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St. Louis Church in a shadow of KGB

Catholic church of St. Louis building in Moscow, raised in the 19th century. The only one Catholic church site in Moscow during Communists' times (and the only one in all Soviet Russia during decades). 

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Our parishioners in the middle of the twentieth century in the capital of USSR.









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Нoly Сommunion in our Church









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"Misereatur tui ..." father Stanislaus Mažeika say a Holy Mass in 1970s. After the capture of the Church, we managed to save the altar cards, which are now used by father A. Kryssov in the oratory of St. Pius V in Moscow.






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A procession with the Corpus Christi inside of the Church (procession around the Church in air was prohibited by Communists).

The Monstrance are carried by father Stanislaus Mažeika. First in the center a baldachin holder is A. Kryssov - our father in present







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The Church after modernists' invasion in the 1990s.









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Oratory of St. Pius V founded by Parishioners who stayed true to the Catholic Church.

The Oratory Prior Fr. A. Kryssov together with it's Coordinator and Sacristan Mr. A. Zharkov were ones of the founders of the Oratory.