On Fr Joseph and Kh Sophia’s last full day in
On the windy mountain road from the city of
They fed us a nice lunch, and then we visited with our friend Sister Katherine, an American nun who has been there about 3 years.
She gave us a full tour of the monastery, including the cemetery and gardens in the back that we had never seen before. While back there, we ran into a bull which a neighbor lets wander all over. He was hanging out by a stream, and we weren’t about to tell him to leave. ( ;
You can see him in the third photo, as well as the back of the monastery (one of the many parts that is still badly in need of renovation).
The second photo is of Fr Joseph standing in the exo-narthex of the main church, and the fourth photo is of the Copelands in the courtyard of the monastery.
For all my photos from the day, click here.
We headed back to
Early Monday morning, it was off to the airport – thus ending the first installment, at least, of their