Catacomb Matushka Maria Martyr of Gatchina Offers the Consolation Needed Also for These Difficult Days — True Orthodox Diocese of Western Europe

Matushka Maria of Gatchina THE CONSOLING CATACOMB ELDRESS Commemorated January 26 (†1930)Intense sorrows, like gold in the furnace, purify the soul, give it life, fortify and temper it. -St. Joseph of Petrograd Some thirty miles from Petrograd there is the small town of Gatchina, well known to all residents of Petrograd for its gardens, parks, and palaces.…

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