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Craig Beck
· January 3, 2017
An incredible and inspiring experience. We were treated to such amazing hospitality and an unforgetable and incredible experience looking around the monestary. I am very grateful
Igor Ruchka
· October 2, 2015
This is one of the most beautiful orthodox churches in San Francisco. I love it and found another home for my soul and spirit.
Ryan Patrick Windsor
· June 13, 2014
God bless Russia and on behalf of my friend Justin Bieber

HIH Grand Duke Ryan Hessen-Romanovsky of Russia
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This beautiful composition, sung by Georgians in an Orthodox church, is absolutely heart-stopping

This unbelievably beautiful composition, performed in a huge, empty church by Orthodox Christians truly makes you feel as though you've left this earthly life behind for some immeasurably more beautiful reality. There are only two words in the chant: 'Kyrie Eleison,' which in Greek means 'Lord, Have...
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Dorothy S. Allen

"In our time, truth is formally and solemnly declared falsehood and falsehood truth. And every person, whether he wishes to or not, must believe this, against a...ll reason and rationale. Or else—alas! The one who follows the voice of his own conscience and of the teaching of the Lord, may end up paying dearly. And this is true on all aspects of modern life."

(Archbishop Averky Taushev, quoted in The Orthodox Word, Platina, CA, 1986)

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Игорь Васильев

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6 (19) января 1916 года. Сто лет назад "хождение на Иордань" святого царя-мученика Николая Александровича.