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 Russian Orthodox Nun in France who helped Jews during… Women In History, World History, World War Ii, Great Women, Amazing Women, Kings & Queens, Believe, Interesting History, Before Us

Mother Marie Skobtzova. Russian Orthodox Nun in France who helped Jews during the Holocaust. In July 1942 the Nazis rounded up thousands of Jews for deportation. Mother Maria managed to enter the stadium where they were being held, and with the help of garbage collectors, smuggled out several children in garbage bins. The Nazis soon warned her to stop helping Jews, but she did not listen. Mother Maria was arrested in February 1943 and sent to concentration camps, where she perished.

The Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, PA was founded in 1967 by Mother Alexandra (the former Princess Ileana of Romania) whose. Princess Victoria, Queen Victoria, Orthodox Catholic, Orthodox Christianity, Romanian Royal Family, The Transfiguration, Cultura General, Princess Alexandra, Casa Real

Princess Ileana of Romania. In 1961, Ileana entered the Orthodox Monastery of the Protection of the Mother of God, in France. She founded the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, the first English language Orthodox monastery in North America. She was the third female descendant of Queen Victoria to become a Mother Superior in a convent of her own foundation. She served as abbess until her retirement in 1981, remaining at the monastery until her death in…

St Eupraxia, Princess of Pskov - Google Search Saints, Female, Princess, Google Search, Princesses

St Eupraxia, Princess of Pskov - Google Search