Monastic forum dedicated to the virtue of obedience in modern monasteries


Round table “the Virtue of obedience in modern monasteries: practical aspects”

The Bureau of the round table dedicated to the life of the modern monasteries, became the Governor of the Holy Dormition Pochayiv Lavra, Metropolitan Vladimir of Pochaev.

Round table “the Virtue of obedience in modern monasteries: practical aspects” was held on 2-3 July in the Novodevichy resurrection convent, according to the “Foma in Ukraine”.

It was attended by 170 people, including 13 bishops, 60 abbots and abbess 38.

The forum was held parallel session “Obedience – breath”, “What is a life of obedience” (on the examples of lives of saints and ascetics of the twentieth century, as well as personal communication with spiritually experienced coaches), “the Creation of life of the brotherhood in a spirit of obedience.” Completed the round table discussion “the Heroism of obedience in a modern monastery: obstacles, challenges and help in overcoming them”.

Metropolitan Vladimir presented his report during the second section, during which the speakers shared their memories of life in obedience to the elders and told the audience about ascetics, the memory of which keep their present abode.

Earlier in the forum in Belarus discussed the organization of the internal life of the monasteries.

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