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    being built by its efforts

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    September 29, on the Eve of Patron Saint's Day, the All-Night Vigil was held by the clergy of Svyatogorsk Lavra in a cathedral church dedicated to Saints Faith, Hope, Charity and their mother Sophia, the Martyrs, being built by Svyatogorsk Lavra efforts.

    Please check it for any grammatical mistakes.

    If I say "...being built by its efforts.", can one understand that under "its" it is meant "Svyatogorsk Lavra"?

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    Re: being built by its efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by Ksenia View Post
    Hello,

    On September 29, on the Eve of Patron Saint's Day, the All-Night Vigil was held by the clergy of Svyatogorsk Lavra in a the cathedral church dedicated to Saints Faith, Hope, Charity and their mother Sophia (no comma here) the Martyrs Martyr, being which was built by the residents of Svyatogorsk Lavra. efforts.

    Please check it for any grammatical mistakes.

    If I say "...being built by its efforts.", can one understand that under "its" it is meant "Svyatogorsk Lavra"?

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    See my corrections above. It's not natural to say that the cathedral was built by someone's efforts. Who actually built it? I have changed it, for now, to "the residents of". If that's not correct, you need to just say exactly who built it.

    We refer to a building as either a church or a cathedral but not (generally) a "cathedral church".

    I assume that the mother of Saints Faith, Hope and Charity, is "Sophia the Martyr" so that's why I made those changes. If that's wrong, please explain who they are.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: being built by its efforts

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    See my corrections above. It's not natural to say that the cathedral was built by someone's efforts. Who actually built it? I have changed it, for now, to "the residents of". If that's not correct, you need to just say exactly who built it.

    We refer to a building as either a church or a cathedral but not (generally) a "cathedral church".

    I assume that the mother of Saints Faith, Hope and Charity, is "Sophia the Martyr" so that's why I made those changes. If that's wrong, please explain who they are.
    Thank you.

    The church is being built by the monks of Svyatogorsk Lavra.
    Probably it is better to say who exactly builds it.

    Saints Faith, Hope and Charity, and their mother Sophia are Martyrs.
    They suffered for the faith in God.
    Please see here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faith,_Hope_and_Charity
    Can I say Saint Martyrs
    Faith, Hope and Charity, and their mother Sophia, then?

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    Re: being built by its efforts

    "... which is being built by the monks of Sbyatogorsk Lavra".

    My religious vocabulary isn't particularly wide-ranging but I would probably call them "the martyrs, Saints Faith, Hope, Charity and their mother Sophia". It's possible you can describe someone as a "martyr saint" but I'm not sure.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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