Today Mogilev holds the VIII regional Svyato-Georgievskiye readings celebrating the 1000th anniversary of death of the prince Vladimir equal to the apostles. The education is provided by Mogilev regional education office.
The purpose of the event is to consolidate efforts of education, church and culture establishments in the area of spiritual and moral education of the youth and children.
The readings are supposed to start with a prayer and an introductory speech of Bishop of Mogilev and Mstislavl Sofrony. Then experts will give reports in three thematic directions. History reports will tell the participants about scientific grounds of the church and political activity of Georgy Konissky, the life of Prince Vladimir, paintings of Svyato-Nikolsky Monastery of the ХVIII century, the history of Mogilev in 1906-1918 showed in the newspaper “Mogilevsky Vestnik”.The readings will touch upon the problems of family, alcoholism, family violence, abortion. The participants will also discuss modern culture development, the role of libraries in personality molding.
Separate methods and ways, the most advanced teaching technologies are not able to solve the spiritual and moral education problems completely. That’s why spiritual and moral education should become an essential part of education in general. It is also important to combine the efforts of all those involved in education – teachers, parents, Orthodox Church.
The readings are organized by Mogilev Eparchy of the Belarusian Exarchate of Moscow Patriarchy, the education office, the religion and nationalities sector of the central ideology, culture and youth’s affairs office of Mogilev region’s authorities.