Monastery Bridge Collapsing After Major Flooding (Updated 1/16/16)

Monastery Bridge Collapsing After Major Flooding (Updated 1/16/16)

December 26, 2015

Update 1/16/16 – With God’s help and by your prayers and support, the bridge has been repaired and reopened!

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On December 25, the Feast of St. Herman and New Calendar Christmas Day, West Virginia experienced extremely heavy rainfall resulting in major widespread flooding and landslides. As a result, the culvert pipe below the bridge which connects Miller’s Fork Road to the monastery gates is on the brink of collapse.

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Update on the Transfer of Fr. Kallistos' Remains

Update on the Transfer of Fr. Kallistos' Remains

December 15, 2015

The Hermitage extends special thanks to all who gave toward the project to move the remains of our founder from Missouri and erect a monument for him in the new monastic cemetery. With God's help the goal has been reached, and the transfer is planned for a time in January to be determined.

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