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As part of the All-Russian review of the religious activities of convicts serving sentences of imprisonment, “Not by number, but by humility” in the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchate for Prison Service of the Russian Orthodox Church, the final stage of the Orthodox painting competition for convicts “Phenomenon” was held.

The competition was traditionally organized by the Federal Penitentiary Service together with the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchate for Prison Service of the Russian Orthodox Church, the Public Council under the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia on the problems of the penitentiary system of the Russian Federation and the All-Russian public organization “Board of Trustees of the Penitentiary System.”

The works of art prepared by the convicts were dedicated to the theme “Alexander Nevsky: West and East, the historical memory of the people.” The jury included: Chairman of the Synodal Department of the Russian Orthodox Church, Vicar of His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Bishop Irinarkh of Krasnogorsk; Sergey Gurov, Head of the Department for Organization of Interaction with Religious Organizations of the PKU TsNTL of the FSIN of Russia; Deputy Chairman of the Synodal Department of the Russian Orthodox Church, Priest Alexy Alekseev; Vasily Kvasov, head of the Sector of the Synodal Department of the Russian Orthodox Church for the development of educational programs and the training of clergy – prison chaplains for the UIS; Dmitry Bondarenko, priest of the Russian Orthodox Church.

The competition commission received works from 81 territorial bodies of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, which reflected the main theme of the upcoming Christmas readings and contributed to a broader understanding of the role and significance of the patriotic ideal of Holy Russia, as well as the protection of Holy Russia – Russia of Kievan and Russia of Moscow, the Kingdom of Russia and the Russian Empire , The Soviet Union and the Russian Federation from the encroachments of the conquerors.

The jury was to determine the three best works. When evaluating the paintings created by the convicts, the method and technique of their writing, compliance with the declared plot, as well as the representative appearance of the products were taken into account.

After viewing the works and long discussions, the places were distributed as follows: the winner of the 1st degree was a convict from the Orthodox community of IK-6 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Orenburg region, the author of the painting “One Spirit”, the second place was awarded to a convict from the Orthodox community of IK-2 of the GUFSIN of Russia in Nizhny Novgorod region, the author of the painting “I Trust in You”, the third place was taken by a convict from the Orthodox community of IK-6 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Kamchatka Territory, the author of the painting “The Genetic Memory of the People.”

The winners will be awarded with the Blessed Diplomas of the Synodal Department of the Russian Orthodox Church for hard work for the glory of the Holy Church, as well as for the 1st place – a valuable liturgical gift – the Eucharistic Chalice – Chalice, for the second place – the Altar Gospel, for the third place – the Altar Cross.

In addition, in the nomination “For the embodiment in paints of the depth of religious feeling” for the awarding of the Blessed Diploma of the Synodal Department of the Russian Orthodox Church for hard work for the glory of the Holy Church:

the Orthodox community of IK-9 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Kursk region, for the icon “St. Alexander Nevsky”;

the Orthodox community LIU-3 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Tver region for the painting “Alexander Nevsky”;

the Orthodox community of IK-3 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Republic of Bashkortostan for the painting “Archimandrite Damaskin”;

the Orthodox community of IK-14 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Krasnodar Territory for the painting “Prince Alexander Nevsky”;

Orthodox community FKLPU OTB-1 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Saratov region for the painting “Archimandrite Kirill Pavlov”;

the Orthodox community of IK-2 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Bryansk region for the painting “The Cathedral of Christ the Savior”;

the Orthodox community of IK-1 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Republic of Karelia for the painting “Blessing at Dawn”;

Orthodox community IK-1 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in the Tver region for the painting “St. Alexander Nevsky”.

 

Press bureau of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia

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