India's First International News Journal

30.1 C
Tuesday, March 28, 2023

On the fourteenth of March, the denizens of Volgograd will observe Orthodox Book Day: History and Customs with jubilation.

This Tuesday, according to the church calendar, they celebrate Orthodox Book Day.

The holiday is timed to coincide with the release date of March 14, 1564, the first book printed in Russia – “The Apostle” by Ivan Fedorov. Orthodox Book Day in our country was established on the initiative of the Patriarch of Moscow and Kirill of All Russia by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church in December 2009.

According to the Volgograd Diocese, on this holiday one should not only remember the great event in the history of our homeland, but also draw the attention of readers to the best traditions of Russian literature.

Orthodox books are a special type of literature in modern book publishing. They are books about kindness and love.

Despite the development of various modern technologies, it is important to preserve printed books, as they contain the experience and wisdom of previous generations.

By tradition, various educational and scientific events are held in libraries and other cultural institutions on Orthodox Book Day.

So, in Volgograd “Gorkovka” on March 14 at 2:00 p.m. they will talk about the clergy of the Russian Orthodox Church – the heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad and Orthodox literature.

And the local history museum will inaugurate the exhibition “The Living Word of Spiritual Wisdom” from the cycle “Secrets of the Museum Reserves. The story of an exhibition.

The exhibition will be a unique antique printed liturgical book from the first half of the 17th century “Trefologion”.

For latest updates and news follow The Eastern Herald on Google News, Instagram, Facebook, and also on Twitter.
Click here to show your support.
News Room
News Room
The Eastern Herald’s Editorial Board validates, writes, and publishes the stories under this byline. That includes editorials, news stories, letters to the editor, and multimedia features on

Public Reaction



Read More