Nativity of the Mother of God Church Opens 9-23-2009
Korennaya Hermitage new Church Of the Nativity of the Mother of God 2009 Openning Service with the Return visit of the Kursk Root Icon 1295
The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill sanctified the revived Cathedral of the Nativity of the Mother of God at the Men's Kursk Root Hermitage in the town of Svoboda (which means Freedom). The consecration of the temple, visiting the exhibition, which is devoted to the history of the monastery and the miracle-working Icon.
Patriarch Kirill's Sermon on 24 September, 2009 after the consecration of the new Cathedral of The Nativity of The Mother of God at the Kursk-Root Hermitage.
The Deputy head of the regional government, Igor Pakhomov, announced that at the beginning of June the construction of the cathedral had been spent 97 million rubles. On the improvement of Svoboda Village and the cloister of the monks in recent years from various sources was drawn more than 600 million rubles.
The 97 million Russian rubles = 3.36687 million U.S. dollars
600 million Russian rubles = 20.82600 million U.S. dollars
History of Korennaya Hermitage Monastery from 1295 to 2010
Korennaya Monks Movie Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
History of Korennaya Hermitage Monastery from 1295 to 2010. Russian Monk Seraphimn is speaking at the Korennaya Hermitage about dedicated monastics, monastic life, inhabitants of Korennaya Monastery, Discovering of the Kursk Root Icon, the miracles that happened in the Monastery, the invasion of the Tatars, and the modern life of the Monastery. Sorry, it is only available in Russian Language but even the pictures are worth of thousands of words.
ON RuTube.ru Part 1 of 4
Special Kursk Root Icon Procession from the Kursk Znamensky Monastery to the Korennaya Hermitage Monastery in Svodoba Village North of Kursk Russia. Video in Russian Language only.
Kursk Root Icon Procession 9-25-2009: A picture tells a 1000 words. From the Voice of Russia http://02varvara.wordpress.com/2009/09/
Kursk Icon: flv movie
Kursk Root Icon in Russia: 3gp movie
Kursk Root Icon Visit to Kursk Russia: 3pg movie
Traditional Kursk Root Procession Movie: starting from Kursk Sign Cathedral and going to Korennaya Hermitage.
Postcards In Honor of the Arrival of the Icon to Russia
Kursk, September 9. By order of the Kursk Post of Russia and with the blessing of the Archbishop Herman of Kursk and Rylsk there were produced labeled envelopes and postcards dedicated to the arrival of the Icon of the Mother of God "The Sign" in Kursk.
The envelope shows the Church of the Nativity of the Holy Theotokos in the Korennaya Hermitage (photo from the archives of the President of the Kursk regional public fund of the Orthodox tradition, socio-economic and cultural revival of "Aboriginal desert", the Secretary of the Political Council for Integrated revival of the Kursk Root Hermitage, Sergei Loktionov) and the inscription - "Coming of the Icon of the Mother of God "The Sign" of Kursk-Root on the grounds of It's Fatherland".
Colorful postcards depict the image of the miracleworking Icon "The Sign" and even the traditional religious procession in Kursk. The cards were made in Moscow with circulation of 500,000 copies.