2013 Matushki Retreat with Archimandrite David (Mahaffey) - 04/06/13

Archimandrite David [Mahaffey], Chancellor and Administrator of the Diocese of Alaska, was the keynote speaker at a lenten retreat for clergy wives of the Kuskokwim and Yukon Deaneries at Saint James Church, Napaskiak, AK April 6-7, 2013.

A widower, Father David shared stories from his life with his late wife, Matushka Karen, and spoke on “Famous Mothers in the Bible.”  Welcoming the many participants were Priest Vasily Fisher, rector, and Archpriest Phillip Alexie, Dean of the Kuskokwim Deanery.

The gathering also provided an opportunity for Father David to meet with Deanery clergy.