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FROM The man in the front seat / October 29, 2019

Trinity Lavra, Sergiyev Posad, Russia

Trinity Lavra is the most important Russian monastery and is also the spiritual centre of the Russian Orthodox Church. Located 70km for Moscow in the town of Sergiyev Posad the monastery today is the home to more than 300 monks History The monastery was founded in 1337 by Sergius of Radonezh, one of the most venerated of all Russian Saints, who built a small wooden church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, on Makovets Hill. After only a few years, St. Sergius introduced a charter which required the building of auxiliary […]

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