Greetings to all with the Feast of Theophany!

Festal Greetings to all on the feast day of the Baptism of our Lord by the hand of St. John the Baptist: the Theophany!
 
We had a wonderful gift given to the monastery today – a pilgrim who had experienced a spiritual reawakening some 15 years ago in the Pskov-Caves Monastery (recently made famous as the main place featured in the book “Everyday Saints”) brought us a gift of an icon of the Synaxis of the Saints of that monastery!
 
Especially of interest is the saint depicted in the lower right hand corner – that of St. Symeon. He is the most recently glorified saint from there, having reposed in 1960 and been glorified as a saint in 2003 or so. AND … his feast day was yesterday, the Eve of Theophany!
 
May we all have the prayers of St. Symeon, and all the saints and holy ascetics from this wonderful monastery!
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Monastery Wall Calendar for 2019 and Online Gift Certificates now available at our Web Store!

A few new offerings available at our Online store….

First up …

Just received our Monastery Wall Calendar for 2019 – these are available in extremely limited supplies.

THEY ARE ALL GONE! THANK YOU VERY MUCH! ˆˆ

And also …

https://store.vashonmonks.com/giftcertificates.php

We now are offering Gift Certificates on our webstore. They make great stocking stuffers!

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