Supporters of religious beliefs, veneratingCustoms and traditions, as a rule, know the names of holy people by heart. Therefore it is not at all surprising that the word combination of Matron Moscow is understandable and familiar to most Orthodox Christians, moreover, the Orthodox consider it a great success to bow to her relics.
In ordinary life, this holy woman - MatronuMoscow - called Matryona Dmitrievna by the name of Nikonov. The life of an ordinary peasant woman was not simple, she was blind from birth and did not have her own home, so she often had to wander among Moscow houses in search of another night's lodging. However, from the very childhood, she attracted the surrounding people with her gift of healing from all sorts of diseases and ailments. Despite the blindness, her heart was always open, because she helped absolutely everyone in need.
Matron also had a strange gift of foresightAnd could even see her own death. She knew firmly that she had only three days left, but she did not stop accepting people, but, on the contrary, she was in a hurry and was afraid to not be able to help all the suffering.
Matron died on May 2, 1952. Was buried at the famous Danilovsky Moscow cemetery, which became her last refuge. This place became holy for many pilgrims who believe in the miraculous powers of women. For years, people came to her grave and asked for help and cure for deadly diseases. But in the spring of 1998 a decision was made to exhume the body of the saint.
Bronze remains of the matrons of Moscow, or as they say in religious circles, relics, it was decided to place in the temples.
Power in parts
Now you can see the relics of Pokrovsky, and inDanilov Monastery, but these are only two main temples that store Matrenina particles. In the Intercession Monastery the relics are placed in a tomb called cancer. A shrine is considered to be a shrine with holy remains, which looks like an ordinary coffin. It is Pokrovsky today considered the most popular and visited.
Every day in the monastery of the Intercession there is a line of people who want to pray and ask for some help.
It is worth noting that the relics of Saint Matrona are inMany Moscow churches, for example, in the Church of the Resurrection of Christ. This temple is famous not only for the relics of Matrona, but for the particles of the holy spouses Peter and Fevronia.
Matronu can be visited today in the church of EuphrosyneMoscow, the temple Kosma and Damian, the Church of the Resurrection of the Speaker and the Church of St. George the Victorious. Such a large number of sanctuaries with the relics of St. Matrona of Moscow is due to its immense popularity among believers, thousands of people worship and pray to it every day.