Video Appeal From Archimandrite Seraphim Regarding New Church

Video Appeal From Archimandrite Seraphim Regarding New Church

October 21, 2019

Archimandrite Seraphim speaks about the need for a new church at Holy Cross Monastery and shares some of the beautiful new designs presented to us by our architect, Andrew Gould. Please pray that the Lord blesses this very necessary endeavor, and consider donating as you are able.

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Architect Delivers Plans for the New Church

Architect Delivers Plans for the New Church

September 28, 2019 1 Comment

On Friday, September 27, our architect delivered to us his final proposed plans for the new church. The proposed new church is 92' x 48' internally, with a large covered wraparound porch bringing the total dimensions to approximately 110' x 70'. We estimate that the new church will comfortably fit numerous serving clergy and servers in the altar, 50 monastics in the stasidia, 150 faithful in the nave, an additional 50 faithful in the loft. There is also ample space in the covered porch (with the church doors open) in cases of very high attendance.

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Reminder: Pilgrimage Weekend Just a Few Days Away (Sep 28-29)

Reminder: Pilgrimage Weekend Just a Few Days Away (Sep 28-29)

September 23, 2019 3 Comments

We invite everyone to join us for the 2019 Pilgrimage Weekend. His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, will preside at the Divine Services. Visiting clergy are invited to concelebrate at the hierarchal services.

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Liturgical Schedule for Great Lent (2019)

Liturgical Schedule for Great Lent (2019)

March 10, 2019

The general schedule of liturgical services for Great Lent is now available.

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2019 Annual Catalog

2019 Annual Catalog

December 31, 2018

Our latest Annual Catalog, for 2019, has been printed and is in the mail now.
View it below, or download it here:

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Landslide Repairs Update

Landslide Repairs Update

September 07, 2018 1 Comment

Dear Friends of Holy Cross Monastery,

Recently we shared news concerning the two serious landslides which occurred on the monastery grounds during Holy Week, and requested financial assistance to fund the necessary repairs.

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Feast of St. Panteleimon & New Ordinations

Feast of St. Panteleimon & New Ordinations

August 10, 2018

On August 9th the brotherhood of the Hermitage of the Holy Cross in Wayne, WV held their annual celebration of the feast of St. Panteleimon, the patron and protector of the monastery. His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan presided over the festal services, with monastic and local clergy concelebrating.

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Two New Shrines in the Monastery Chapel

Two New Shrines in the Monastery Chapel

July 20, 2018

Just in time for the feast of the Royal Martyrs of Russia, two brand new, exquisitely crafted shrines were installed in the Monastery chapel, one each for the Royal Martyrs and the Holy Elders of Optina.

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