Landslide Repairs Update

Landslide Repairs Update

September 07, 2018 1 Comment

Dear Friends of Holy Cross Monastery,

Recently we shared news concerning the two serious landslides which occurred on the monastery grounds during Holy Week, and requested financial assistance to fund the necessary repairs.

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Fundraising for Urgent Landslide Repairs

Fundraising for Urgent Landslide Repairs

July 24, 2018 1 Comment

During Holy Week, not one but two serious landslides developed on the Hermitage property: one immediately underneath the guesthouse, and another on the main road across from St. John's House. This latter slide threatens not only the entrance road itself, but also all of the monastery utility lines. The diameter of this slide is approximately 180 feet.

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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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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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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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