The floors have just been shined, and the little white church dedicated to Archangel Michael in Tarpon Springs is about to get a new front door.
«In a small village in Romania no priests existed and the residents went often to the Patriarch and demanded him to fulfill the empty spot. However the Patriarch did not have the means of satisfying the demand for a priest. The villagers went over and over again but their was nothing their Patriarch said that was any different… that he did not have any extra priests or else he would send one to the village.
Meanwhile people died unread (no services), others had relationships and children without marriage vows, the children and adults alike were unbaptized.
Then one day, outside of the Church a car pulled up and stopped and out stepped a priest shouting. The village was astonished.
The villagers went to the church to welcome him and asked him, «How did you come to the village after our Patriarch had said that he doesn’t have a priest to send us?»