Briton Steven Lacey is a special person in every meaning of the word. He was born with a severe physical ailment, but this did not prevent him from building a career, learning how to enjoy life and finding God. This is not the first time he has been visiting our convent.
The Protection of the Mother of God is one of the most beloved feast days on the Orthodox calendar among the Slavic peoples. The Russian word Pokrov (Покров) has a complex meaning. First of all, it refers to a cloak or shroud, but it also means protection or intercession.
In this episode of the documentary THE GOD’S PEOPLE, Nun Martha speaks about her experience of visiting the boarding home for children, “I used to think that the most important thing in life was to create something immortal. I thought that the work of art was immortal."