Founding the Convent 20 years ago.
Archive footage from August 22nd, 1999. St Elisabeth Convent Foundation day. Father Andrey Lemeshonok receives the Archpriest's blessing to start the Convent in the name of St Elisabeth the New Martyr. Metropolitan Filaret is performing Rassophore tonsuring of three Sisters. Seven more Sisters are receiving their Novice's dresses...
Today there are over 120 monastic Sisters at the Convent in Minsk and over 400 Sisters of Mercy.