Blessing & Grand Opening of New Candle Factory

Blessing & Grand Opening of New Candle Factory

February 06, 2017

After more than three years of waiting, the new candle factory was finally blessed following Divine Liturgy on the Feast of St. Xenia.

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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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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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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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Footer Poured for Foundation of New Building

Footer Poured for Foundation of New Building

July 20, 2016

Today the footer was poured for the foundation of the new building. Below is a photo gallery of the progress made today. Please continue your prayers!

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Renovation Begun at Outdoor Chapel & Monastic Cemetery

Renovation Begun at Outdoor Chapel & Monastic Cemetery

July 18, 2016

In preparation for our 30th Anniversary Pilgrimage Weekend and the blessing of a new monument for our founder Fr. Kallistos, we are renovating the area surrounding the monastic cemetery and outdoor chapel.

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Excavation Begins for New Multipurpose Building

Excavation Begins for New Multipurpose Building

July 16, 2016

On July 13, the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles, excavation began at the work site of the new multipurpose building.

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Summer Construction 2016

Summer Construction 2016

May 16, 2016

This summer we are undertaking the construction of a much-needed work building. Most importantly, this building will include a candle workshop to replace the one destroyed in the convent fire of the summer of 2013. Additionally, it will house a commercial bakery, a centralized tool room, and a meeting room for the large monastic brotherhood. We are also bringing natural gas and water utility lines up our main entrance road.

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