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==Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America==
 
==Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America==
*[[St. Paul Skete (Grand Junction, Tennessee)|St. Paul Skete]], Grand Junction, Tennessee.  Female skete.  Superior: Mother Nektaria.
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*[[St. Paul Skete (Grand Junction, Tennessee)|St. Paul Skete]], Grand Junction, Tennessee.  Female skete.  [[Superior]]: Mother Nektaria.
 
<!--==Belarusian Council of Orthodox Churches in North America==-->
 
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==Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia==
 
==Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia==
 
===Male===
 
===Male===
*[[St. Isaac of Syria Skete (Boscobel, Wisconsin)|St. Isaac of Syria Skete]], Boscobel, Wisconsin.  Abbot [[Simeon (Gitlis)]].  Brother monastery to St. Silouan.
 
 
*[[St. Sabbas the Sanctified Monastery (Harper Woods, Michigan)|St. Sabbas the Sanctified Monastery]], Harper Woods, Michigan.  Abbot [[Pachomy (Bellkoff)]]. [http://www.stsabbas.org/] [http://omna.malf.net/sabbas.html]
 
*[[St. Sabbas the Sanctified Monastery (Harper Woods, Michigan)|St. Sabbas the Sanctified Monastery]], Harper Woods, Michigan.  Abbot [[Pachomy (Bellkoff)]]. [http://www.stsabbas.org/] [http://omna.malf.net/sabbas.html]
 
===Female===
 
*[[Monastery of St. Silouan (Boscobel, Wisconsin)|Monastery of St. Silouan]], Boscobel, Wisconsin.  Sister monastery to St. Isaac of Syria.
 
  
 
==Ecumenical Patriarchate Institutions in America==
 
==Ecumenical Patriarchate Institutions in America==
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===Male===
 
===Male===
*[[St. Gregory Palamas Monastery (Hayesville, Ohio)|St. Gregory Palamas Monastery]], Hayesville, Ohio. Abbot, Metr. [[Maximos (Aghiorgoussis) of Pittsburgh|Maximos]]. Superior:Archimandrite Joseph (Morris).
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*[[St. Gregory Palamas Monastery (Hayesville, Ohio)|St. Gregory Palamas Monastery]], Hayesville, Ohio. Abbot, Metr. [[Maximos (Aghiorgoussis) of Pittsburgh|Maximos]]. Superior: Archimandrite Joseph ).
:*[[St. Theodore House (Galion, Ohio)|St. Theodore House]], Galion, Ohio. [[Metochion]] of St. Gregory Palamas.  Spiritual Father: Metr. [[Maximos (Aghiorgoussis) of Pittsburgh|Maximos]].Superior [[Archimandrite Nicholas (Hughes)]]  
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*[[St. Theodore House (Galion, Ohio)|St. Theodore House]], Galion, Ohio. Spiritual Father: Metr. [[Maximos (Aghiorgoussis) of Pittsburgh|Maximos]]. Superior: Archimandrite Nicholas Closed on [[October 31]], 2012.[http://sttheodoremonks.oh.goarch.org/]
 
*[[St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (Florence, Arizona)|St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Florence, Arizona.  Abbot: Archimandrite Paisios.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]].
 
*[[St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (Florence, Arizona)|St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Florence, Arizona.  Abbot: Archimandrite Paisios.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]].
 
*[[Holy Archangels Greek Orthodox Monastery (Kendalia, Texas)|Holy Archangels Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Kendalia, Texas.  Archimandrite Dositheos.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
 
*[[Holy Archangels Greek Orthodox Monastery (Kendalia, Texas)|Holy Archangels Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Kendalia, Texas.  Archimandrite Dositheos.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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===Female===
 
===Female===
*[[Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple Skete (Hayesville, Ohio)|Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple Skete]], Hayesville, Ohio.  Abbess Theadelphi.  Spiritual Father: Hmk [Ambrose]]
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*[[Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple Skete (Hayesville, Ohio)|Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple Skete]], Hayesville, Ohio.  Abbess Theadelphi.  Spiritual Father: Hmk Ambrose]
 
