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List of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in the United States

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The following is a list of Eastern Orthodox Christian monasteries and sketes, both male and female, in the United States of America.

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America

  • St. Thekla Convent, CLOSED.
  • St. Paul Skete, Grand Junction, Tennessee. Female skete. Superior: Mother Nektaria.
  • The Monastery of Our Lady and St. Laurence, Canon City, Colorado. Prior: Father Theodore. www.ladyminster.com

Ecumenical Patriarchate institutions in America

  • St. Nicholas Monastery [1]

Stavropegial Monasteries

  • Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegial Monastery of St. Irene Chrysovalantou, Astoria, New York. [2]. Abbot: Archimandrite Ierotheos.
  • Holy Theotokos Monastery, North Fort Myers, Florida.
  • Holy Patriarchal And Stavropegic Monastery Of The Entrance Of The Theotokos, Malbis, Alabama. [3]

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

This archdiocese has had a small number of formerly Athonite monks who were given a blessing to start monasteries. In recognition of this, any such spiritual father of a monastery will be listed.

Male

  • St. Gregory Palamas Monastery, Hayesville, Ohio. Abbot, Archimandtire Joseph. Spiritual Father: Metropolitan Maximos of Pittsburgh. [4]
  • St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, Florence, Arizona. Abbot: Archimandrite Paisios. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem. [5]
  • Holy Archangels Greek Orthodox Monastery, Kendalia, Texas. Archimandrite Dositheos. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem. [6]
  • Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery, Williston, Florida. Archimandrite Polycarp. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem [7]
  • Holy Trinity Monastery Greek Orthodox Monastery, Smith Creek, Michigan. Hieromonk Joseph. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem
  • Panagia Pammakaristou Greek Orthodox Monastery, Lawsonville, North Carolina. Hieromonk Nektarios. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem
  • St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Monastery, Roscoe, New York. Archimandrite Joseph. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem
  • Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery, Harvard, Illinois. Father Akakios. Spiritual Father: Ephraim (Moraitis)

Female

  • Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple Skete, Hayesville, Ohio. Abbess Theadelphi. Spiritual Father: Archimandrite Joseph.
  • Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery, Saxonburg, Pennsylvania. Abbess Theophano. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem [8]
  • Holy Protection Greek Orthodox Monastery, White Haven, Pennsylvania. Abbess: Olympiada. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem [9]
  • St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Monastery, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Abbess Melanie. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem
  • The Living Spring Greek Orthodox Monastery, Dunlap, California. Abbess Markella. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem
  • St. John the Forerunner Greek Orthodox Monastery, Goldendale, Washington. Abbess Efpraxia. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem [10]
  • Holy Annunciation Greek Orthodox Monastery, Reddick, Florida. Abbess Agapia. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem [11]
  • Panagia Prousiotissa Greek Orthodox Monastery, Troy, North Carolina. Abbess Agne. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem
  • St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery, Washington, Texas. Abbess Paraskevi. Spiritual Father: Elder Ephrem [12]
  • All Saints Monastery, Calverton, Long Island, New York. Abbess Foteini. [13]

Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the United States

  • St. Elijah Monastery, Dover, Florida. Male Monastery. Abbot Anastasie.

Greek Orthodox Old Traditional

See Greek Old Calendarists, as they are not part of Orthodox Church.

Male

Female

  • Saint Syncletike Monastery, Farmingdale, New York. Metropolitan Pavlos. [18]

Moscow Patriarchate

Patriarchal parishes in the United States

  • The Monastery of St. Mary of Egypt (Mercy House), New York City, New York. Igumen Joachim.
    • Holy Trinity Monastery, Baltimore, Maryland. Dependency of The Monastery of St. Mary of Egypt.

