Pokrovsky Convent … Every day, thousands of believers idling in long lines to get to this sacred place. What draws people here? The thing is that there are the relics of the saint and protector of the righteous women of Matron.
Matronushka born in Tula province in 1887, the son of poor peasants. On the eve of her birth mother had a dream — a bird with your eyes closed. Dream was prophetic, because the child was born blind, and the crumbs on the body revealed an unusual birthmark in the form of a cross.
From his youth Matronushki legs were paralyzed, but by the time it is people began to arrive from across the country to get help and healing in the disease. The last thirty years of his life spent in Moscow righteous in the church on the gangway.
Pokrovsky Monastery is located almost in the city center near the metro station "Taganskaya". In the day off today, all the relics just awesome. Here you can see the rich ladies in mink coats, older women, married couples. All members in the eyes of the light of hope, they are waiting for a miracle, which have repeatedly occurred in the walls of the monastery.
In Matronushki can ask a lot. People are asked to help with the work, to improve the financial position, cope with illness. But more often turn to the holy women with personal requests. Someone wants to find your destiny, someone wants to discourage her husband from drinking and someone has long dreamed about pregnancy.
Foresight in Matronushki was developed in early childhood. They say that it could predict the death of his friends and told people about the coming revolution. She spoke then about another clairvoyant from Bulgaria — about Vanga. In the Matron, and Wang had much in common, so people called spiritual sisters.
Now for worship Matrona people go to the Pokrovsky monastery to venerate the relics of the saint and her icon. On the icon you can see a lot of gold jewelry — the gifts and offerings of the faithful, in gratitude for their support.
Turn in the temple moves fast. Out to kiss the relic given only one minute. This time is enough to make a wish and ask for something bread.
"The Earth Chronicles," Tuesday, 15/01/2013