The Svyato-Ioanno-Bogoslovsky Monastery was foundedin honour of its apostle and evangelist Ioann Bogoslovin the XIII century A.D. It is situated 25 kilometresfrom Ryazan, in the village of Poshchupovo. The monasteryis one of the most ancient ones in Ryazan region, and now the monks of the cloister live according to theage-old traditions. The wonder-working icon of SaintIoann Bogoslov is its main object of worship. Accordingto the legend the icon was painted in Byzantinein the VI century A.D. There are also shrines with SaintGeorge Pobedonosets and Saint Nicholas relic. Thereis a holy spring with pure and medicinal water not far from the monastery.