! FASCINATING: Link to read the pdf of an older English-translated text of 1) "The Russian Presence in Palestine, 1843-1970"-The early years in the Holy Land, etc.?? & 2) 2019 ROCA Church Calendar and TypikonInbox
Remembering the ROCOR past: pdf link: Fascinating Russian Church Abroad History: Russian Presence in Palestine, 1843-1970 (Summary)-& ROCOR Directory, 1989-1984
For thought, when we remember the past, both glorious, happy and sad:
"What earthlysweetnessremains unmixed with grief? What glorystands forever onearth? All things are but feeble shadows.....".
(St. John of Damascus)
Subject:ROCOR History blog: ROCOR Directory 1983-1984 +