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Russian Orthodox Music in a Benedictine Monastery

Anyone who has visited the monastery’s chapel will have seen a number of Orthodox icons prominently displayed, especially a recently completed and installed altar triptych. And may have wondered at what seems a strange hybrid of Benedictine and Orthodox elements, both in the chapel’s artifacts, and in its liturgical practice. I asked the monastery’s prior, Father Peter Funk, to elaborate on this, and he has written this response:

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