Hieromonk David [Mahaffey], Chancellor and Administrator of the Diocese of Alaska, and Dr. Richard Dauenhauer recently met with State Representative Cathy Muñoz and State Senator Gary Stevens in Juneau, the state capital. During the meeting, the importance of preserving the state’s historic Russian Orthodox churches and buildings and the restoration work undertaken by ROSSIA (Russian Orthodox Sacred Sites In Alaska) were among the topics discussed. Father David and Dr. Dauenhauer also were introduced to the Legislative Assembly by Representative Muñoz at the opening of the Legislative Session. While in Juneau, Father David celebrated the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts at the city’s historic Saint Nicholas Church, which dates back to 1894.
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