We need to learn about our ancestors. We need to learn from our ancestors. We need to respect our ancestors. Otherwise we will be condemned to wander in a labyrinth of relativity and repeat their mistakes.
These photos are from the memorial service commemorating all the reposed abbots of Vatopaidi Monastery. The bishops are Ambrose of Peterhof, dean of the St. Petersburg’s Theological Academy, and Philaret of Lvov and Galicia.