Monastery of Prophet Elias (Monarto, South Australia)

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type=Male Monastery|
 
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founded=1995|
 
founded=1995|
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hq=Monarto South, South Australia|
 
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language=English|
 
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feasts=[[July 20|20 Jul/2 Aug]]|
 
feasts=[[July 20|20 Jul/2 Aug]]|
website=[http://www.australianorthodox.org Mission Website]
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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]].  There are currently about two priestmonks in residence.
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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]] [[Alypy (Gramanovich) of Chicago|Alypy]] by Hieromonk [[Benjamin]], who remains the [[superior]].   
 
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Currently, the Monastery also has a leading role in running the [http://www.australianorthodox.org Holy Cross Australian Orthodox Mission] in Melbourne, each considering the other integral to itself.
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==History==
 
==History==
 
*1995: Monastery founded in ROCOR.
 
*1995: Monastery founded in ROCOR.
*~1998-~2003: Was in [[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand, and All Oceania|Antiochian Archdiocese]]
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*~1998-~2003: Fr Benjamin was a priest of the [[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand, and All Oceania|Antiochian Archdiocese]]
*~2004: Returned to ROCOR.
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*~2004: Fr Benjamin returned to ROCOR.
  
 
==Current Events==
 
==Current Events==
In December 2005, Archbishop Hilarion tonsured a nun, Rassophore Maria, at the Mission.
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In March 2006, Fr. Benjamin visited [[Archimandrite]] [[Daniel (Bambang Dwi) Byantoro|Daniel]], the head of the ROCOR Mission in [[Orthodoxy in Indonesia|Indonesia]].
 
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In March 2006, Hieromonk Benjamin visited the Archimandrite [[Daniel (Bambang dwi Byantoro)|Daniel]], the head of the ROCOR Mission in [[Gareja Orthodox Indonesia|Indonesia]].
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In May 2006, Fr Benjamin presented at workshop on Icons and Iconography at the Mount Gambier Regional Art Gallery.
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On 28-30 July 2006, Novice Constantine was tonsured a [[stavrophore]] [[monk]] 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 about the Mission==
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In May 2006, Fr. Benjamin presented at workshop on Icons and Iconography at the Mount Gambier Regional Art Gallery.
*[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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==Articles by the Priestmonk==
 
*[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).
  
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[[Category:Australian Monasteries|Prophet Elias]]
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[[Category:ROCOR Monasteries|Prophet Elias]]
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Revision as of 18:34, March 28, 2011

Holy Monastery of the Prophet Elias
Jurisdiction ROCOR ANZ
Type Male Monastery
Founded 1995
Superior Hieromonk Benjamin
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 not applicable


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 under the omophorion of His Grace Archbishop Alypy by Hieromonk Benjamin, who remains the superior.

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History

  • 1995: Monastery founded in ROCOR.
  • ~1998-~2003: Fr Benjamin was a priest of the Antiochian Archdiocese
  • ~2004: Fr Benjamin returned to ROCOR.

Current Events

In March 2006, Fr. Benjamin visited 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

External links

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
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Female: Gorgoepikoos | Holy Cross
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Female: Our Lady of Kazan | Presentation
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