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St. Innocent Monastic Community
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VE-23. ORTHODOX ST. PETERSBURG
[Video #1 in the Russian Video Documentary Series,
Orthodox Churches of St. Petersburg]

ENGLISH VERSION

DVD  ♦  30 mins.  ♦  Made in Russia in 1996
ISBN 1-881211-87-8      
PRICE: $19.95
ENGLISH VOICE-OVER MADE IN 2002 BY ST. INNOCENT/FIREBIRD VIDEOS 
(ENGLISH VERSION OF THE RUSSIAN VIDEO, #VR-25)

DESCRIPTION:

ORTHODOX ST. PETERSBURG is another program in the ST. INNOCENT/ FIREBIRD Videos series of English voice-overs of out-standing Russian-made videos about the Orthodox Faith and culture. This video depicts 11 of the magnificent Orthodox churches of St. Petersburg, and tells of their history and spiritual traditions, and of the 4 saints of this city whose relics lie in the churches and cemeteries. Shown are the interiors and exteriors of the churches, with some aerial views, icons and short excerpts of services and processions. There is a lovely music-track of sacred music.

bullet Included are:
bullet the Ss. Peter and Paul Fortress Cathedral;
bullet the St. Alexander Nevsky Men’s Lavra Monastery, with its Holy Trinity Cathedral (with St. Alexander’s relics) and cemetery (with the grave of the New Martyr, Metropolitan St. Benjamin [1874-1922]);
bullet Prince St. Vladimir Church;
bullet Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God;
bullet St. Nicholas Bishop’s Cathedral;
bullet Transfiguration Church, with the newly restored rite of the blessing of the Naval Academy graduates;
bullet Resurrection Church on the Griboyedev Canal (the "Blood" Canal); [cover photo]
bullet Cathedral of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God;
bullet the Smolensk Church and Chapel over St. Xenia’s relics
bullet in the Smolensk Orthodox Cemetery;
bullet St. John of Rila Women’s Monastery (with St. John of Kronstadt’s relics);
bullet and St. Isaac’s Cathedral.