Archimandrite Seraphim & Two Monks Hospitalized; Prognoses Good

August 04, 2021 14 Comments

Archimandrite Seraphim & Two Monks Hospitalized; Prognoses Good

UPDATE: as of Thursday, August 12, Archimandrite Seraphim, Fr. Benedict, and Fr. Damascene have all been released from the hospital and are recovering at home. Altogether 20 of our 26 community members have fallen ill with the coronavirus, but thanks be to God and to St. Panteleimon everyone is either stable or recovering.

We earnestly ask for your continued prayers for Fr. Seraphim and all of the brotherhood of Holy Cross. The spread of the coronavirus and the hospitalization of our abbot have also been joined by many other temptations in advance of the feast of our patron, the Holy Great-martyr and Healer Panteleimon, next Monday on August 9th. But we know that the grace of God and protection of St. Panteleimon are more than a match for anything that this world and its prince can do against us, especially as we are joined and supported by the love and prayers of so many of our beloved friends and pilgrims. Fr. Seraphim and the brotherhood remain eternally grateful to all of you, and to our God Who is wondrous in His saints.




14 Responses

Fr. Nicholas Joseph
Fr. Nicholas Joseph

October 14, 2021

My prayers for recovery and good health are with you. Blessings!

Ksenia
Ksenia

October 14, 2021

My God continue to bless you all. Our prayers are with you all.

Elizabeth
Elizabeth

September 04, 2021

Lord mercy on Holy Cross Monastery and our brothers in Christ. ☦️

George Atis
George Atis

August 20, 2021

I hope that Archimandrite Seraphim and all of the Monks at Holy Cross are now safely past any severe illness from COVID-19 … and I will add this Brotherhood to my nightly prayers. (I also hope to get a chance to make a pilgrimage to your beautiful Monastery in my lifetime.) In Christ, George.

Miljana
Miljana

August 20, 2021

I will pray for you all and once you all recover pleas pray for me because I have cancer! Miljana

Bryan Kopel
Bryan Kopel

August 20, 2021

You are all in my prayers many times daily. Praise God for his mercy to us even though hardships and illness.

Jodi Ann
Jodi Ann

August 08, 2021

We are praying for you and hope to visit soon from Pennsylvania.

Benjamin Harris
Benjamin Harris

August 08, 2021

Our friends, the Holy Fathers of the Great Monastery of Vatopaidi pray for you from Mount Athos as well!

Get well Holy Fathers and brethren.
May God and the Theotokos, deliver you out of all your tribulations and grant you all to abide in good health and in peace

Brad Oglesby
Brad Oglesby

August 08, 2021

Praying an akatheist to St. Panteleimon for the recovery of the brothers and Fr. SERAPHIM. Please vaccinate the dear brothers serving the risen Lord Jesus.

Natalie
Natalie

August 07, 2021

Praying for you all from Australia!

Fr Raphael Vereshack
Fr Raphael Vereshack

August 06, 2021

We are all praying for you in Winnipeg, Canada.

panteliemon
panteliemon

August 06, 2021

God bless everone and may the Lord bless father seripum and keel him and heel him and bring him back to the monastry and he be safe and sound heel him and bless everyone at the monastry my thoughts and prayers are always with you love you all pantelium

Michael Kelly
Michael Kelly

August 05, 2021

Praying for you all. May our Heavenly Father bring restoration, healing and peace. Bless you all.

Archimandrite Philip
Archimandrite Philip

August 05, 2021

The Brotherhood of the Glorious Apostles Peter and Paul in the Monastery of St Antony and St Cuthbert here in England will be praying for you all, ill and well, for your full recovery, return to health and a reopening of your monastery.
Your prayers!
Love,
Fr. Philip, Novices Deiniol and Paul.

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