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Patriarch Alexy II consecrated the restored Holy Trinity-St Sergius Monastery

August 1 2005
10:47

Today the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexy II consecrated the main Cathedral of the Holy Trinity-St Sergius monastery Varnitskogo, which is located in a suburb of Rostov Veliky.
Monastery was built on the birthplace of St. Sergius, where he spent the first years of his life.

Temple began taking parishioners recently. The cathedral was destroyed after the Revolution and rebuilt in the last ten years. Today, the patriarch celebrated the Divine Liturgy, which was attended by hundreds of believers.

Alexy II visits places connected with the victory of Russian soldiers in the Battle of Kulikovo. That Sergius Radonezh blessed Prince Dmitry Donskoy in the battle against the Horde army.

Read the report "A Pilgrimage to the bicycle saddle. The" Temples of Russia "" .

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