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[25 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
The story of the sacred icons from Neamţ Monastery and Bistriţa Monastery

 

The story of the sacred icons from Neamţ Monastery and Bistriţa Monastery
 
 
 
Testimonies of faith, several icons in the Neamt County have proven to have miraculous properties and have worked wonders for many Christians in need and suffering. When confronted with serious problems, people often resort to divine help. Worshiping the holy icons from Neamţ and Bistriţa monasteries, their hot prayers have been answered.
Located just 16 km away from the town of Târgu Neamţ, Neamţ Monastery, which is a symbol of the Orthodox spirituality and Romanian culture, houses the oldest and …

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[12 Jun 2015 | One Comment | ]
Pilgrimage to the Neamt monasteries: from Roman, through Targu Neamt, at Durău

Neamt County is the blessed place in which arose monastic places representing as many treasures of monastic life dedicated to God. Our pilgrimage can start from the first church of the Roman Diocese, which was dedicated to the Holy Friday, built by the father of Alexander the Good, Roman Voda from which It shall be taken the name the town too, today the Roman city. Back then housed royal bones and was therefore chosen to be bishop’s residence since that time. Petru Rares ascended on the church emplacement a new church dedicated …

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Pilgrimages in Neamt: old monasteries – hearths of faith

      We propose to make a pilgrimage on a sunny week end at some monasteries, historical monuments laid on the right and left of the road DN15-Bicaz Piatra Neamt. Let’s get from Piatra Neamt to Bistrita Monastery (7-8 km), one of the oldest and most important monastic settlements of Moldova with three founders, great voivodes: Alexander the Good, Stephen the Great and Petru Rares.
Located in the hills with mixed forests and orchards of apples, nuts, and cherry trees, the monastery welcomes us with its ancient walls among whom is raised …

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[15 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Waiting The Holy Light at monasteries from Neamt County

It said and it is known by every believer, that in each of us is a spark of Holy Light, that Holy Light is and we feel always in our soul, in our hearts not only of Resurrection. Moreover, the one who loses during the year, it will be found in churches where nuns and monks strives to keep faith in God of this Christian nations. A light that, with the love and forgiveness keys opens the way for ourselves and for our neighbor, gives us the strength to not give in …

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[10 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sihla Monastery

Sihla Monastery is an Orthodox monastery of XVII – XIX, but with the beginning of the fifteenth century, as sources say, since these places as if forgotten by the world, away from foreign invasions, several hundred years and find quiet and solitude hermits dwelling.
On the 24th of June at Sihla Monastery is the first Dedication Day of the three: Day of the celebration of the birth of John the Baptist. The nextDedication Dayison August 6TransfigurationDay  A third Dedication Day is on August 7th when the Church commemorates Saint Theodora from …

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[18 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
The history of the ascents from Sihla forest

Over time many monks and nuns lived and prayed in the forests near monasteries like Neamt, Secu, Sihastria or Agapia and they always considered the forest from Sihla as the “strongest wilderness”. In these forests only the most pure monks and nuns lived, some of them in absolute loneliness for decades.
The first mention of a monk in these forests is found in a document from 1326 where it talks about a hermit in these forests. The ruler Stefan cel Mare, after the battle from Orbic in 1457 while crossing the …

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