May 14 – memory of the holy martyr Makarii of Kyiv

May 14 – memory of the holy martyr Makarii of Kyiv

For 430 year the holy relics of Metropolitan Makarii, the great Kyivan saint, were venerated…

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Vrubel’s masterpiece: creation, resuscitation, return

М.Vrubel’s composition “Tombstone Cry” – “Pieta” on the wall of the burial niche of the…

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Addressees of correspondence of Kyiv metropolitans  of the 11th-13th centuries

As is known, the metropolitans of Rus in the 11th-13th centuries subordinated to the Patriarch…

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April 27 – commemoration of St. Martin the Confessor

The frescoes of the Sophia of Kyiv founded under Volodymyr the Great (1011-1018), who brought…

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Coffee drinking of Metropolitan Arsenii (Mohylianskyi)

Probably many of you like to start the day with a cup of tea or…

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PALM SUNDAY! HAPPY HOLIDAY!

In the jubilee year of the 165th anniversary of the birth of M. Vrubel we…

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The painting closed and the painting revived

Myrrh-bearing wives near the Holy Sepulcher. Oil. Mid-19th century. The northern part of the transept…

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Pages of history

Any calamities that befell the Ukrainian people were inevitably reflected in its main shrine –…

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The work of the housekeeper of the Sophiiskyi archiereus house  of the late 18th – early 19th century

Upon arrival in Kyiv, each newly appointed metropolitan received a housekeeper with its employees, who…

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On April 7 we celebrate the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – the Dedication day of the Golden Gate

It turns out that the Golden Gate of Kyiv, like all temples, had its own…

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