You are splendid with the light of Christ

You are splendid with the light of Christ

Listen to the Daily Reading for July 2, 2016. St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 9:1-7 BRETHREN, the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly sanctuary. For a tent was prepared, the outer one, in which were the lampstand and the table and the bread of the Presence;...

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Missionary Zeal and Mysterious Disappearances

Missionary Zeal and Mysterious Disappearances

For an army engineer, John Feodorovich Hovorukhin made an excellent monk. The man had entered a monastery after the death of his wife in 1791, when he was about thirty years old. He was given the name Juvenaly and settled into life at Varlaam monastery on Lake Lagoda, not too...

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St. Juvenaly of Alaska

St. Juvenaly of Alaska

For over a century, it was not known what happened to the monk, Juvenaly. It was one of the mysteries of the Arctic, and the conflicting accounts that emerged over the years did nothing to clarify the actual events or his fate, and in some cases, completely misled those looking...

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