Holy Cross Monastery (Niagara Falls, New York)

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'''The Holy Cross Orthodox Monastery''' is a [[monastery]] of the [[The Holy Orthodox Metropolis of Boston]] located in Niagara Falls, New York.  It was established in the year 2005 by [[Archimandrite]] [[Nicholas (Iuhos)]], built in the former Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (est. 1951).
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'''The Holy Cross Orthodox Monastery''' is a [[monastery]] of the [[The Holy Orthodox Metropolis of Boston]] ([[The Holy Orthodox Church of North America]]) located in Niagara Falls, New York.  It was established in the year 2005 by [[Archimandrite]] [[Nicholas (Iuhos)]], built in the former Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (est. 1951).
  
 
Plans for the monastery include the organization of special spiritual retreats and lectures for those who are interested in learning more about the [[Orthodox Christianity|Orthodox faith]], [[spirituality]], the [[Church Fathers]], and much more.
 
Plans for the monastery include the organization of special spiritual retreats and lectures for those who are interested in learning more about the [[Orthodox Christianity|Orthodox faith]], [[spirituality]], the [[Church Fathers]], and much more.
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The main building needs capital repairs, a new roof, new windows, new electrical wiring, and new heating and air conditioning system. Once restored, it is in this building that the monastic community will live.
 
The main building needs capital repairs, a new roof, new windows, new electrical wiring, and new heating and air conditioning system. Once restored, it is in this building that the monastic community will live.
  
The monastery plans to bring English speaking [[monk]]s from Eastern Europe to begin the monastic life and hopes to attract other interested candidates from the US and Canada.
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The monastery plans to bring English speaking [[monk]]s to begin the monastic life and hopes to attract interested candidates from the US and Canada.
  
 
The monastery plans to build a small pierogi factory to provide itself income, some of which will be used to help needy families of military personnel and set up scholarships for their children.  A project to build a shrine dedicated to the Holy Cross in memory of American servicemen and women is also planned.
 
The monastery plans to build a small pierogi factory to provide itself income, some of which will be used to help needy families of military personnel and set up scholarships for their children.  A project to build a shrine dedicated to the Holy Cross in memory of American servicemen and women is also planned.

Revision as of 14:54, September 29, 2008

The Holy Cross Orthodox Monastery
Jurisdiction The Holy Orthodox Metropolis of Boston (HOCNA), HOCNA
Type Male Monastery
Founded 2005
Superior Archim. Nicholas
Approx. size 2 monks
Location Niagara Falls, New York
Liturgical language(s) English, some Slavonic and Romanian
Music used Russian Chant
Calendar Julian Calendar
Feastdays celebrated Elevation
Official website Official website

The Holy Cross Orthodox Monastery is a monastery of the The Holy Orthodox Metropolis of Boston (The Holy Orthodox Church of North America) located in Niagara Falls, New York. It was established in the year 2005 by Archimandrite Nicholas (Iuhos), built in the former Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (est. 1951).

Plans for the monastery include the organization of special spiritual retreats and lectures for those who are interested in learning more about the Orthodox faith, spirituality, the Church Fathers, and much more.

The monastery property consists of about 3 1/2 acres of land, including a brownstone church, a rectory, a garage, and a separate building which has three apartments upstairs, a hall, a kitchen, a future library and a basement.

The main building needs capital repairs, a new roof, new windows, new electrical wiring, and new heating and air conditioning system. Once restored, it is in this building that the monastic community will live.

The monastery plans to bring English speaking monks to begin the monastic life and hopes to attract interested candidates from the US and Canada.

The monastery plans to build a small pierogi factory to provide itself income, some of which will be used to help needy families of military personnel and set up scholarships for their children. A project to build a shrine dedicated to the Holy Cross in memory of American servicemen and women is also planned.

Schedule of services

  • Saturday: 6:00pm - Great Vespers
  • Sunday: 9:30am - Divine Liturgy
  • Feastdays: 6:00pm Great Vespers on the eve of the feast, followed by 9:30am Divine Liturgy on the feastday.

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