Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery (Harvard, Illinois)

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'''Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery''' is a [[monastic]] community for men in the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]]. It is located in Harvard, Illinois, and a monastery under the spiritual guidance of [[Elder Ephrem|Elder Ephraim]].
 
'''Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery''' is a [[monastic]] community for men in the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]]. It is located in Harvard, Illinois, and a monastery under the spiritual guidance of [[Elder Ephrem|Elder Ephraim]].
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The monastery was founded in the fall of 1998 by one priestmonk and two monks from [[St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (Florence, Arizona)|St. Anthony's Monastery]] under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago to fulfill the lay requests for a male monastery in the Illinois/Wisconsin area.
 
The monastery was founded in the fall of 1998 by one priestmonk and two monks from [[St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (Florence, Arizona)|St. Anthony's Monastery]] under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago to fulfill the lay requests for a male monastery in the Illinois/Wisconsin area.
  
The monastery consists of men living the monastic tradition of a Christ-centered prayer life for the monastic members. To support itself, the monastery sells ecclesiastical garments and gold- and copper-plated crosses and icons. It does not yet have guest quarters, so overnight visitors must stay in a hotel nearby or find other accomodations.
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The monastery consists of men living the monastic tradition of a Christ-centered prayer life for the monastic members. To support itself, the monastery sells ecclesiastical garments, beeswax [[Candle|candles]], and gold, silver, and copper-plated crosses and icons. It does not yet have guest quarters, so overnight visitors must stay in a hotel nearby or find other accomodations.
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.holytransfigurationmonastery.com/ Website of the Monastery]
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*[http://www.holytransfigurationmonastery.org/ Website of the Monastery]
*[http://www.athosinamerica.org/ Athos in America] is a site defending Elder Ephraim's monasteries, using a long interview by Fr Theologos (Pantanizopoulos), who is a monk at Holy Transfiguration Monastery.
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*[http://www.athosinamerica.org/ Athos in America] is a site defending Elder Ephraim's monasteries, using a long interview by Fr Theologos (Pantanizopoulos), who was a monk at Holy Transfiguration Monastery.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:02, September 19, 2011

Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery
Jurisdiction GOA
Type Male Monastery
Founded 1998
Superior Elder Acacius
Approx. size unknown
Location Harvard, Illinois
Liturgical language(s) Greek
Music used Byzantine Chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Feastdays celebrated 6 Aug
Official website Official website

Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery is a monastic community for men in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. It is located in Harvard, Illinois, and a monastery under the spiritual guidance of Elder Ephraim.

The monastery was founded in the fall of 1998 by one priestmonk and two monks from St. Anthony's Monastery under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago to fulfill the lay requests for a male monastery in the Illinois/Wisconsin area.

The monastery consists of men living the monastic tradition of a Christ-centered prayer life for the monastic members. To support itself, the monastery sells ecclesiastical garments, beeswax candles, and gold, silver, and copper-plated crosses and icons. It does not yet have guest quarters, so overnight visitors must stay in a hotel nearby or find other accomodations.

Daily Life

  • Daily: 6:15am - First Hour
6:30am - Divine Liturgy.
5:45pm - Vespers
7:30pm - Compline
  • Sunday: 6:30am - Midnight Service
6:45am - Matins
9:00am - Divine Liturgy

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