Agricultural town of Blon in the Pukhovichi district is known not only for the preserved estate Bonch-Osmolovskybut also a monument of wooden architecture. In 1826, a church was built on this site, which today is included in the list of monuments. architecture of the Republic of Belarus.

The wooden building was erected in the classical style, at the base of the temple there is a stone foundation. Columns became decoration of the facade and interior of the church.

The church attracts the eye with an unusual pistachio color for a shrine. Unusual in the building is the location of the entrance. The main entrance to Orthodox churches is located from west to east. Here the door is installed from south to west.

The church was dedicated to Holy Trinity. The icon of the Most Holy Theotokos, which was painted by Isidor Lyadtsev - a resident of one of the villages of the region. At a time when he was seriously ill, the Mother of God came to him in a dream and healed the disease. Initially, the icon was kept in the chapel he built. In 1812, it burned down during a fire, but the icon miraculously survived. The surviving shrine was transferred to the new Trinity Church.

In 1935, during religious persecution, the domes were removed from the church and closed. But the local priest continued his work and held services in the homes of the inhabitants of Blonie.

Church of the Holy Trinity in Blon

Wanting to revive the church Alexander Shilay began to collect signatures of parishioners. The Soviet authorities found out about this and in 1937 the priest was shot, and his family was expelled from the homeland. With the advent of the war, the village was overtaken by destruction, but the Orthodox shrine remained untouched. The temple is located on Centralnaya street 73A, Blon, Minsk region.

Currently, the church in Blonie is active.


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