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Names: Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed · Intercession Cathedral · Pokrovsky Sobor · Sobor Vasiliya Blazhennovo · St. Basil's Cathedral. It was constructed from 1555 to 1560. Legend has it that after it was completed, Ivan had the architect blinded in order to prevent him from building a more magnificent building for anyone else. (In fact, he went on to build another cathedral in Vladimir).  In modern times, St. Basil's came very close to falling victim to Stalin, who resented that it…

Names: Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed · Intercession Cathedral · Pokrovsky Sobor · Sobor Vasiliya Blazhennovo · St. Basil's Cathedral. It was constructed from 1555 to 1560. Legend has it that after it was completed, Ivan had the architect blinded in order to prevent him from building a more magnificent building for anyone else. (In fact, he went on to build another cathedral in Vladimir). In modern times, St. Basil's came very close to falling victim to Stalin, who resented that it…

Names: Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed · Intercession Cathedral · Pokrovsky Sobor · Sobor Vasiliya Blazhennovo · St. Basil's Cathedral. It was constructed from 1555 to 1560.  Photo by Antonina K. Pearl, April 2015

Names: Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed · Intercession Cathedral · Pokrovsky Sobor · Sobor Vasiliya Blazhennovo · St. It was constructed from 1555 to Photo by Antonina K.

Детский Мир, Москва Photo by Antonina K. Pearl, April 2015

Детский Мир, Москва Photo by Antonina K.

My heart skipped a beat when I first looked at this picture.  This is the longest prayer vigil in the US @ 134 years! :)

This is the longest prayer vigil in the US @ 134 years! - see current pictures - prayer - they are affecting your life even though you don't realize it - when you struggle, remember that you're being prayed for

25 interesting facts about angels that you may not know!

25 Quick & Fascinating Facts about God's Angels

25 interesting facts about angels that you may not know!

26 Ways to Celebrate Advent: This year, keep Advent in focus with experts' tips (via The Catholic Review)

How to Observe a Holier Advent

Inside the Empire State Building - Day 3 of my NYC Travel Diary at empfire.info.

Day 3 of my New York Travel Diary, featuring the Empire State Building and Grand Central Station.

Catholic New Year Blessing | Free Catholic Holy Cards - Catholic Prayer Cards - St Therese of ...

Irish Blessing Prayer Card

Free Catholic Holy Cards - Catholic Prayer Cards - St Therese of Lisieux - St.

Novodevichiy Convent (Новодевичий монастырь) Moscow Russia

Novodevichiy Convent (Новодевичий монастырь) Moscow Russia

The holy image of Our Lady of Ostrabrama is housed in the chapel of the Dawn Gate of Vilnius, Lithuania Photo by A.K.Pearl, April, 2015

The holy image of Our Lady of Ostrabrama is housed in the chapel of the Dawn Gate of Vilnius, Lithuania Photo by A.

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