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Archbishop Ioasaph, Enlightener of Canada

Brief life of Archbishop Ioasaph, founder of St. Vladimirs church, Edmonton from “The Orthodox Word”, March-April 1968 It was Novgorod the Great that nourished and formed the future hierarch-enlightener of Canada. Vanya (diminutive form of Ioann-John) Skorodumoff [in English, “Quick thinker”] was born on January 14, 1888, the son of […]

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