After the Second World War, in the 50s, the revitalization of the monastery began, and Archimandrite Alipi (Voronov, 1975) contributed much to it.
It was under his abbacy that all the churches were repaired and the stone wall and bastions were restored to their original appearance.
The monastery became an important missionary center and stronghold of Orthodoxy on the western border of Russia.
Tradition has it that, slandered by envious people, Abbot Cornelius was beheaded by Tsar Ivan the Terrible on the 20th of February, 1570 and now numbers among the hosts of holy martyrs.
Nicholas Churches were erected as well as the stone belfry and the monastery was fortified around by a stone wall with bastions, and the brethren numbered up to 200.
Abbot Cornelius collected a rich library, established chronicling and founded an icon-painting workshop.
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The Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky (Pskov-Caves) monastery is located on the historically Russian land, 50 kilometers to the west of the city of Pskov, near the very border of Estonia and 340 kilometers from St. The date of the monastery's foundation is considered to be August, 15/28,1473.
It was on that day that the monastery's founder, St.The monks also labour in the monastery fields and stable.