8837Re: [orthodox-synod] Re: Bari, Italy
- Jul 2, 2003you can contact the ROCOR priest who serves there now through his
LiveJournal or you can just write to him: priest Andrew htmbit@... I
am not sure if he speaks English, but he might.
The website is here:
Just leave him a comment, and he will reply.
----- Original Message -----
From: "orthodoxchurch_sg" <orthodoxchurch_sg@...>
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 2:04 AM
Subject: [orthodox-synod] Re: Bari, Italy
> In the early 1980s (1982, I think) I stayed with Fr Marco, the
> resident priest, in the enormous complex built for Russian pilgrims a
> century ago. I was there for about six weeks and it didnt occur to me
> until much later how odd it had been for Fr Marco (Italian) and me
> (English) to struggle through the Liturgy in Slavonic. We had daily
> services in the chapel there and once a week went into the town to
> serve a Molieben at the tomb of S. Nicolas. We were not allowed
> beyond the grille, but I still have oil from the lamp hanging over
> the precious relics.
> I wonder, could anyone tell me if ROCOR still holds that facility,
> and what happened to Fr Marco? There was also a young Italian
> (recent) convert staying at the same time - from Bologna, I seem to
> remember - Sergei. Does anyone know anything of him?
> God bless / Fr Daniel
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