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia

Male

  • Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville, New York.
  • Hermitage of the Holy Cross, Wayne, West Virginia. Male monastery. Abbot: Archimandrite Seraphim. [19]
    • Skete of St. John the Theologian, Hiram, Ohio. Superior: Hieromonk Nektarios.
  • All-Merciful Saviour Monastery, Vashon Island, Washington. Superior: Abbot Tryphon. [20]
  • Christ the Saviour Monastery, Hamilton, Ontario. Male Monastery, Western Rite. Superior: Abbot James (Deschene) [21]
  • New Kursk-Root Icon Hermitage, Mahopac, New York.
  • Monastery of the Holy Cross, East Setauket, New York. Male monastery. Archimandrite Maximos, Abbot.
  • Our Lady of Mount Royal "Holyrood", Jacksonville, Florida. Male monastery. Western Rite. Superior: Abbot David Pierce. CLOSED
  • Ascension Orthodox Monastery, Riverview, Florida. Male monastery. Stavropegial. Archimandrite: Abbot Martin Hohlfeld. Father Martin reposed (in 2015?)
  • Saint Anthony the Great Orthodox Monastery, Phoenix, Arizona. Stavropeghial Monastery under the President of the Synod of Bishops; founded in 1983; Abbot: Bessarion
  • St. Sabbas Russian Orthodox Monastery, Harper Woods, Michigan. Male monastery. Archimandrite Pachomy. [22]
  • Brotherhood of St. John Climacus, Atlantic Mine, Michigan. Male monastery. Abbot: Bishop Peter of Cleveland, Superior: Hieromonk Alexander [23]
  • Hermitage of St. John the Divine, Syracuse, New York. Male Monastics/Hermits. Western Rite/Old Calendar. Superior: Acting-Prior Fr Stavrophoremonk Symeon Najmanje. Founded 1998 under another jurisdiction. Received into ROCOR on 14 Dec. 2014 as a Stavropegial monastic house [23]
  • St. Silouan the Athonite Monastery, Sonora, California. Male monastery. Consecrated in 2015. Superior: Deputy Abbot Fr. Stavrophoremonk Ignatius.

Female

  • Monastery of the Dormition, Stavropegial Convent of the Dormition Novo Diveevo, Nanuet, New York. Superior: Abbess Irina.
  • Convent of St Elizabeth, Mohawk, New York. Superior: Mother Elisabeth.
  • Convent of the Nativity, Wayne, West Virginia.
  • Monastery of the Glorious Ascension, Resaca, Georgia.[1]
  • Holy Monastery "Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple", Libertytown, Maryland. [24]
  • New Tikhvin Skete of the Holy Mother of God, Palm Coast, Florida, USA.l</ref> Mother Elizabeth (Klipa - Bacha)[2]

Orthodox Church in America

Male

  • St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery, South Canaan, Pennsylvania. Abbot Archimandrite Sergius (Bowyer).
  • Monks of New Skete, Cambridge, New York. Father Christopher, prior.
  • The Ascension of Our Lord Monastery, Detroit, Michigan. Superior: Archimandrite Mihail.
  • Monastery of the Holy Archangel Michael, Canones, New Mexico. Monk Silouan.
  • St. John of Shanghai Monastery, Manton, California. Superior Hieromonk Innocent (Green).[24]
  • Holy Cross Monastery, Castro Valley, California. Archimandrite Theodor (Micka). [25]
  • Hermitage of the Annunciation, Watford, Nova Scotia. Hieromonk Roman (Bonnel).
  • Hermitage of St. Anthony the Great, Westport, Ontario. Monk Pierre (Vachon).
  • Holy Transfiguration Hermitage, Gibsons, British Columbia.
  • Monastic Society of St. Silouan the Athonite, Johnstown, Ontario. Superior: Monk Seraphim.

Female

  • Holy Assumption Monastery, Calistoga, California. Mother Melania
  • Ss. Mary and Martha Monastery, Wagener, South Carolina. Mother Thekla.
  • Presentation of the Virgin Mary Monastery, Marshfield, Missouri. Abbess Sergia.
  • Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery, Otego, New York. Mother Raphaela.
  • Our Lady of the Sign Monastery (Nuns of New Skete), Cambridge, New York. Mother Cecelia.
  • Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania. Mother Christophora.
  • Dormition of the Mother of God Monastery, Rives Junction, Michigan. Mother Gabriella.
  • Protection of the Holy Virgin Monastery, Lake George, Colorado. Mother Cassiana.
  • St Barbara Monastery, Santa Paula, California. Mother Victoria.
  • Our Lady of Kazan Skete, Santa Rosa, California. Mother Suzanna.
  • Nativity of Our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ Monastery, Kemp, Texas. Mother Barbara.

Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in the Americas

Male

  • Holy Cross Orthodox Monastery, Toronto (York), Ontario, Canada. Archimandrite Nicolas (Giroux). [26]
  • Monastère de la Protection-de-la-Mère-de-Dieu, Wentworth, Québec, Canada. Higoumène Cyrille (Bradette).
  • St. Dumitru Retreat and Monastic Centre, Middletown, New York, United States. Hieromonk Theoctist.

Female

  • Protection of the Mother of God Monastery, Ellenville, New York, United States. Mother Ambrozia.
  • Holy Annunciation Hermitage, 10087 W. Rolling Meadows Dr., Westville, IN 46391. Mother Theodora.
  • Holy Dormition of the Mother of God, 3389 Rives Eaton Rd, Rives Junction, MI 49277. Marian Cristian Rosu http://www.dormitionmonastery.org/

Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA and Canada

Male

Female

References

External sources

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