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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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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Fundraising for Urgent Landslide Repairs

Fundraising for Urgent Landslide Repairs

July 24, 2018 1 Comment

During Holy Week, not one but two serious landslides developed on the Hermitage property: one immediately underneath the guesthouse, and another on the main road across from St. John's House. This latter slide threatens not only the entrance road itself, but also all of the monastery utility lines. The diameter of this slide is approximately 180 feet.

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Progress Update on Construction Projects (October 2016)

Progress Update on Construction Projects (October 2016)

October 13, 2016

The floor has been poured for the new St. Herman's Building and construction progress will be much more rapid going forward, with the interior walls scheduled to go up next week. Additionally, the main entrance road has been shut down to allow for repairs and improvements, with the new gas and water line installation scheduled to begin next week.

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Blessing of the Foundation of St. Herman's Building

Blessing of the Foundation of St. Herman's Building

August 10, 2016

On August 9th, the feast of the monastery's patron saint, the Holy Great-Martyr and Healer Panteleimon, His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan blessed the foundation of the new work building being constructed at the Hermitage.

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Footer Poured for Foundation of New Building

Footer Poured for Foundation of New Building

July 20, 2016

Today the footer was poured for the foundation of the new building. Below is a photo gallery of the progress made today. Please continue your prayers!

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Excavation Begins for New Multipurpose Building

Excavation Begins for New Multipurpose Building

July 16, 2016

On July 13, the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles, excavation began at the work site of the new multipurpose building.

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