Saturday, August 16, 2014

Kupola and Cross erected at the Annunciation Hermitage!

01.jpg05.jpgGlory to God, on the day of St Anthony the Roman, Saturday 3/16th August workers put up a golden kupola and Cross over the church at the Annunciation Monastery.
Left - The kupola master builder - Dmitri Kichakov. Right - Blessing prayers

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The workers managed to lift the kupola without the use of machinery.
We were blessed with good weather and no wind.

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Left - View from St Hariton’s skete. Right - View from St Herman’s skete.

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Finally, the spring sun came out to make the kupola and Cross shine!
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Note the local inhabitants wondering at this new sight
(circled in red, this and next 2 pictures).
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Kangaroos are a common sight in this area - as are eagles, echidnas, and lizards…
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The monastery now has a traditional Orthodox look. 93.jpg
Glory to God!
May He save all our workers and kind helpers!

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