Holy Apostles Convent (Buena Vista, Colorado)

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[[Image:Convent2.gif|thumb|Description]] Holy Apostles Convent was founded in 1986 by then-Archimandrite Gregory of Dormition Skete and Mother Mariam. The Convent, near Trout Creek, is located in the conifer-studded national forest of San Isabel, nestled in the Collegiate Peaks of the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, which block the winter cold and snow. The surrounding prominent and steep Castles, ancient massive volcanic rock formations, loom out of the earth to a starry height, are surrounded by spruce and pinion trees and the coarse grass range, reminiscent of the stone forest at Meteora in Kalambaka, Greece.
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'''Holy Apostles Convent''' is a [[monasticism|monastic]] community for women located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The [[convent]] is part of the [[Genuine Orthodox Church of America]], an independent [[Old Calendarists|Old Calendarist]] group which recognizes the Orthodoxy of only itself and the [[Genuine Orthodox Church of Greece (Lamian Synod)|Genuine Orthodox Church of Greece]], with which it is in communion.
  
The Convent is under the canonical jurisdiction of the Genuine Orthodox Church of Greece, using the traditional Church Calendar. Services are in Greek and English, using traditional Byzantine chant.
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Holy Apostles Convent was founded in 1986 by then-Archimandrite Gregory of Dormition [[Skete]] and Mother Mariam. The convent, near Trout Creek, is located in San Isabel National Forest.  
[[Image:Convent1.gif|thumb|Description]]
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Holy Apostles Convent is engaged in translating Greek texts of the lives of the Saints, Scriptures, and homilies into English and publishing them. Icon painting is also pursued in the true Greek Byzantine style which includes hand-painted icons and large fresco-style paintings on canvas.
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[http://www.holyapostlesconvent.org/hac-history.shtml]Holy Apostles Official Website
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The convent is under the [[jurisdiction]] of the Genuine Orthodox Church of America, which uses the [[Julian Calendar]]. Services are in Greek and English, using traditional Byzantine [[chant]]. Holy Apostles Convent is engaged in translating Greek texts of the lives of the [[saint]]s, [[Scripture]]s, and homilies into English and publishing them. [[Icon]] painting is also pursued in the Byzantine style, which includes hand-painted icons and large fresco-style paintings on canvas.
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==External link==
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*[http://www.holyapostlesconvent.org/hac-history.shtml Holy Apostles Official Website]
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[[Category:Old Calendarist Monasteries]]

Latest revision as of 02:34, August 22, 2007

Holy Apostles Convent is a monastic community for women located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The convent is part of the Genuine Orthodox Church of America, an independent Old Calendarist group which recognizes the Orthodoxy of only itself and the Genuine Orthodox Church of Greece, with which it is in communion.

Holy Apostles Convent was founded in 1986 by then-Archimandrite Gregory of Dormition Skete and Mother Mariam. The convent, near Trout Creek, is located in San Isabel National Forest.

The convent is under the jurisdiction of the Genuine Orthodox Church of America, which uses the Julian Calendar. Services are in Greek and English, using traditional Byzantine chant. Holy Apostles Convent is engaged in translating Greek texts of the lives of the saints, Scriptures, and homilies into English and publishing them. Icon painting is also pursued in the Byzantine style, which includes hand-painted icons and large fresco-style paintings on canvas.

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