WEDNESDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2019

BRRRRRR!!! That is the best way to describe today’s weather.  Bright—yes.  Sunny—yes.  Windy—yes.  Pleasant—no.  Allow me to repeat myself—BRRRR.  Perhaps a lot of this has to do with one’s attitude—yes.  Now we can turn our attention to the use of complete sentences.  In order to complete today’s procedure, I was given a strong dose of […]

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TUESDAY 05 NOVEMBER 2019

We were delighted to hear from Ekaterina and Mikhail who informed us of their exhibit of Orthodox churches in Alberta.  The photography is astounding and so absolutely different from what one would see at ground level.  Very well done!  Check out ФОТОГАЛЕРЕЯ. Православные храмы Альберты (Канада) с высоты птичьего полета / Православие.Ru  to see this work.  […]

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MONDAY 28 OCTOBER 2019

The days are becoming shorter with great rapidity and one positive aspect about this is that the vigil lamps looked after by Niana are immediately noticeable both in the outdoor chapel and gatehouse as well.  As one walks by in the dark, the flickering lights  draw our attention to the main purpose of the monastery—praying […]

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