St Elisabeth Church Minsk

St Elisabeth Church

May 07, 2020

churches of the convent

Patron Saint's Day: July 18

The upper church in honour of St Elisabeth, the heavenly patroness of the Convent, was consecrated on January 2, 2005. Its interior design is well-crafted and rounded-up. The church has a five-tier iconostasis in the classical Russian style. All icons in this church were painted by the Convent’s icon painters in accordance with the Russian and Byzantine samples of the 12th-15th centuries when church art was at its peak. The full cycle of worship is held in the upper and the lower churches daily, and the Psalter is read incessantly.

churches of the convent

Holy objects in this church:

  • Relics of St Elisabeth and St Barbara;
  • St George the Victory-Bearer;
  • St Catherine;
  • St Tikhon of Zadonsk;
  • St Luke of Crimea;
  • Holy Elders of Optina Pustyn;
  • St Job of Pochaiv;
  • St Savva Storozhevsky;
  • SS Alexandra,
  • Martha, and Helena of Diveevo;
  • Hieromartyr Vladimir of Kiev;
  • St John the Warrior;
  • St Silouan the Athonite;
  • St Matrona of Moscow;
  • St Tatiana;
  • St Marina;
  • St John the Wonderworker of Shanghai and San Francisco;
  • St Sergius of Radonezh;
  • St Ignatius Brianchaninov;
  • St Sergius Srebryansky;
  • St Alexander Svirsky;
  • St Oleg,
  • Prince of Bryansk
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