Monastery of St. Silouan (Boscobel, Wisconsin)

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{{monastery|
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name=Convent of St. Silouan|
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jurisdiction=[[Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia|Bulgarian]]|
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type=Female Monastery|
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founded=1991|
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superior=''unknown''|
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size=2 nuns|
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hq=Boscobel, Wisconsin|
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language=English|
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music=[[Russian Chant]]|
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calendar=[[Revised Julian Calendar|Revised Julian]]|
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feasts=[[September 24|Sep 11/24]]|
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website=[http://www.skete.com/ Official website]
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}}
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'''Convent of St. Silouan''' is a [[monastic]] community for women in the [[Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia]], located in Boscobel, Wisconsin on the same property as [[St. Isaac of Syria Skete (Boscobel, Wisconsin)|St. Isaac of Syria Skete]].
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The community was founded in August 1991<!--under the auspices of His Respect Archtitle [[Firstname (Surname) of City|Firstname]], Archbishop of Someplace-->, and became a sister [[monastery]] to the St. Isaac of Syria Skete.  Presently the sisterhood is located at the Mission, but are looking to obtain their own property.
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The community consists of women living the monastic tradition of a Christ-centered prayer life for the monastic members. The community works at St. Isaac's Bookstore, the mission, the school and the library.
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<!--==Daily Life==
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5am - Matins and First Hour.
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:Breakfast, chores, quiet time.
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9am - Third Hour.
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:House meeting, work time.
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Noon - Sixth Hour.
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:Lunch, work, personal time.
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3pm - Ninth Hour.
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:Work time.
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5pm - Vespers.
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:Supper.
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7pm - Compline.
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:Quiet time.-->
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==Timeline==
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*1986 Jun - Fr Simeon goes on a retreat to Boscobel, erecting a chapel.  People from the surrounding community join him in worship.
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*1987 Apr - [[St. Isaac of Syria Skete (Boscobel, Wisconsin)|St. Isaac of Syria Skete]] founded; St. Nicholas Orthodox Mission Church founded.
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*1991 Aug - Monastery of St. Silouan founded near the St. Isaac of Syria Skete.
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*1994 Sep - St. Isaac's Orthodox School founded.
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==External links==
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*[http://www.skete.com/ Website of Monastery]
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[[Category:American Monasteries]]
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[[Category:Monasteries]]
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[[Category:OCA Monasteries]]

Revision as of 05:55, June 10, 2008

Convent of St. Silouan
Jurisdiction Bulgarian
Type Female Monastery
Founded 1991
Superior unknown
Approx. size 2 nuns
Location Boscobel, Wisconsin
Liturgical language(s) English
Music used Russian Chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Feastdays celebrated Sep 11/24
Official website Official website

Convent of St. Silouan is a monastic community for women in the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia, located in Boscobel, Wisconsin on the same property as St. Isaac of Syria Skete.

The community was founded in August 1991, and became a sister monastery to the St. Isaac of Syria Skete. Presently the sisterhood is located at the Mission, but are looking to obtain their own property.

The community consists of women living the monastic tradition of a Christ-centered prayer life for the monastic members. The community works at St. Isaac's Bookstore, the mission, the school and the library.

Timeline

  • 1986 Jun - Fr Simeon goes on a retreat to Boscobel, erecting a chapel. People from the surrounding community join him in worship.
  • 1987 Apr - St. Isaac of Syria Skete founded; St. Nicholas Orthodox Mission Church founded.
  • 1991 Aug - Monastery of St. Silouan founded near the St. Isaac of Syria Skete.
  • 1994 Sep - St. Isaac's Orthodox School founded.

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