“Orthodox pilgrimage is old and revered tradition in our christloving people. It is sanctified by feets of Christ Savour himself, who according Gospel, together with His Pure Mother and holy ritheous Josef went “to Jerusalem for feast of Pesach” /Lk 2:41/.
During all centuries Church hierarchs, pastors, monks and many regular people striving to worship and pray at Orthodox shrines followed this tradition.
Now after long godfighting period there is growing strive in our people to visit places of earthly exploit of Lord Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, Saints. Many thousands of pilgrims as centuries ago go for pilgrimage to touch shrines, to receive healing in monks monasteries, to have fellowship with brothers and sisters in faith. Pilgrimage routs are multiplying, geography of them is expanding.
Pilgrimage to Holy Places is important part of Orthodox way of life. At the same time for many our contemporaries especially needed spiritual mentoring and teaching road to Holy Places becomes starting point of way to Christ”.
His Holyness Patriarch of Moskow and All Russia Alexei II
Tomb of Christ
31 December 2019
Happy New Year 2020 and the bright holiday of the Nativity of Christ!
Dear visitors of our portal, we congratulate you on the New Year 2020 and the holiday of the Nativity of Christ! next..
01 August 2019
A song in Jerusalem is dedicated to the memory day of finding the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov
The musical composition and lyrics written by Pavel Platonov, editor-in-chief of the Russia in Colors portal, on May 1, 2003, received a new breath 16 years later to the day of memory of the prep. Serafima Sarovsky August 1, 2019. next..
12 July 2019
Plots of the Holy Land can be seen on the new channel in YouTube
The editor of the Russia in Colors portal in Jerusalem presented at the beginning of 2019 a new project on the Holy Land on his channel Travels with Pavel Platonov. next..
02 July 2019
11th Festival of Light in Jerusalem
This year artists from 15 countries gathered at the international festival in Jerusalem. next..
08 January 2019
For Christmas, a children's liturgy is served at the Russian monastery on Eleone. January 7, 2019
Every year at Christmas, adults and children have their own expectations, primarily related to miracles, gifts, Santa Claus, especially cold weather, the completion of Christmas Lent and various other important things. next..
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