This article talks about the life of Nikolai Ivanovich Egorov, the future Archimandrite Dmitry, who escaped the Solovki camps and entered Valaam Monastery as a novice in the 1930s. Later, he founded several sketes in America, where he reposed in 1992.
We conduct services in English and Church Slavonic, but we also try to add other languages, such as Xhosa and Afrikaans. This way, everyone will hear their native language during the service and realize that Orthodoxy is their faith as well.
This article concerns a distant Siberian monastery, quite young if you count from the year of its foundation, but by the special grace of God, sanctified by a deep tradition received from ascetics of the past century.