UPDATED: All Visits Now Discouraged in Response to the Coronavirus

March 14, 2020 3 Comments

UPDATED: All Visits Now Discouraged in Response to the Coronavirus

In light of recent health concerns over the outbreak of COVID-19, the monastery is adopting certain safety measures to help prevent the spread of the virus in our community, most importantly the following:

  • Under the guidance of our ruling bishop, effectively immediately we are discouraging anyone from visiting the monastery until the crisis is over.
  • Monastics will not travel either locally or long-distance without great need.
  • We will be continuing our monastic services unabated, including our daily moleben to St. Panteleimon for the sick and the suffering.

For spiritual guidance on this issue, we recommend reading these very wise statements from our ROCOR hierarchs:

As with all of our health needs, we trust in the powerful intercession of our patron, St. Panteleimon. May he be a strong help for all of us in this trying time. O holy Great-martyr and Healer Panteleimon, pray to God for us!

 




3 Responses

Hieromonk Gabriel
Hieromonk Gabriel

March 17, 2020

God bless you Andrew! The store is still accepting orders at this time.

Andrew McCombs
Andrew McCombs

March 17, 2020

Bless! Will we still be able to order from the store?

Sharon Buzi
Sharon Buzi

March 16, 2020

Good to hear! Stay safe! Having a compromised immune system myself, I am staying in, except for a walk around the block! God Bless

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