the mother Superior of the Vyksa Iversky nunnery abbess Antonia (Mironova), who died on July 29. About it reports a press-service of the Nizhny Novgorod diocese.

the First abbess of a resurgent Iversky women’s monastery reposed in the Lord after a long illness. I Express my deep condolences to the Manager of the Vyksa diocese, the most Reverend Bishop of Vyksa and Pavlovsky Barnabas, the nuns of the monastery to the Orthodox city of Vyksa, relatives and friends, all who knew the mother abbess, – said the Metropolitan of Nizhny Novgorod and Arzamas.

according to RIA Novosti, the monastery was closed to the parishioners July 4, after the mother superior was identified coronavirus infection.

Anthony gave Abbess of the monastery for more than 20 years of her life, her works restored the temples of the monastery, the bell tower, the nursing profession, said the diocese. She took monastic vows in Diveyevo, and in reviving the monastery arrived in 1996.

the Monastery was founded in the second half of the nineteenth century. The monastery was closed in 1919, in 1927, was detonated at the Trinity Cathedral and bell tower. On the website of the monastery it is reported that there are 20 sisters.