Saturday, January 23, 2016

Children’s camp at St Sava Free Serbian Orthodox Monastery

The annual St Sava children’s camp completed its sessions on Friday 9/22.1.2016. More than 30 children participated. Archimandrite Christophor, Abbott John (ROCA) and Hieromonk Simeon, along with others, gave lessons and participated in activities over five days.

Serving at Liturgy:
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The great blessing of water:
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Getting newly blessed Holy Water:
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Raising the flags and singing national anthems:
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Diving into the pond after Archimandrite Christophor threw the Holy Cross into the water:
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Vespers for St John the Baptist
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Services in the Church:
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Group photo:
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Activities:
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Performing
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Friday, January 22, 2016

Old Russian Proverbs

tihon-zadonsky-3.jpgFear life, not death!

The Devil is always dressed in the latest fashion.

What is well done is slowly done.

The truth has seven sides.

The Devil’s work is quick, it is bright and flashy.
God works slowly - look at nature.

The stranger’s soul is murky.

To know a man you have to eat sixteen pounds of salt with him.

The past is not a bad witness.

If you don’t oil the wheels, you won’t get there.

From honest toil you don’t build mansions

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