Christ the Savior Monastery (Niagara Falls, NY)

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(wikified)
Line 4: Line 4:
  
 
In 1975, under Abbot Augustine, the monastery was received into the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia by Archbishop Nikon Rklitzsky, who again authorized and blessed its mission and observances. In 1993, upon the retirement of Abbot Augustine, Christminster was founded in Rhode Island with the blessing of Bishop Hilarion to carry on the work of Western Rite Orthodoxy in the ROCOR Synod.
 
In 1975, under Abbot Augustine, the monastery was received into the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia by Archbishop Nikon Rklitzsky, who again authorized and blessed its mission and observances. In 1993, upon the retirement of Abbot Augustine, Christminster was founded in Rhode Island with the blessing of Bishop Hilarion to carry on the work of Western Rite Orthodoxy in the ROCOR Synod.
 +
 +
'''Update'''<br>
 +
This Monastery will soon be moving to Ontario, Canada where a large complex awaits them.  An Oratory dedicated to Our Ladey of Glastonbury along with a large monastic complex will suit the needs of this growing Benedictine Orthodox Monastery.
 +
 +
  
 
==External link==
 
==External link==
 
*[http://www.christminster.org/ Christ the Savior Monastery] (official site)
 
*[http://www.christminster.org/ Christ the Savior Monastery] (official site)
 +
*[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Occidentalis/message/9375] (News site)
  
 
[[Category:Monasteries]]
 
[[Category:Monasteries]]
 
[[Category:ROCOR Monasteries]]
 
[[Category:ROCOR Monasteries]]
 
[[Category:Western Rite]]
 
[[Category:Western Rite]]

Revision as of 20:47, May 31, 2007

Christminster or Christ the Savior Monastery is a Western Rite monastery of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR), established in Rhode Island in 1993 with the blessing of Archbishop Hilarion, then Bishop of Manhattan, who authorized Dom James M. Deschene (formerly the prior of the Monastery of Our Lady of Mount Royal) to continue the Western Rite mission of Mount Royal under the title of Christ the Saviour Monasteryβ€”or Christminster.

Founded in 1910 as an Old Catholic monastery, Mount Royal's mission and work continued under Old Catholic auspices until 1962. In that year the community was received into the patriarchal Russian Orthodox Church by its American exarch, Bishop Dositheus Ivanchenko of New York. For several years, the monks of Mount Royal staffed a Western Rite chapel in the Russian Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Manhattan, later moving to Woodstock, New York. Bishop Dositheus' successor, Archbishop John Wendland, blessed and confirmed the Western Rite observance and mission of Mount Royal and the leadership of its abbot, Dom Augustine Whitfield.

In 1975, under Abbot Augustine, the monastery was received into the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia by Archbishop Nikon Rklitzsky, who again authorized and blessed its mission and observances. In 1993, upon the retirement of Abbot Augustine, Christminster was founded in Rhode Island with the blessing of Bishop Hilarion to carry on the work of Western Rite Orthodoxy in the ROCOR Synod.

Update
This Monastery will soon be moving to Ontario, Canada where a large complex awaits them. An Oratory dedicated to Our Ladey of Glastonbury along with a large monastic complex will suit the needs of this growing Benedictine Orthodox Monastery.


External link

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox