Society of Saint Joasaph
The Society of Saint Joasaph of Belgorod was founded in 2000 with the purpose of social assistance for people living in Saint Petersburg, Russia, who are sick or in need. The major area of activity is social care for sick children hospitalized in Children Infectious Disease Hospital No 3 in Saint Petersburg. The social care program in the hospital started in 1991.
Our Society is named after Saint Joasaph of Belgorod, bishop of Russian Orthodox Church, sanctified in 1911. The Society of Saint Joasaph of Belgorod is the spiritual follower of the brotherhoods of Saint Joasaph that existed in St. Petersburg and Pargolovo city before 1918. Our web sites has various materials and information related to St. Joasaph.
The members of our Society were active participants of the design and construction of the St. Joasaph of Belgorod Church in Pargolovo city near St. Petersburg. The Church was designed according to the traditions of wooden church building of Russian North.
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