THE FALLING ASLEEP IN THE LORD OF FATHER JOHN TAVLARIDES
In lieu of flowers, the Tavlarides family asks that donations be made to the Father John Tavlarides Mosaic Preservation Fund, care of Saint Sophia Cathedral. There is an immediate need to repair the roofing system of the Cathedral, which is no longer impervious to water penetration, thus threatening Father John's greatest achievement, the interior mosaics and marbles of Saint Sophia Cathedral, the most shining exemplar of Byzantine art and architecture in America. Together with the clergy and the Parish Council, the Tavlarides family asks that you honor Father John's great legacy by ensuring the preservation of our glorious Cathedral for the ages to come.
Checks should be made out to Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral with the notation: "Mosaic Preservation Fund" in the memo section. You can also make donations using Faith Direct. The first donation of $10,000 has been made by Tavlarides Family in Father John's memory.
* SAINT SOPHIA CATHEDRAL 2815 36th Street NW Washington, DC 20007
Fr. Brendan Pelphrey As a graduate student specializing in western medieval mysticism, I became most interested in the fourteenth-century English visionary, Julian of Norwich. A recluse who had a near-death experience, Julian was the first woman to compose a book in English. In her book, A Showing of God’s Love (sometimes referred to as Revelations of Divine Love or just “the Revelations”), she describes seeing Christ and receiving sixteen distinct teachings about the surpassing […]