Tonsure

Four Tonsures to the Small Schema (March 2014)

Four Tonsures to the Small Schema (March 2014)

March 28, 2014

On March 14/27, the feast-day of the father of western monasticism, St. Benedict of Nursia, four riassophore-monks (the intermediate stage of monasticism in the Orthodox church) took their monastic vows and were tonsured to the small schema as full monks by Bishop George.

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