November 22, 2013 in the bookstore, "Biblio-Globus" Publishing Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, together with the Patriarchal publishing and printing center of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra held a presentation of the album "Lavra of St. Sergius," according to the Synodal Information Department of the ROC.
Lavra of St. Sergius Orthodox called the heart of Russia, its spiritual capital. Venerate the holy relics of the abbot of the Russian land, to see one of the finest architectural ensembles in the world visited by thousands of pilgrims and tourists.
The publication gives details of all the temples of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra and its shrines of the monastery walls and towers, works of art stored in museums Lavra. The reader is presented not just an outstanding historical and cultural monument, but a living image of Russia's largest monastery. Liturgical life laurels, the daily cycle of services and feast day, obedience, brotherhood and monastic traditions - all described in the pages of this album and captured on numerous photographs.
The book ends with a chapter on the Lavra monasteries and farmsteads, restored and landscaped in recent years. Album, so a fairly complete story about today Lavra of St. Sergius. The rich illustrative material contains rare and previously unpublished photographs.
This year's winner of the album "Enlightenment through the book" as best illustrated edition.
The presentation will be attended by the Chairman of the Publications Board of the Russian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Kliment of Kaluga, CEO Patriarchal publishing and printing center of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra, Archimandrite Alipio (Castalian-Borozdin), CEO TsENKI Alexander Fadeev, editor and compiler Anna tab stock, and just a group of photographers who worked on the publication.