Upcoming piligrimage for children to St. Petersburg, Russia

29 January 2012

With the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Gabriel.

At the Holy Trinity cathedral in Toronto, registration is open for children for the pilgrimage trip to St. Petersburg set for 11 through the 18 March, 2012, during the spring break. The pilgrimage is organized and headed by Mitred Protopriest Vladimir Malchenko.

The program includes the visit to St. Peter and Paul fortress, the Hermitage, St. Alexander Nevski Lavra, St. Isaac’s cathedral, the church of the Saviour-on-the-blood, Kazan cathedral, the Russian museum, Smolensk cemetery and the chapel of Blessed Xenia, St. John’s convent where the relics of St. John of Kronstadt rest.
There will also be trips to Tsarskoye Selo and Peterhoff with the visits to Catherine’s and Alexander’s palaces, Theodore’s emperors cathedral, Peter palace.

The entire cost of the trip for the children 12 and up, parents and teachers – $1,680.00. Children age 11 and under get a discount.

The cost of the trip includes:
* Airfare Toronto – St. Petersburg – Toronto
* Tourbus for the entire trip
* Orthodox tour guide for the entire trip
* Logding in a comfortable Pilgrim’s home on the monastery territory
* Two meals per day
* Tickets to all museums and excursions

To register and in order to get additional information, please, contact Alexander at (416) 650-1367.