Icon of St. Silouan the Athonite Glory be to the Lord and His compassion - He loveth us greatly, and giveth us His peace and the grace of the Holy Spirit.St. Silouan the Athonite
Troparion for St. Silouan

By prayer thou didst receive Christ for thy teacher in the way of humility, and the Spirit bore witness to salvation in thy heart. Wherefore all peoples called unto hope, rejoice in this day of thy memorial, O sacred Father Silouan. Pray unto Christ our God for the salvation of our souls.

Construction Photos

Here we show a set of small photo albums chronicling the construction of our first building, an important step in establishing our Orthodox Christian community!

Move In Day

We moved into the new building on January 12, 2008.

Construction progress: December 2007 - January 2008

It is nearly done!

External walls are beginning to go up - Mid November 2007

The exterior walls are complete, and the interior is well under way!

External walls are beginning to go up - Late October 2007

The builders start erecting the metal framework.

Construction of framing begins - Mid-October 2007

The builders start erecting the metal framework.

Foundation is complete - End of September 2007

The slab foundation is ready.

Construction progress - Mid-September 2007

Preparation of the foundation begins.

First stages of construction - August 2007

Here are a few snapshots of the first steps in construction of our new building.

Ground Breaking - July 1, 2007

Here we have a few photos from our ground breaking, which was very brief, given a big rain storm!