Cenobium of the Annunciation (Ormylia, Chalkidiki, Greece)

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The Holy Cenobium of the Annunciation of the Mother of God, Ormylia (Chalkidiki, Greece) is a dependency of the Holy [[monastery|Monastery]] of [[Simonopetra (Ormylia, Chalkidiki)|Simonopetra]], [[Mount Athos]].  
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The '''Holy Cenobium of the Annunciation of the Mother of God''', Ormylia (Chalkidiki, Greece), (also the ''Convent of the Annunciation'') is a dependency of the Holy [[monastery|Monastery]] of [[Simonopetra Monastery (Athos)|Simonopetra]], [[Mount Athos]].  
  
== Saints and Elders ==
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This women's monastery has been established since 1974, and in 1991 was officially recognized as a Patriarchal Dependency of Mount Athos Holy Monastery of Simonopetra.<ref>[http://www.ormyliafoundation.gr/en/ormylia1.php The Ormylia Foundation / The Founder]</ref>
*Right Reverend [[Archimandrite]] [[Aimilianos (Vafeidis)|Aimilianos]] former [[abbot]] of [[Simonopetra Monastery (Athos)|Simonopetra Monastery]].
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== Panagia Philanthropi Medical Research Centre ==
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The choir of the monastery has produced several music compact disks.
Panagia Philanthropini, Center for Social Advancement and Medical Prevention and Research, (Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Who Loves Humankind) resides in northern Greece, near the town of Ormylia, Chalkidike.  The mother monastery, is the Cenobium of the Annunciation of the Mother of God, is a large monastic community with over 120 nuns from various nations—the majority of whom hold university degrees. The Convent is a dependency of the Monastery of Simonopetra on Mount Athos.
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Founded by the Very Reverend Archimandrite Father Aimilianos, Abbot of the Sacred Monastery of Simonos Petras on Mount Athos, for the glory of Almighty God and the service of His children, the mission of the Center is to comfort and alleviate the suffering of human beings with emphasis on the poor and working class public without preference to race, nationality, gender, or creed.  
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The Center is dedicated to spreading the message of God’s love and saving grace to all human beings. Given the Orthodox Christian faith teaches quiet acts are of supreme importance and not words, this vibrant message takes the practical form of medical and educational services, scientific research, charitable and spiritual ministries. These activities constitute the means by which the Center seeks to serve the needs of human beings in the Twenty First Century and beyond. <ref> [http://www.ormyliacenter.gr/description_en.html Website for the Center for Social Advancement, Disease Prevention & Medical Research - Panagia Philanthropi] </ref>
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==Saints and Elders==
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*Right Reverend [[Archimandrite]] [[Aimilianos (Vafeidis)|Aimilianos]] former [[abbot]] of Simonopetra Monastery.
  
== References ==
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==Center for Social Advancement, Medical Prevention and Research, Panagia Philanthropini==
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Panagia Philanthropini, Center for Social Advancement and Medical Prevention and Research, (Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Who Loves Humankind) is located in northern Greece, near the town of Ormylia, Chalkidiki.  The mother monastery, the Cenobium of the Annunciation of the Mother of God, is a large monastic community with over 120 [[nun]]s from various nations—the majority of whom hold university degrees. The convent is a dependency of the Monastery of Simonopetra on Mount Athos.
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The Center was founded by Fr. Aimilianos (Vafeidis) of Simonopetra Monastery.  Its mission is "to comfort and alleviate the suffering of human beings with emphasis on the poor and working class public without preference to race, nationality, gender, or creed."<ref name="center">[http://www.ormyliacenter.gr/description_en.html The Center for Social Advancement, Medical Prevention and Research, Panagia Philanthropini]</ref>  It accomplishes this mission through "medical and educational services, scientific research, charitable and spiritual ministries."<ref name="center" />
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==Ormylia Art Diagnosis Center==
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The Ormylia Art Diagnosis Center was founded in 1996 by the sisterhood of the women's monastery "to study and research with scientific methodology and adequacy the hagiographic tradition of the Orthodox Church, in order to decorate the Monastery Catholicon."<ref>[http://www.ormyliafoundation.gr/en/artdiagnosis.php Ormylia Art Diagnosis Center / Introduction]</ref>
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==References==
 
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== External links ==
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==External links==
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*[http://www.ormyliafoundation.gr/en/ The Ormylia Foundation]
 
*[http://www.chm.unipg.it/chimgen/network/lbtech/ORMYLIA.html The Ormylia Arts Diagnosis Centre]
 
*[http://www.chm.unipg.it/chimgen/network/lbtech/ORMYLIA.html The Ormylia Arts Diagnosis Centre]
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*[http://www.goarch.org/en/ourfaith/articles/article8046.asp Examples of Orthodox Environmental Initiatives] by Alexander Belopopsky
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*[http://www.goarch.org/en/ourfaith/articles/article8053.asp Orthodox Church Environmental Activities and Initiatives] by Dr. Dimitri Oikonomou
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:21, April 6, 2010

The Holy Cenobium of the Annunciation of the Mother of God, Ormylia (Chalkidiki, Greece), (also the Convent of the Annunciation) is a dependency of the Holy Monastery of Simonopetra, Mount Athos.

This women's monastery has been established since 1974, and in 1991 was officially recognized as a Patriarchal Dependency of Mount Athos Holy Monastery of Simonopetra.[1]

The choir of the monastery has produced several music compact disks.

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Saints and Elders

Center for Social Advancement, Medical Prevention and Research, Panagia Philanthropini

Panagia Philanthropini, Center for Social Advancement and Medical Prevention and Research, (Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Who Loves Humankind) is located in northern Greece, near the town of Ormylia, Chalkidiki. The mother monastery, the Cenobium of the Annunciation of the Mother of God, is a large monastic community with over 120 nuns from various nations—the majority of whom hold university degrees. The convent is a dependency of the Monastery of Simonopetra on Mount Athos.

The Center was founded by Fr. Aimilianos (Vafeidis) of Simonopetra Monastery. Its mission is "to comfort and alleviate the suffering of human beings with emphasis on the poor and working class public without preference to race, nationality, gender, or creed."[2] It accomplishes this mission through "medical and educational services, scientific research, charitable and spiritual ministries."[2]

Ormylia Art Diagnosis Center

The Ormylia Art Diagnosis Center was founded in 1996 by the sisterhood of the women's monastery "to study and research with scientific methodology and adequacy the hagiographic tradition of the Orthodox Church, in order to decorate the Monastery Catholicon."[3]

References

  1. The Ormylia Foundation / The Founder
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Center for Social Advancement, Medical Prevention and Research, Panagia Philanthropini
  3. Ormylia Art Diagnosis Center / Introduction

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