*[[Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery (Saxonburg, Pennsylvania)|Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Saxonburg, Pennsylvania.  Abbess Theophano.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
 
*[[Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery (Saxonburg, Pennsylvania)|Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Saxonburg, Pennsylvania.  Abbess Theophano.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
 
*[[St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Monastery (Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin)|St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.  [http://www.hellenicheartbeat.com/monastery/] Abbess Melanie.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
 
*[[St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Monastery (Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin)|St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.  [http://www.hellenicheartbeat.com/monastery/] Abbess Melanie.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[Panagia Prousiotissa Greek Orthodox Monastery (Troy, North Carolina)|Panagia Prousiotissa Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Troy, North Carolina.  [http://www.panagiaprousiotissa.org/] Abbess Agne.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
 
*[[Panagia Prousiotissa Greek Orthodox Monastery (Troy, North Carolina)|Panagia Prousiotissa Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Troy, North Carolina.  [http://www.panagiaprousiotissa.org/] Abbess Agne.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
 
*[[St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery (Washington, Texas)|St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Washington, Texas.  [http://www.saintparaskevi.org/] Abbess Paraskevi.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
 
*[[St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery (Washington, Texas)|St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Washington, Texas.  [http://www.saintparaskevi.org/] Abbess Paraskevi.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
 
===Vicariate for Palestinian-Jordanian Communities in the USA===
 
* [[Epitropia of the Holy Sepulcher]], Monastery of the Holy Cross (Setauket, New York) Male monastery. Archimandrite Maximos.
 
*[[Monastery of the Glorious Ascension (Resaca, Georgia)|Monastery of the Glorious Ascension]], Resaca, Georgia.  Male monastery.  Archimandrite Nazarios.
 
  
 
==Orthodox Church in America==
 
==Orthodox Church in America==
*[[New Skete (Cambridge, New York)|Companions of New Skete (Emmaus House)]], Cambridge, New York. Superior: Sr Melanie Updike.
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*[[New Skete (Cambridge, New York)|Companions of New Skete (Emmaus House)]], Cambridge,  Superior: Sr Melanie Updike.
 
*[[Ss. Sergius and Herman of Valaam Chapel (Spruce Island, Alaska)|Ss. Sergius and Herman of Valaam Chapel]], Spruce Island, Alaska.
 
*[[Ss. Sergius and Herman of Valaam Chapel (Spruce Island, Alaska)|Ss. Sergius and Herman of Valaam Chapel]], Spruce Island, Alaska.
 
*[[Protecting Veil of the Theotokos Orthodox Community (Anchorage, Alaska)|Protecting Veil of the Theotokos Orthodox Community]], Anchorage, Alaska.
 
*[[Protecting Veil of the Theotokos Orthodox Community (Anchorage, Alaska)|Protecting Veil of the Theotokos Orthodox Community]], Anchorage, Alaska.
 
 
===Female===
 
===Female===
 
*[[Holy Assumption Monastery (Calistoga, California)|Holy Assumption Monastery]], Calistoga, California.  Hieromonk Sergious.
 
*[[Holy Assumption Monastery (Calistoga, California)|Holy Assumption Monastery]], Calistoga, California.  Hieromonk Sergious.
 
*[[Ss. Mary and Martha Monastery (Wagener, South Carolina)|Ss. Mary and Martha Monastery]], Wagener, South Carolina.  Mother Thekla.
 
*[[Ss. Mary and Martha Monastery (Wagener, South Carolina)|Ss. Mary and Martha Monastery]], Wagener, South Carolina.  Mother Thekla.
*[[Presentation of the Virgin Mary Monastery (Marshfield, Missouri)|Presentation of the Virgin Mary Monastery]], Marshfield, MO.  Mother Mary Ann.
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*[[Presentation of the Virgin Mary Monastery (Marshfield, Missouri)|Presentation of the Virgin Mary Monastery]], Marshfield, MO.  Mother Sergia.
 
*[[Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery (Otego, New York)|Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery]], Otego, New York.  Mother Raphaela.
 
