In Murmansk, the beginning of construction of the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral sea

With the erection of the cathedral will be brought to life the idea of the founders of the Romanov-on-Murman, because the date of birth of Murmansk is the day when the center of the city was laid the first stone of an Orthodox church, which was never built.The governor of the Murmansk region Marina Kovtun said, "It is the will of all the inhabitants of the city, the Polar region. Fact that the temple would be built on the kind donations — is a manifestation of high, Christian, Orthodox, human duty. This temple is a cultural and spiritual center of Murmansk". 

The idea of construction of the main cathedral in the Murmansk occurred twenty years ago. According to the ArchbishopMurmansk and MonchegorskSimon, now is the opportune time to implement his plan. Created by the board of trustees of the charity fund, which is headed by the head of the diocese, the governor of the working group on construction in the regional government. The complex will be located in a cliff with views of the city and the Kola Bay. The height of five-domed cathedral — 50 meters, the thickness of walls — one meter thirty centimeters square — about three thousand square meters. Combined with the Church of the Savior-on-sea Waters Cathedral Cathedral will create a unique architectural ensemble, which will be visible from a distance coming into her home port of civilian and military courts. 

The abbot of the temple of sea Saviour on the Waters of Archpriest Andrei Amelin, said: "The function of any church, above all, help to ensure that people cleansed his heart and soul. Church — not in the logs, and in the ribs. This noun, everything else — the adjective . For me, as a superior, paramount people, parishioners, citizens, visitors. "
Construction of a cathedral be completed in 2016 on the eve of the 100th anniversary of Murmansk.


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