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“Adornment of the Faithful” CD’s digital content now available for purchase and download!

We are very pleased to announce that the electronic files/digital format of our forthcoming CD are now available for purchase and download!

Orthodox Chants of the All-Merciful Saviour Monastery sung by our monks.


The Great Doxology–Modified Mozarabic Chant, R. Monk Peter

Dogmatic Theotokia in the 8 tones–Znamenny Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion of Dormition–Znamenny Chant

O Queen of All Creation–Byzantine Chant

Great Compline Hymns for the Close of the Day–Russian Chant of Athos

Irmoi of the Paschal Canon–Byzantine Chant

First Antiphon of Divine Liturgy–Znamenny Chant

Second Antiphon of Divine Liturgy–Znamenny Chant

The Hymn of Jusitinian “Only Begotten Son”–Znamenny Chant

The Cherubikon–Monk Martin

It is Truly Meet–Russian Melody

The Hymns of Thanksgiving After Holy Communion–Monk Martin

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Some limited time and trial products now available!

We are very pleased to announce some limited time items together with some trial products now being available at our online store!

To begin with we have two new icons to offer. Just like the other icons we have offered, the dimensions of these icons are also 5 x 6.25 inches, and they are “desktop” icons, meaning they have a stand on the back of the icon that allows them to be propped up on a desk, table or similar surfaces. Also, as usual there are only very limited quantities available!

This Icon of Christ “The All-Merciful Saviour” was handpainted in the Holy Trinity Monastery icon studio in Jordanville, and then passed on to us some years later by it’s owner as a gift. It is still treasured in our church.

This is a print of a closeup view of the head of Icon of St. John the Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist – yet another work that was painted by the iconographer John (Shayne) Swenson.

Also, by the request of some pilgrims who enjoyed our soaps, we used the fragrances of the soaps to make Beard Oil.

Handmade in small batches with a fine selection of oils chosen for their conditioning effects on the beard and skin. We currently offer 10 different fragrances. If the ingredients below include “EO” after them, that indicates that it is only scented with pure essential oils. Each bottle is of 1 fluid oz.

Bay Rum: Spicy, herbaceous classic with notes of citrus and vanilla and rum

Cedar Orange: With Atlas Cedar and Orange essential oils • EO

Cypress, Pine & Cedar: Essential oils from each these Biblical trees. • EO

Fruits of Paradise: An energetic combo of various citrus and delicious fruity flavors.

Grapefruit-Rosemary:  Grapefruit and Rosemary essential oils. • EO

Lime Sherbet: Lime essential oil together with a warm vanilla fragrance.

Salish Sea: Same fragrance as our soap of the same name. Notes of lemon, bergamot, cool mint, lavender, green accord, sandalwood, cedarwood, amber, and musk

Sandalwood: Warm, earthy and spicy sandalwood fragrance

Thieves Oil: A combination of essential oils from citrus, spices and herbs • EO

Vanilla Citrus: Warm vanilla fragrance paired with lemon, lime and orange essential oils.

Our unique beard oil blend contains Olive oil, Avocado oil, Castor Oil and Shea Butter. Shake well before use as shea may slightly crystalize and settle in cold weather. 

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