion) Monastery held a festive prayer meeting at Pushkin Square on Tuesday, and a procession around the historical territory of the Strastnoy Monastery, destroyed by the atheist soviets in 1937.