Abp Thom Attended a Special Retreat

Abp Thom attended a special retreat in upstate NY from 7 August through 10 August. The retreat was primarily for Western Rite parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) and was hosted by the Fraternity of St. Gregory the Great. Abp Thom reports that he received a warm welcome and that the fellowship was good. He also reports that he had one-on-one meetings with the Western Rite Bishop of North America for ROCOR and that the discussions were positive. He expects to attend again next year.