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With the 700-year-old Kursk root icon cradled in his hands, Father Daniel Reese leads a procession of followers up the steps of the St. Silouan Orthodox Church en route to a Thursday evening Moleben and Great Vespers in the church sanctuary.

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The 700-year-old icon has been associated with various miracles and divine intervention.

WALLA WALLA — At 6:30 a.m. Friday, when it was still pitch black outside, most regular worshippers were already in St. Silouan Orthodox Church. The beginning of the service that is usually marked by many chimes was limited to just one bell.An ancient icon


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