Memorial Day. The monastery on the island of Valaam watch online

Memorial Day.  The monastery on the island of Valaam watch online

After Revolution Balaam went to Finland, became a border, it housed the Finnish military unit. Reduced number of monks, some cells had closed since 1925, services were conducted in Finnish. The Soviet-Finnish war cheap cost Balaam destruction after bombings were enormous, but God's work saved the main cathedral of the monastery and its beautiful library — almost 30 thousand volumes. At the end of the war Balaam became part of the Soviet Union. Brethren was evacuated to the interior Finland,Hyaynavesi the village, where he created the New Valaam monastery, current and up to date. Last monk with Balaam died here in 1984 at the age of 110 years.

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