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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Metropolitan Onuphry’s Nativity Epistle

Metropolitan Onuphry’s Nativity Epistle

January 07, 2019

In these sacred days, all the fullness of our holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church raises humble prayers, recalling and glorifying the incomprehensible Divine love and thanking God that He descended to earth and took human nature upon Himself in order to save us.

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Patriarch Kirill’s Nativity Epistle

Patriarch Kirill’s Nativity Epistle

January 06, 2019

Today, like the shepherds of Bethlehem two thousand years ago, with joy and loving-tenderness we hearken to the triumphant voice of the angel: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men” (Lk 2:14). In hearing these wondrous words, our hearts find comfort and are filled with thanksgiving to the Maker. The Lord Almighty, “the mighty God, the everlasting Father” (Is 9:6), comes down to us and is born into the world as a simple human being.

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Metropolitan Hilarion's Nativity Epistle

Metropolitan Hilarion's Nativity Epistle

January 04, 2019

I offer my words of greeting, which are inspired by Christian love, on this great feast of the Nativity of Christ! With a warm heart I wish you all that profound and inalienable peace, which was heralded by the angels above the town of Bethlehem on the holy night when "the Word was made flesh" (John 1:14).

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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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American Chestnut Trees Planted at Holy Cross Monastery

American Chestnut Trees Planted at Holy Cross Monastery

November 14, 2018 2 Comments

This Friday, November 16th, at 1:30 pm, Robert Sypolt of the West Virginia Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation will plant two American Chestnut trees at our monastery.

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Burial of Nadya Sill at the Monastery

Burial of Nadya Sill at the Monastery

November 09, 2018 4 Comments

On Friday, November 2nd, the funeral was served for Nadezhda Sill at Christ the Savior Orthodox Church in Wayne, WV, following which she was buried in the lay cemetery of the Hermitage of the Holy Cross.

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Pilgrimage Weekend 2018

Pilgrimage Weekend 2018

October 01, 2018

On Thursday, September 27th, the brotherhood of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV celebrated their patronal feast, the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross of the Lord.

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