*[[Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery (Otego, New York)|Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery]], Otego, New York.  Mother Raphaela.
 
*[[New Skete (Cambridge, New York)|Our Lady of the Sign Monastery]] (Nuns of New Skete), Cambridge, New York.  Mother Cecelia.
 
*[[New Skete (Cambridge, New York)|Our Lady of the Sign Monastery]] (Nuns of New Skete), Cambridge, New York.  Mother Cecelia.
 
*[[Monastery of the Transfiguration (Ellwood City, Pennsylvania)|Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration]], Ellwood City, Pennsylvania.  Mother Christophora.
 
*[[Monastery of the Transfiguration (Ellwood City, Pennsylvania)|Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration]], Ellwood City, Pennsylvania.  Mother Christophora.
*[[Monastery of the Dormition of the Mother of God (Rives Junction, Michigan)|Dormition of the Mother of God Monastery]], Rives Junction, Michigan. Mother Gabriella.
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*[[Monastery of the Dormition of the Mother of God (Rives Junction, Michigan)|Dormition of the Mother of God Monastery]] (Romanian Episcopate), Rives Junction, Michigan. Mother Gabriella.
 
*[[Protection of the Holy Virgin Monastery (Lake George, Colorado)|Protection of the Holy Virgin Monastery]], Lake George, Colorado.  Mother Cassiana.
 
*[[Protection of the Holy Virgin Monastery (Lake George, Colorado)|Protection of the Holy Virgin Monastery]], Lake George, Colorado.  Mother Cassiana.
 
*[[St. Barbara Monastery (Santa Barbara, California)|St Barbara Monastery]], Santa Barbara, California.
 
*[[St. Barbara Monastery (Santa Barbara, California)|St Barbara Monastery]], Santa Barbara, California.
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===Male===
 
===Male===
*[[St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery (South Canaan, Pennsylvania)|St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery]], South Canaan, Pennsylvania.  Superior: Metropolitan [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman]]; Deputy: Bishop [[Tikhon (Mollard) of Philadelphia|Tikhon]].
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*[[St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery (South Canaan, Pennsylvania)|St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery]], South Canaan, Pennsylvania.  Superior: Igumen [[Sergius (Bowyer)]].
 
*[[Monastery of St. John the Theologian (Hiram, Ohio)|Monastery of St. John the Theologian]], Hiram, Ohio.  Archimandrite [[Alexander (Cutler)]].<!--two monastics in residence according to omna-->
 
*[[Monastery of St. John the Theologian (Hiram, Ohio)|Monastery of St. John the Theologian]], Hiram, Ohio.  Archimandrite [[Alexander (Cutler)]].<!--two monastics in residence according to omna-->
 
*[[New Skete (Cambridge, New York)|Monks of New Skete]], Cambridge, New York.  Father Laurence.
 
*[[New Skete (Cambridge, New York)|Monks of New Skete]], Cambridge, New York.  Father Laurence.
 
*[[Holy Ascension Romanian Orthodox Monastery (Detroit, Michigan)|The Ascension of Our Lord Monastery]], Detroit, Michigan.  Superior: Archimandrite Mihail.
 
*[[Holy Ascension Romanian Orthodox Monastery (Detroit, Michigan)|The Ascension of Our Lord Monastery]], Detroit, Michigan.  Superior: Archimandrite Mihail.
*[[St. Michael Skete (Canones, New Mexico)|St. Michael Skete]], Canones, New Mexico.  Hieromonk John (Anderson).
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*[[St. Michael Skete (Canones, New Mexico)|St. Michael Skete]], Canones, New Mexico.  Monk Siloan.
*[[St. John of Shanghai Monastery (Point Reyes Station, California)|St. John of Shanghai Monastery]], Point Reyes Station, California.  Hieromonk [[Jonah (Paffhausen)]].
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*[[St. John of Shanghai Monastery (Point Reyes Station, California)|St. John of Shanghai Monastery]], Manton, California.  Archimandrite [[Meletios (Webber)]].
 
*[[Protection of the Theotokos Monastery (Weaverville, North Carolina)|Protection of the Theotokos Monastery]], Weaverville, North Carolina.  Archimandrite [[Gregory (Wendt)]].
 
