Paraecclesia , paracelecia , paraecclesia , paracelesia , paraklecia In the Russian tradition is called the chapel .
Nowadays, in the modern practice of Greek and some other Orthodox local churches it is often: a chapel or a temple, assigned to another parish church. In the monasteries there are small temples in the monastery, located inside the monastery buildings, in contrast to the cathedral church.
Appeared in the IV — V centuries.  , differed in a variety of forms, functions and locations. In the XIII — XV centuries. - This is usually a small room, attached to the facade of an existing temple.
Examples of surviving pareklesy:
- Monastery of Chora
- Church of the Virgin Pammakarista