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The Monastery’s History

Posted by kinovia on August 6, 2007

abess Feofila

abess Feofila

On April 3, 1993 five nuns from Maloyaroslavetz’s Women’s Monastery came to Baryatino village; the first idea was to organize a small agricultural community. However, it appeared practicable to set up an independent new community and on December 26, 1995 Holy Synod blessed to set up the monastery in Honor of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, the Mother of God (Bogorodichno-Rozhdestvenskaya devichya pustyn) in Baryatino of Kaluga’s region and appointed nun Feofila (Lepeshinskaya) as Abbess; later she was granted the title of  Mother Superior (Hegumeness). Read the rest of this entry »


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