Paschal Epistle of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion (2019)

Paschal Epistle of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion (2019)

April 27, 2019

With profound spiritual joy in the Lord I greet you all on this jubilant, joyous night of the Matins of the Resurrection of Christ and Paschal Liturgy! I greet you on the Resurrection of Christ, the most triumphant and exultant of all holidays! It is the feast of feast and the festival of festivals, as the Paschal canon declares. But why is this so? Because in all the other holidays, the Lord is presented in the humble form of a servant, but in His Resurrection from the Tomb on the third day He is displayed in all His power and glory, as the Victor over hades and death.

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Paschal Epistle of His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill (2019)

Paschal Epistle of His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill (2019)

April 27, 2019

On this wondrous day of great solemnity, filled with a special joy in the Lord Jesus who has risen from the tomb, I convey my heartfelt congratulations to all of you on the great and world-saving feast of Pascha and address you with the words of the ancient life-affirming greeting:

CHRIST IS RISEN!

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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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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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