The sisters and brothers of the Monastery of St. Martyr Grand Princess Elizabeth in Minsk, Russia, are challenging the rest of us to take seriously Christ’s mandate in Matthew 25:31-46 by their care for those in great need in their region- without government assistance or even regular funds from the Patriarchate.
See for yourself: http://www.obitel-minsk.by/welcome_text-1_mid33.html
St. Gregory’s Foundation for Russia addresses the following needs in Russia (click to access):
- Health and disability
- Life skills for orphans, orphanage leavers and young offenders
- Community building and children’s activities
- The elderly