Update on the Transfer of Fr. Kallistos' Remains

December 15, 2015

Update on the Transfer of Fr. Kallistos' Remains

The Hermitage extends special thanks to all who gave toward the project to move the remains of our founder from Missouri and erect a monument for him in the new monastic cemetery. With God's help the goal has been reached, and the transfer is planned for a time in January to be determined. There will be a blessing of the new monument later in the spring, the date of which will be announced as soon as it has been decided.

For those who wish to make a pilgrimage to the monastery in honor of this occasion, please plan to attend the blessing of the monument in the spring rather than the transfer of the remains in January.

Thank you again for all of your prayers and support!




Also in 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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading