A film about a monk tonsured into monasticism during a procession with the Abalak Icon of the Mother of God on a motor ship from Omsk to Tobolsk in honor of the celebration of the 1000th anniversary of Christianity in Russia. Part I. The beginning of the procession with the Archbishop of Omsk and Tyumen Theodosius (in the world Igor Ivanovich Protsyuk) from the Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (1870) in Omsk to the river station and the motor ship "Mechanic Kalashnikov". Mine rescuers camp at the foot of Belukha Mountain (4509 m) of the Katunsky ridge. The monk tells (sinhr.) About his life. Part II. River berth in the city of Tara (Omsk region). Archbishop Theodosius congratulates those who meet on the 1000th anniversary of the baptism of Rus, accepts bread and salt, conducts a memorial service on a motor ship in the place of death (Irtysh river) of the conqueror of Siberia - Ermak. Pilgrims' lunch at the refectory of the Cathedral of the Image of the Savior Not Made by Hands (1753-1760). The monk on the deck of the ship continues his story (sync.) About himself. Part III. The city of Tobolsk. Rite of the tonsure of a monk by Archbishop Theodosius into a monk (in a mantle) with the name Nicholas. Tobolsk Kremlin: Assumption-Sophia Cathedral (1686, builders V. Larionov, G. Sharypin, G. Tyutin), Peacock Tower (late 17th century, builder G. Sharypin), Rectangular Tower (1840), bell tower ( 1797, project by A. Guchev), the Kremlin wall, Sophia or Pryamskaya vzvoz (18th century). Newly cut Nikolai is taking water from a mountain river.