At Home in Belgrade. Archpriest Andrew Lemeshonok Visited Serbia

The Serbian people met Archpriest Andrew Lemeshonok, the spiritual father of St Elisabeth Convent, with love. Father Andrew visited this country within the frameworks of From Heart To Heart Festival organised by our Convent. Although Father Andrew spent just one day in Serbia, he managed to meet His Holiness Irinej,

New Festival Year: New Children’s Programme

Belarusian Motifs in the Children’s Programme A Belarusian Hut with games and riddles and workshop sessions on traditional folk crafts will be waiting for the visitors. Straw plaiting, carpet weaving, making linen dolls, and painting on wooden toys — not only small visitors but also their parents will be able

New Year, New Festival

The new festival year has begun. Our team can’t wait to meet our friends again. Right now, we are preparing many small and large events. We would like to make our Festival a feast for everyone. Let’s begin by describing the news and the surprising discoveries that you can expect

Cute Animals To Cuddle

Is there anyone who doesn’t know how useful equine therapy may be for the sick? Early childhood autism, oligophrenia, and cerebral palsy are hard to treat with traditional methods. Children who suffer from these severe illnesses especially benefit from therapeutic horse riding. In addition to health benefits, the children simply

A Home for the Homeless

The Sisterhood provides rehabilitation for those who are addicted to drugs or alcohol. In addition to that, we help the homeless or recently released prisoners. There is a rehabilitation centre for men since 2000 in v. Lysaja Hara 19 miles from Minsk. Approx. 200 brothers stay here under the monastic

Incredible Artists

The Joyful Hearts Ensemble, directed by Nun Sophia, operates under the aegis of the Convent. Its participants live in one of the boarding homes for people with special needs but they also happen to have very special talents. In spite of their mental and physical disadvantages, they are not depressed.

The Ancient Tradition of Batleika Art

Traditional theater “Batleika” has been an integral part of “From Heart to Heart” festivals for several years already. The name “Batleika” has its roots in the name of our Lord’s native town of Bethlehem. “King Herod”, a play dwelling on the Nativity of Christ is considered to be the very