Monastery News

New Schedule of Services

New Schedule of Services

January 21, 2017

Beginning Tuesday, January 24th, the Hermitage will be beginning a new liturgical schedule with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion. Matins will now be served each morning rather than in the evenings, and the Hours will now be read throughout the day at approximately the appointed times.

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Ordinations of Hieromonk Paisios & Hierodeacon Macarius

Ordinations of Hieromonk Paisios & Hierodeacon Macarius

January 11, 2017

On the Feast of the Holy Innocents, the second hierodeacon of Holy Cross, Fr. Paisios, was ordained to the holy priesthood and Fr. Macarius was ordained to the diaconate.

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New Rassophore-monk and Novice on the Feast of the Entry of the Theokotos 2016

New Rassophore-monk and Novice on the Feast of the Entry of the Theokotos 2016

December 05, 2016

The Hermitage has a new rassophore-monk, Fr. Theophil, and a new novice, Br. John. Archimandrite Seraphim performed the tonsure and the clothing after the Vigil for the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple.

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2017 Annual Catalog

2017 Annual Catalog

November 01, 2016

The 2017 annual catalog is being printed and mailed out to our customers, and is now available to print or download.

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Hermitage Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Hermitage Celebrates 30th Anniversary

October 15, 2016

The Hermitage of the Holy Cross celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, marking the occasion in a number of important ways which culminated in the celebration of its patronal feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross with the annual Pilgrimage Weekend following.

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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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Feast of St. John the Theologian 2016

Feast of St. John the Theologian 2016

October 10, 2016

Ten monks from Holy Cross travelled to the Hermitage's Skete of St. John the Theologian in Hiram, OH to celebrate its patronal feast day.

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Installation of Fr. Kallistos' Monument

Installation of Fr. Kallistos' Monument

September 22, 2016

The monument for Hieromonk Kallistos, the founder of the Hermitage, has been delivered and installed. The monument will be blessed by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion following the Divine Liturgy on Pilgrimage Weekend (October 2).

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