MOTHER THEKLA, Russia 1918 - England 2011

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On Sunday 7th August, Mother Thekla of the Monastery of the Assumption at Normanby, passed from death to life everlasting. Hieromonk Stephen Robson visited her regularly and was with her at the end.

Here is his account of her last days and the funeral. A number of obituaries and recollections of this remarkable lady have appeared in the press and internet. A selection of these is presented here: by deacon Christopher from the Orthodox Community of Saint Finnan and Saint Nicholas can be read here. There were also obituaries in The Telegraph and in the Times

Father Stephen also provided the following , written by Mother Thekla, 

A letter of advice from an old Orthodox nun to an imaginary person.

MEMORY ETERNAL!

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