Zolotukhino Woman’s Monastery
St. Alexy The Man of God Woman’s Monastery in Zolotukhino
New Monastery opened in Zolotuhino Village, Kursk Region
His Eminence German, Archbishop of Kursk and Rylsk, consecrated the throne of the temple in the name of the Holy Prophet and Forerunner John in the newly constructed women's monastery in the name of the Holy Venerable Alexy, a man of God.
The first service of the monastery attracted many visitors. The monastery grew up in a place where there was not any monastery or temple. The founder of the monastery His Eminence Schemametropolitan Iuvenaly was praying at the altar on this great and solemn day of the first Divine Liturgy. His efforts allowed this snow white monastery to be erected in such a short time.
In the Kursk region it is the second new monastery. The first women's monastery in the name of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God opened in the village Bolshegneushevo Rylskogo.
The monastery is like a candle, the light of the world. During the construction of the holy monastery, the sisters began to do useful and good deeds for the villagers without leaving the daily care of the needs of the monastery. The taught Sunday school, handicraft classes for children and much more.
Archbishop of Kursk & Rylsk German gave a gift to the temple, a set of silver liturgical vessels. Abbess sister Elizabeth (Semenov), presented Archbishop German with icons of the Holy Prophet and the Forerunner John. The guests also presented their gifts to the monastery.
A large group of philanthropists and builders who participated in the construction of the women's monastery in the name of St. Alexy, a man of God, was awarded the Patriarch and Archbishop awards. Among them are residents from Kursk, Muscow, and Belgorod - all who have made their contributions feasible in the construction of the beautiful snow white monastery