35 years ago, Monastery Drive in Eagle River, Alaska, was a dirt road in a forest of spruce and birch. Today about seventy-five families make their homes around St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, their houses scattered along Monastery Drive and Darby Road. Others live elsewhere in Chugiak/Eagle River and in Anchorage, fifteen miles to the south.
In 1968, Fr. Harold and Barbara Dunaway and their family arrived ... Read More