Monastery of Gorgoepikoos (Geelong, Victoria)

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 14: Line 14:
 
}}
 
}}
  
The '''Holy Monastery of Gorgoepikoos''' (She who is Quick to Hear) is a [[monasticism|monastic]] community for [[nun|women]] under the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]].  The monastery is located in Lovely Banks, Geelong, Victoria, and was established under the [[omophorion]] of His Eminence [[Archbishop]] [[Stylianos (Harkianakis) of Australia|Stylianos of Australia]] in May 1993 by Mother Kallistheni, who remains the [[abbess]].  Currently, the monastery has 4 nuns (including the abbess) who can all speak fluent English.
+
The '''Holy Monastery of Gorgoepikoos''' (She who is Quick to Hear) is a [[monasticism|monastic]] community for [[nun|women]] under the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]].  The monastery is located in Lovely Banks, Geelong, Victoria, and was established under the [[omophorion]] of His Eminence [[Archbishop]] [[Stylianos (Harkianakis) of Australia|Stylianos of Australia]] in May 1993 by Mother Kallistheni, who remains the [[abbess]].  Currently, the monastery has 4 nuns (including the abbess) and a dokimi. All of them speak fluent English.
 
==Programme for members of the Public==
 
==Programme for members of the Public==
 
*Monday: Open between 2-5pm on School and Public holidays.
 
*Monday: Open between 2-5pm on School and Public holidays.

Revision as of 15:11, January 16, 2008

Holy Monastery of Gorgoepikoos
Jurisdiction GOA Aus
Type Female Monastery
Founded 1993
Superior Abbess Kallistheni
Approx. size 4 nuns
Location Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Liturgical language(s) Greek, English
Music used Byzantine Chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Feastdays celebrated Jan 2 (Chapel)
Oct 1 (Monastery)
Official website none advertised


The Holy Monastery of Gorgoepikoos (She who is Quick to Hear) is a monastic community for women under the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia. The monastery is located in Lovely Banks, Geelong, Victoria, and was established under the omophorion of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia in May 1993 by Mother Kallistheni, who remains the abbess. Currently, the monastery has 4 nuns (including the abbess) and a dokimi. All of them speak fluent English.

Programme for members of the Public

  • Monday: Open between 2-5pm on School and Public holidays.
  • Tuesday: Open between 9am and 5pm.
9am Divine Liturgy.
  • Wednesday: Closed.
  • Thursday: Open between 9am and 5pm.
3pm Vespers.
  • Friday: Closed.
  • Saturday: Open between 9am and 5pm.
3pm Paraklesis.
Monthly: 8am Matins in Greek and English, 9am Divine Liturgy in English. (Timetable)
  • Sunday: Open between 2-5pm.
3pm Paraklesis.
This article about an Australian Monastery is a stub (i.e., in need of additional material). You can help OrthodoxWiki by expanding it.


External links

Australasia.gif
Orthodoxy in Australia: Monasteries
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
Male: Pantanassa | St George | St John
Female: Gorgoepikoos | Holy Cross
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia
Male: Holy Transfiguration | Archangel Michael
Proph. Elias | St John the Baptist | Holy Trinity
Female: Our Lady of Kazan | Presentation
Other Jurisdictions
Male: New Kalenic (Serbian) | St Sava (Serbian)
Female: St Anna (Antiochian) | Nativity Skete (Serbian)
Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox