Pilgrimage Weekend 2018

Pilgrimage Weekend 2018

October 01, 2018

On Thursday, September 27th, the brotherhood of Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV celebrated their patronal feast, the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross of the Lord.

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The Feast of the Dormition (2018)

The Feast of the Dormition (2018)

August 28, 2018

The photos from the feast of the Dormition are posted; view the gallery here:

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Feast of St. Panteleimon & New Ordinations

Feast of St. Panteleimon & New Ordinations

August 10, 2018

On August 9th the brotherhood of the Hermitage of the Holy Cross in Wayne, WV held their annual celebration of the feast of St. Panteleimon, the patron and protector of the monastery. His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan presided over the festal services, with monastic and local clergy concelebrating.

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The Feast of St. Seraphim of Sarov (2018)

The Feast of St. Seraphim of Sarov (2018)

August 02, 2018 1 Comment

The photos of the feast can be viewed here:

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Tonsure of Monk Basil

Tonsure of Monk Basil

July 03, 2018

On Friday evening, June 29th, we concluded our celebration of the Vigil for St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco, and prepared for the tonsure of Riassophore-monk Justin to the Mantia and his taking of final vows. The tonsure service began with Fr. Justin being brought in by the other monks, clothed in a white baptismal robe.

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The Visit of the Icon of the Theotokos “Softener of Evil Hearts”

The Visit of the Icon of the Theotokos “Softener of Evil Hearts”

March 22, 2018

On Monday, March 19, the myrrh-streaming Icon of the Mother of God, “Softener of Evil Hearts”, arrived at the Hermitage of the Holy Cross. The Icon has been touring in the United States, coming most recently from the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Washington, DC. The brotherhood gathered Monday evening to welcome the Icon with bells, flowers, and a procession into the monastery church, followed by a short Moleben.

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The New St. Ignatius Bakery

The New St. Ignatius Bakery

March 15, 2018

Our bakery is finally up and running full blast, getting dozens of warm, fresh, golden kulichi ready for the Paschal festivities. It is the last room to be completed in the new St. Herman of Alaska building, which also houses the spacious candle factory and comfy community room, where the brothers meet for spiritual talks and fellowship.

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Hermitage Newsletter - Great Lent (2018)

Hermitage Newsletter - Great Lent (2018)

February 05, 2018

Our 2018 Lenten Newsletter has been posted...

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