Tag Archives: Pokrovsky Monastery

09 Dec
St. Matrona of Moscow and the Pokrovskiy Monastery This beautiful building here is the Pokrovskiy (Intercession) Monastery in Moscow.  About Pokrovskiy Pokrovskiy is actually a convent now (женский монастырь), but when it was founded by the Tsar back in 1635, it was a monastery. The monastery endured hard times in the 20th century: it was ...