Assumption Church

Until 1960 the church of Mary Magdalene stood on this site. During World War II, more precisely while Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) was besieged, a communal grave was dug nearby. So as to commemorate the victims of the conflict, a temporary wooden chapel was erected in 1997 so as to collect the money necessary to build the new church. The Assumption Church was consecrated on the 60th anniversary of the embargo on September 8th, 2001
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