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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Northwest Wanderings | Vashon monk anything but orthodox

Father Abbot Tryphon, the monk who leads the Russian Orthodox All-Merciful Saviour Monastery on Vashon Island, is a thoroughly modern priest: He's plugged in, does a daily blog and is on Facebook. The monastery's temple is based on an ancient Norwegian stave church design.