Church in the village of Stolovichi

Not far from the M1 highway and the exit to Baranovichi is village Stolovichi. Here you can look at possibly the only one on the territory of the modern Belarus Temple of the Knights of Malta. The Church of St. Alexander Nevsky is located on the main street of the village of Stolovichi and is clearly visible even at the entrance.

At the beginning of the 17th century, in 1610, the order settled in these parts. Knights of Malta. In the same period, the first wooden church was laid, on the site of which, almost 30 years later, the construction of a stone chapel began.

In the 1740s, the management of these places and orders passed to Dombrowski, who founded a new stone church. A few years later, the construction of the church was completed, the temple became operational and open to parishioners in 1746. In 1817, the Order of Malta ceased to officially exist on the territory of Belarus, the lands were transferred to Leo Radziwill.

During the period of active struggle against Catholicism, the temple was converted into the Assumption Church, the events took place in 1863. Partially rebuilt in 1868, 5 domes were added to give the appearance of the Orthodox Church.

Stolovichi church

Today the church of St. Alexander Nevsky in the village of Stolovichi is active and receives parishioners.

Nearby there is another interesting attraction - Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. More interesting about Belarus and placesand country tours.


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