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Pokrovsky women's monastery

Pokrovsky Stavropigialny women's monastery of the intercession of the Outpost - one of the attractions around the capital city of Moscow.

Pokrovsky women's monastery
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Pokrovsky Stavropigialny women's monastery of the intercession of the Outpost - one of the attractions around the capital city of Moscow.

since 1998, the relics of the all - Russian Saint-blessed old man Matrona of Moscow have been resting In the monastery. Every day thousands of people from all over the world come to worship the Shrine. These are mainly Orthodox pilgrims, but there are also representatives of other faiths. Matrona, affectionately calls her people, helps and comforts all who come to it with faith. Today she truly has become«the eighth pillar of Russia & raquo;, as a hundred years ago it called the righteous elder John of Kronstadt.

Pokrovskaya obitel «on squalid houses & raquo; was founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich Romanov as a male coenobitic monastery. Since ancient times, this place has been a vast cemetery for the burial of the poor and the unknown. « poor houses ». By the beginning of the XX century there were 2 stone churches in the monastery - the resurrection Cathedral and the two-storey Church of the intercession, a 5-tier bell tower, the superior, fraternal buildings, a children's shelter for boys. Around the monastery there was an extensive cemetery of nobility and merchants, the necropolis of which was one of the richest in Moscow. After the revolution, the cemetery was looted, in its place Tagansky Park of culture and recreation. In 1929, the monastery was closed, its churches and buildings housed various organizations, the bell tower was blown up.

in 1995 the monastery was returned to the Russian Orthodox Church. The monastery was resumed as a female, abbess of the convent hegumeness Feofania assigned (Miskin). Over the years, the monastery was returned to all the buildings and part of the territory (still on the site of the former cemetery is Tagansky Park of culture and recreation). There is a children's shelter for girls at the monastery.

Now this Holy place has become the center of pilgrimage for many thousands of people. The territory of the monastery is landscaped: planted a large number of trees and shrubs, there is a Playground. A shop of Church utensils and literature was opened at the monastery.

at the monastery compound in the village of Markovo is the temple of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God built in the XVII century.

the first Church in Moscow in honor of the Holy righteous blessed Matrona of Moscow was built at the intersection of Warsaw highway and Moscow ring road from the outside of the road in the area of 33 km., where after the Liturgy are made various tracks (baptism, wedding, funeral).

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Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
Pokrovsky Monastery Pokrovsky Wretched monastery. 1655 Founded in 1635 by Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich
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