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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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St. Panteleimon's Day 2016
St. Panteleimon's Day 2016

August 10, 2016

On Monday the 8th and Tuesday the 9th of August – the feast of the Holy Great-Martyr & Healer Panteleimon, the brethren of Holy Cross Monastery celebrated their Heavenly patron

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Revised Pilgrim's Guide for St. Panteleimon's Day & Pilgrimage Weekend 2016
Revised Pilgrim's Guide for St. Panteleimon's Day & Pilgrimage Weekend 2016

July 23, 2016

It has come to our attention that the directions to the monastery in the Pilgrim's Guide for 2016 contained an error (the left turn off of Route 152 is now before the H&R Block due to changes in traffic patterns).

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We are beginning construction on a new multipurpose work building, most importantly including a new candle factory to replace the one that burned three years ago. In addition, we are upgrading our utility infrastructure to support a fire hydrant on the monastery property.

NEW: View a photo gallery of the current progress.

You can read the letter from Archimandrite Seraphim to learn more. Please pray for the successful completion of this project! Donations may be made toward the project online or by mailing a check to the monastery.

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In the summer of 2013, the brotherhood of the Monastery of St. John the Theologian (located in northern Ohio) made the decision to move to the Ukraine. As they desired the monastic life which they had established to be continued, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion they transferred possession of their monastery to the Hermitage of the Holy Cross. It has now been reorganized as the Skete of St. John the Theologian. Please visit their website for more information and to view the wide collection of liturgical goods which they have available for sale.