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Holy Nikitsky Church in Volgograd

Holy Nikitsky Church in Volgograd is the oldest church in the city. It was built at the end of the 18th century. This is the only church that has survived. The building has survived several rebuilds and restorations. Currently, a large number of parishioners pray here daily.

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Prayer of Ephraim the Syrian in Lent. What prayers to read in fasting

What prayers to read in fasting? The most famous Lenten prayers and prayer books are “For every petition of the soul”, the penitential canon of St. Andrew of Crete. The most famous and revered prayer of Ephraim the Syrian for Lent is read in all churches and in the homes of Christian believers throughout the fast.

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What happens to the soul after death?

The article tells about what awaits the human soul, parted with its mortal body and stepped over the threshold of eternity. It gives a brief overview of the teachings of the Orthodox Church regarding this issue, as well as the tradition that has developed over the centuries.

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Celebration Cathedral of the Archangel Gabriel: description, history and interesting facts

The article tells about the Orthodox holiday, called the Cathedral of the Archangel Gabriel. A brief overview of the information about this representative of the disembodied Heavenly forces known from the Holy Scriptures and Holy Tradition is given.

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Holy - Znamensky Monastery: photo, address

In Russia, there are currently a large number of monasteries restored from ruins after the "management" of the revolutionary masses. And many of them are named after the icon "The Sign of the Blessed Virgin Mary". It is executed in the Orant style, that is, with arms spread out on both sides, symbolizing prayer intercession. Each Znamensky monastery has its own history, and it is never prosperous. However, common to all cloisters is the moment of rebirth from almost ruins.

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