Sacred Image in Stone

I am holding an icon in my hands, breathlessly admiring the gleaming stones. The work is so fine that I can hardly believe it is entirely made of stone. Out of fine gemstone powder to be exact. A photograph cannot fully depict depth and diversity of colours, as well as

Not only listening, but also feeling

For the tenth time St Elisabeth Convent took part in the Belgrade International Book Fair, which is the biggest event of the kind at the Balkans. For these ten years our sisters’ participation in the International Book Fair has become a good tradition. The stall of St Elisabeth Convent displayed

Dobrodel: a heart open to the world

Health is more than the absence of illnesses or physical impairments. It is a state of full physical and spiritual comfort, as well as social well-being. According to the research of the World Health Organization (WHO), as of today more than 450 million people on the planet are suffering from

Christmas Fairs on the British Isles 2018

The sisters of St Elisabeth Convent (Minsk, Belarus) would like to invite you to visit the stalls of our Convent at Christmas Fairs in the UK and Ireland, which will take place from November 16 to December 23, 2018. St Elisabeth Convent has participated in Christmas fairs for many years.

Orthodoxy in the United States

Interview with Sister Margarete (Roeber), a nun at the Holy Assumption Monastery in Calistoga, California With the blessing of her abbess, Mother Melania, Sister Margarete has been on a pilgrimage all over the world, visiting Orthodox communities in Greece, Jerusalem, Georgia, Poland, Estonia, France, England and Russia. She stays for