St Elisabeth Convent at New York Christmas Market


St Elisabeth Convent at New York Christmas MarketSt Elisabeth Convent, located in Minsk (Belarus) has a largely developed ministry: several orphanages, hospitals, residential care facilities, and a TB clinic, as well as two rehabilitation centers for the homeless, and a Visiting Nurse Service for the poor and  the elderly.

They come from time to time to the US, to raise funds to help in their charitable activities.

They will be at the Christmas market until December 24, 2018 in New York on Columbus Circle at 59th Street and Central Park West, offering traditional handmade souvenirs and religious handicrafts created by the Sisters and the people they care for.

Source in English (with picture)

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