Monastery of Prophet Elias (Monarto, South Australia)

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The '''Monastery of the Prophet Elias''' is a [[monasticism|monastic]] community for [[monk|men]] under the [[Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)|Diocese of Australia and New Zealand]], [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia|ROCOR]].  The monastery is located in Monarto South, South Australia, and was established<!-- under the [[omophorion]] of His Grace [[Archbishop]] [[name (surname) of place|name of place]]--> by Hieromonk [[Benjamin (Forbes)]], who remains the [[superior]].   
 
The '''Monastery of the Prophet Elias''' is a [[monasticism|monastic]] community for [[monk|men]] under the [[Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)|Diocese of Australia and New Zealand]], [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia|ROCOR]].  The monastery is located in Monarto South, South Australia, and was established<!-- under the [[omophorion]] of His Grace [[Archbishop]] [[name (surname) of place|name of place]]--> by Hieromonk [[Benjamin (Forbes)]], who remains the [[superior]].   
 
Currently, the Monastery also has a pastoral role at the [http://www.australianorthodox.org Holy Cross Australian Orthodox Mission] in Melbourne.
 
  
 
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==Current Events==
 
==Current Events==
In December 2005, Archbishop Hilarion tonsured a nun, Rassophore Maria, at the Mission.
 
 
 
In March 2006, Hieromonk Benjamin visited the Archimandrite [[Daniel (Bambang dwi Byantoro)|Daniel]], the head of the ROCOR Mission in [[Gareja Orthodox Indonesia|Indonesia]].
 
In March 2006, Hieromonk Benjamin visited the Archimandrite [[Daniel (Bambang dwi Byantoro)|Daniel]], the head of the ROCOR Mission in [[Gareja Orthodox Indonesia|Indonesia]].
  
 
In May 2006, Fr Benjamin presented at workshop on Icons and Iconography at the Mount Gambier Regional Art Gallery.
 
In May 2006, Fr Benjamin presented at workshop on Icons and Iconography at the Mount Gambier Regional Art Gallery.
  
On 28-30 July 2006, Novice Constantine was tonsured a [[stavrophore]] [[monk]] at Holy Cross Mission, for Holy Cross Mission, and, over the next two days, was ordained to the [[deacon|diaconate]] and [[priest]]hood by Abp Hilarion.  He is considered the first home-grown priestmonk of the Mission.
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==Articles by the Priestmonk==
 
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==Articles about the Mission==
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*[https://www.ocl.org/Fifteen%20Parish%20Assemblies.htm#The%20sweet%20lilt%20of%20English The sweet lilt of English], as reported in The Age.
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==Articles by the Abbot==
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*[http://www.stnicholas.org.au/Articles/Intercess.htm Intercessions and the Liturgy] (in Orthodox Contact, September 1998).
 
*[http://www.stnicholas.org.au/Articles/Intercess.htm Intercessions and the Liturgy] (in Orthodox Contact, September 1998).
  

Revision as of 20:56, September 30, 2006

Holy Monastery of the Prophet Elias
Jurisdiction ROCOR ANZ
Type Male Monastery
Founded 1995
Superior Hieromonk Benjamin (Forbes)
Approx. size One
Location Monarto South, South Australia
Liturgical language(s) English
Music used Russian Chant
Calendar Julian
Feastdays celebrated 20 Jul/2 Aug
Official website Mission Website


The Monastery of the Prophet Elias is a monastic community for men under the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand, ROCOR. The monastery is located in Monarto South, South Australia, and was established by Hieromonk Benjamin (Forbes), who remains the superior.

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Current Events

In March 2006, Hieromonk Benjamin visited the Archimandrite Daniel, the head of the ROCOR Mission in Indonesia.

In May 2006, Fr Benjamin presented at workshop on Icons and Iconography at the Mount Gambier Regional Art Gallery.

Articles by the Priestmonk

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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
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Female: St Anna (Antiochian) | Nativity Skete (Serbian)
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