Photo Journal: Austin Clergy Go to the 2011 Chicago Lenten Retreat for Clergy
Holy Protection is a Parish of the Russian
Orthodox Church Outside
Russia. 1701 Peridot Rd., Pflugerville, TX 78660 http://www.orthodoxaustin.org
Pictures of Frs. Aidan and Paul at our
below are thumbnails; click on each one to see greater detail.
Fr. Paul Andreasen, military chaplain assigned to Ft. Hood, Texas, the
U.S.'s largest army base, receives from Bishop Peter of Cleveland,
acting administrator for the Chicago diocese, two awards: the wearing
of the nabedrennik (square pendant worn upon the right side under the
phelonion) and the purple skoufia (hat) for service to the
the very back, looking on, is Fr. Hieromonk Aidan (Keller), the
assistant to our rector Fr. Cassian Sibley. Standing between Fr.
Paul and Fr. Aidan is Fr. Vadim, who runs the Pokrov Church Supply
store to assist clergy of the diocese. The award was given to Fr.
Paul on Mar. 22, 2011, in the Chicago cathedral of the Protection of
the Most Holy Mother of God.
Above: In the foreground is Fr. Daniel Marshall
of Indiana; behind him is Fr. Hieromonk Aidan (Keller) of our Austin
parish. Taken at the Presanctified Hierarchical Divine Liturgy which
occurred in Chicago at the cathedral on Mar. 22, 2011, the feast day of
the Holy Forty Martyrs of Sebaste.
Above: left to
right: Fr. Paul Andreasen, Fr. Paul Akmolin of Cincinnati, Ohio, at the
Presanctified Liturgy Mar. 22, 2011.
(who is now also our churchwarden) Sergei