Orthodox Christianity

Trazegnies

Convent of the Mother of God of Iveron (Portaitissa).

Address: Rue du Caillou 3,
B-6183 Trazegnies
Web-site: http://couventportaitissa.blogspot.be/

Liturgical language: French

Worship:
06:15 - midnight service, matins and prime
12:00 – terce and sext
17:30 – none and vespers
20:30 – compline
Divine Liturgy is served about 2 times a month.

м. Лидия Superior: nun Lydia
tel/fax: +32 71 462 846
portaitissa[at]skynet.be
vladimir bronnikov priester Vladimir Bronnikov - serving priest
mob. +32 495 311 595
vubronnikov[at]yahoo.com

History: The first Orthodox women’s convent in Belgium was founded in December 1999 when two nuns from the convent of St John the Baptist in The Hague (Netherlands) moved into a house at Trazegnies, close to Charleroi. The house, with a garden and a barn converted into a chapel, constitutes the convent, which lives from donations, the sale of prayer beads and icon painting.


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