Re: [orthodox-synod] Church dedicated to the Tsarist martyrs
- A question without barbs: How exactly was the Tsar and his family canonized
in the Synod? As you all know, the Tsar and the family were canonized as
Passion-bearers by the MP in August of this year. How were they styled in
- dear in Christ Nikolai,
do you have any further, more detailed info on the Church of the Tsar-martyr
Nikolai - do you have any photos. I am trying to gather info on log churches
Thank you, Father Basil Grisel
Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia Church
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From: "Nikolaj" <pravoslavie@...>
To: "Orthodox Synod" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, October 30, 2000 12:28 AM
Subject: [orthodox-synod] Church dedicated to the Tsarist martyrs
> Dear Friends in Christ.
> I am most pleased to be able
> to tell you, that in the village
> of Nikolskaya near St, Petersburg,
> a Church has been erected
> and dedicated to the Tsarmartyr Nikolaj
> of Holy Russia !
> The Church is in the ancient, wooden style
> that so pleased the Tsarist Martyrs.
> This is the first Church to be build and
> dedicated to the Tsarmartyr after the canonization
> by the Russian Orthodox Church
> of the Tsar in August this year.
> The Church is called "Tserkov Nikolaya Vtorogo"
> (Church of Nikolaj the second)
> Before the revolution here was another
> Church, dedicated to St Nicholas the Wonderworker,
> but it was destroyed by the godless communists.
> The main priest of this new Church is presently the main
> priest also serving in Feodorovsky Sobor in Tsarskoe Selo.
> Holy Tsarmartyr Nikolaj!
> Pray unto God for us sinners!
> In Christ
> "Do not become a Disciple of one who
> praises himself, in case you learn pride
> instead of Humility."
> (St. Mark the Ascetic)
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