Seraphim Danckaert is Director of Mission Advancement at St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary. He holds an M.Div. from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and is a Ph.D. candidate in theology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
Putna Monastery is one of the most important religious, cultural, and artistic centers of medieval Moldavia, now a region of Romania.
Founded by the famous prince St. Stephen the Great in the 15th century, the monastery houses St. Stephen’s tomb and some of the finest examples of late medieval Romanian art, architecture, and book culture.
It is also a renown spiritual center, with a large and active brotherhood of monks even today.
In the video embedded above, you can hear the monks chanting some of the psalms and see pictures of the grounds.
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