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8837Re: [orthodox-synod] Re: Bari, Italy

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  • Kirill Khroustalev
    Jul 2, 2003
      you 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@...>
      To: <orthodox-synod@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 2:04 AM
      Subject: [orthodox-synod] Re: Bari, Italy

      > Evlogeite!
      > 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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