The Church

The church on the virtual town square is the oratory of Sts. Benedict and Theophan the Recluse. It is the Oratory for the monastic dependency across the street.

One experience of worship in the Orthodox Church was described by Russian emissaries as follows: “We knew not whether we were in Heaven or on Earth… We only know that God dwells there among the people, and their service is fairer than the ceremonies of other nations.”  This is a common impression that many people receive when experiencing Orthodox Christian worship, however, the depth goes far beyond such initial impressions. Many people of other confessions come to Orthodoxy as a result of studying the historical roots of their own

Many people of other confessions come to Orthodoxy as a result of studying the historical roots of their own faith and discover in Orthodoxy, a deeper expression of what they already possess.

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