IV. VIDEOS in Russian
THIS VIDEO IS AVAILABLE ON DVD IN ENGLISH.
VE-23. ORTHODOX ST. PETERSBURG, IN ENGLISH
This video depicts eleven of the Orthodox churches of St. Petersburg, and tells of their history and spiritual traditions, and the four saints whose relics lie in the city's churches and cemeteries. Shown are the interiors and exteriors of the churches, with some aerial views, plus icons, and short excerpts of services and processions. Also featured is a beautiful sacred music track.
|Ss. Peter and Paul Fortress Cathedral;
|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]);
|Prince St. Vladimir Church;
|Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God;
|St. Nicholas Bishop's Cathedral;
|Transfiguration Church, with the newly restored Rite of the Blessing of the Naval Academy Graduates;
|Resurrection Church on the Griboyedev Canal (the "Blood" Canal);
|Cathedral of the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God;
|the Smolensk Temple and Chapel over St. Xenia's tomb in the Smolensk Orthodox Cemetery;
|St. John of Rila Women's Monastery (with St. John of Kronstadt's relics); and
|St. Isaac's Cathedral.
[Russian production. In Russian with printed English translation.]