Siberia: the sleeping landAdd to Lightbox Download
IMG_0002 RUSSIA. Western Siberia. Tomsk. 2015. Christians taking part a procession around the Holy Mary, Mother of God Church in the dowtown area. The Catholic parish is more than 240 years old and its church was consecrated in 1833. Caritas center and the parish are located on the “Resurrection Hill”, the historic city’s foundation site. The parish back than was bigger than any other European bishopric. The archive tells of a long tradition of catholic social work. Until the revolution the parish had a social welfare organization which operated a Catholic school and twelve other social welfare institutions. Today again, the Catholic parish runs by Jesuits, is engaged in social work in many ways. The Catholic High School runs by Jesuits, opened its service in 1993. 130 children and adolescents (aged 6-17) attend the school. The school offers children with emotional and health issues to get a High School degree. Education in Russian culture is highly valued.
- Alberto Ceoloni
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- Russia. Siberia: the sleeping land.