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Tuesday, March 25, A.D. 2014
First Orthodox Divine Liturgy in Wren Chapel

Last week, Metropolitan Jonah, Fr. John Johnson, and Fr. Leonid Mickle celebrated the divine liturgy in the Wren Chapel of the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. You may read of the event on the Eastern American Diocese site. I have visited Williamsburg at least a dozen times, and I did not know until I read the diocesan news article that the first known American convert to Orthodoxy, Colonel Ludwell, lived on the Duke of Gloucester Street in what is now known as the Ludwell-Paradise House. I know that I have milled around its steps before, never knowing its significance.

When you visit Williamsburg (and you should), make sure to check out the college’s campus. The Wren Building is lovely, and the Sunken Garden behind it is an appropriate place for a midday picnic. Get your victuals at the Cheese Shop near Boundary Street and head over to campus for a nice break from colonial fare.

Posted by Joseph on Tuesday, March 25, A.D. 2014
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