Monday, September 22, 2014

Visit of Vladyka Archbishop Andronik to the Annunciation Monastery in Australia

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Visit of Archbishop Andronicus to the Annunciation Monastery in Australia (PHOTOS)

Author: Metropolitan Agafangel incl. September 22, 2014. Posted in ROCOR (Views: 22)

On Saturday 7/20 September, on the feast of the Nativity of the Mother of God, Archbishop Andronicus served in the Annunciation Monastery.
Vladyka arrived on Friday afternoon to get acquainted with the monastery, taking part in the evening service and meal.

In his homily, Bishop Andronicus reminded us of the need to remain faithful to the Holy Orthodox Church in our times of trouble.  The bishop also spoke of the need to distance ourselves from the world and find spiritual nourishment in the monasteries for the salvation of our souls.
After the Liturgy, Bishop Andronicus blessed the new cross and dome on the gate, at the entrance to the monastery. 
This work was by the  master-carpenter  and patron, Dmitry Kichakovym.

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