*[[Protection of the Theotokos Monastery (Weaverville, North Carolina)|Protection of the Theotokos Monastery]], Weaverville, North Carolina.  Archimandrite [[Gregory (Wendt)]].
 
*[[Holy Cross Monastery (Castro Valley, California)|Holy Cross Monastery]], Castro Valley, California.  Archimandrite Theodor (Micka). [http://www.holycrossmonastery.org]
 
*[[Holy Cross Monastery (Castro Valley, California)|Holy Cross Monastery]], Castro Valley, California.  Archimandrite Theodor (Micka). [http://www.holycrossmonastery.org]
*[[Holy Cross Monastery (Niagara Falls, New York)|Holy Cross Monastery]], Niagara Falls, New York. Archimandrite Nicholas (Iuhos). [http://www.holycross-niagarafalls.org]
 
  
 
==Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America and Canada==
 
==Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America and Canada==
 
===Male===
 
===Male===
 
*[[St. Dumitru Retreat and Monastic Centre (Middletown, New York)|St. Dumitru Retreat and Monastic Centre]], Middletown, New York, USA. Hieromonk Theoctist. [http://www.sfdumitru.org/]
 
*[[St. Dumitru Retreat and Monastic Centre (Middletown, New York)|St. Dumitru Retreat and Monastic Centre]], Middletown, New York, USA. Hieromonk Theoctist. [http://www.sfdumitru.org/]
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*[[St. Columba of Iona Orthodox Monastery (Southbridge, Massachusetts)| St. Columba of Iona Orthodox Monastery]], Southbridge, Massachusetts USA. Hieromonk Peter. [http://www.stcolumbamonastery.org]
  
 
===Female===
 
===Female===
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==Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia==
 
==Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia==
 
===Male===
 
===Male===
*[[Holy Trinity Monastery (Jordanville, New York)|Holy Trinity Stavropighial Monastery]], Jordanville, New York.
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*[[Holy Trinity Monastery (Jordanville, New York)|Holy Trinity Stavropegial Monastery]], Jordanville, New York. Superior: Archimandrite [[Luke (Murianka)]] [http://www.jordanville.org/]
*[[Holy Cross Skete (Wayne, West Virginia)|Holy Cross Hermitage]], Wayne, West Virginia.  Male skete.  Superior: Hieromonk [[Seraphim (Voepel)]]. [http://www.holycross-hermitage.com/]
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*[[Holy Cross Skete (Wayne, West Virginia)|Holy Cross Monastery]], Wayne, West Virginia.  Superior: Bishop [[George (Schaefer) of Mayfield]]. [http://www.holycross-hermitage.com/]
*[[All-Merciful Saviour Monastery (Vashon Island, Washington)|All-Merciful Saviour Monastery]], Vashon Island, Washington.  Superior: Hieromonk Tryphon. [http://vashonmonks.com/vashon.htm]
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*[[All-Merciful Saviour Monastery (Vashon Island, Washington)|All-Merciful Saviour Monastery]], Vashon Island, Washington.  Superior: Igumen Tryphon. [http://vashonmonks.com/vashon.htm]
*[[Christ the Savior Monastery (Providence, Rhode Island)|Christ the Savior Monastery]], Providence, Rhode Island. Male Monastery, Western Rite. Superior: Hieromonk [[James (Deschene)]] [http://www.christminster.org/]
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*[[New Kursk-Root Hermitage (Mahopac, New York)|New Kursk-Root Stavropegial Hermitage]], Mahopac, New York. Superior: Metropolitan [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York]] [http://www.ourladyofkursk.org/]
*[[Kursk-Root Icon Hermitage (Mahopac, New York)|New Kursk-Root Icon Hermitage]], Mahopac, New York.
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*[[Monastery of the Assumption of Our Lady of Mount Royal (Jacksonville, Florida)|Monastery of the Assumption of Our Lady of Mount Royal]], "Holyrood". Jacksonville, Florida. Western Rite. Superior: Dom [[David (Pierce)]]
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*[[Holy Zion Orthodox Hermitage in Exile (Watertown, Wisconsin)|Holy Zion Stavropegial Orthodox Hermitage in Exile]], Watertown, Wisconsin.  Western Rite. Superior: Archimandrite Anthony (Good).
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*[[Monastery of the Glorious Ascension (Resaca, Georgia)|Monastery of the Glorious Ascension]], Resaca, Georgia. Administrator: Archpriest Steven Ritter. [http://www.monastery.org]
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*[[Brotherhood of the Holy Cross (East Setauket, New York)|Brotherhood of the Holy Cross]], East Setauket, New York. Superior: Archimandrite Maximos (Weimar). [http://holycrossmonasterysetauket.blogspot.com]
  
