Father Sergius Falei speaks about the meaning of the sign of the Cross, about the baptismal cross. "Looking at the life of our Lord Jesus Christ from a totally human perspective, we might see the Holy Cross just as an instrument of His martyrdom.
In this episode of Questions and Answers the spiritual father of Saint Elisabeth Convent Andrey Lemeshonok answers the following question: "One of my family members has cancer. Their condition is getting worse. How to properly discuss this topic with a terminally ill person?"
Just under 20 years ago our community appeared next to a mental health institution on the outskirts of Minsk. It 'grew' from an Orthodox sisterhood serving in a psychiatric hospital. Today many of the sisters that stood at its origins have put on monastic habits.