Monastery News

Church Construction Picks Up Speed
Immediately after the visit of the miracle-working icon of the Mother of God "Quick to Hear," the pace of construction immediately began to increase notably. Progress is being made quickly on the walls (including the bell tower), and our contractor hopes to have everything up to ground level within the next few weeks. Following that, the plumbing will be laid and the floor of the basement poured.
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Update on the New Church - 02/22
Shortly after our newsletter went out last summer, we encountered several major temptations in the construction of our new monastery church. We were alerted by one of the primary suppliers (with whom we have had a long relationship ourselves) that our general contractor had repeatedly failed to pay for materials delivered to our jobsite.
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New Contractors Resume Work on New Church
In advance of another incoming snowstorm this weekend, the new contractor we have hired is hard at work pouring the remaining footers for our new church. Next week they plan to tear down the portion of the block walls that was installed incorrectly by our former contractor, and from there to bring everything up to ground level as quickly as possible.
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