 
===Female===
 
===Female===
*[[Monastery of the Dormition (Nanuet, New York)|Stavropegial Convent of the Dormition]] "Novo Diveevo", Nanuet, New York.  Superior: Abbess Irina.
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*[[Holy Dormition Convent (Nanuet, New York)|Holy Dormition Stavropegial Convent]] "Novo-Diveevo". Nanuet, New York.  Superior: Abbess Irene (Alexeev). [http://www.travelingtreby.org/novo-diveyevo/]
*[[Monastery of St Elizabeth (Mohawk, New York)|Convent of St Elizabeth]], Mohawk, New York.  Superior: Mother Ioanna.
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*[[St. Elizabeth the New Martyr Convent (Mohawk, New York)|St. Elizabeth the New Martyr Convent]], Mohawk, New York.  Superior: Abbess Elisabeth (Czwikla) [http://www.saintelizabethskete.org/]
*[[Monastery of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary (Wayne, West Virginia|Convent of the Nativity]], Wayne, West Virginia.
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*[[Monastery of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary (Wayne, West Virginia|Convent of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary]], Wayne, West Virginia. Superior: Nun Theodora.
  
 
==Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA and Canada==
 
==Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA and Canada==
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*[[Most Holy Mother of God Monastery (Shadeland, Pennsylvania)|Most Holy Mother of God Monastery]], Shadeland, Pennsylvania.
 
*[[Most Holy Mother of God Monastery (Shadeland, Pennsylvania)|Most Holy Mother of God Monastery]], Shadeland, Pennsylvania.
 
===Male===
 
===Male===
*[[St. Herman of Alaska Monastery (Platina, California)|St. Herman of Alaska Monastery]], Platina, California.  Abbot Gerasim.
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*[[St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood|St. Herman of Alaska Monastery]], Platina, California.  Abbot Gerasim.
 
:*[[Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Skete (Ouzinkie, Alaska)|St. Archangel Michael Orthodox Skete]], Ouzinkie, Alaska.  Associated with St. Herman of Alaska Monastery.
 
:*[[Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Skete (Ouzinkie, Alaska)|St. Archangel Michael Orthodox Skete]], Ouzinkie, Alaska.  Associated with St. Herman of Alaska Monastery.
 
*[[St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery (Libertyville, Illinois)|St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery]], Libertyville, Illinois.
 
*[[St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery (Libertyville, Illinois)|St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery]], Libertyville, Illinois.

Revision as of 14:57, March 11, 2013

The following is a list of monasteries and sketes, both male and female, in America.


Contents

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America

Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia

Male

Ecumenical Patriarchate Institutions in America

Male

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

This archdiocese has had a small number of formerly Athonite monks who were given a blessing to start monasteries. In recognition of this, any such spiritual father of a monastery will be listed.

Male

Female

Orthodox Church in America

Female

Male

Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America and Canada

Male

Female

Russian Orthodox Church in the USA

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia

Male

Female

Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA and Canada

Male

Female

Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the USA

Male

Coptic Orthodox Church in North America

The Coptic Orthodox Church is not currently in communion with the above jurisdictions. For more information, see Oriental Orthodox.

Male

  • St. Antony Coptic Orthodox Monastery, Los Angeles, California [21]
  • St. Mary and St. Moses Abbey, Corpus Christi, Texas [22]


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