Monastery of the Glorious Ascension (Resaca, Georgia)

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The Monastery of the Glorious Ascension is a cenobitic institution under the jurisdiction of the Patriarch of Jerusalem.
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{{monastery|
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name=Holy Monastery of the Glorious Ascension|
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jurisdiction=[[Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem in North and South America|Jerusalem]]|
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type=Male monastery|
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founded=1977|
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superior=[[Archimandrite]] Nazarios|
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size=2 [[monk]]s, 1 [[novice]]|
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hq=Resaca, Georgia|
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language=English, Arabic|
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music=[[Russian Chant]]|
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calendar=[[Julian Calendar]]|
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feasts=[[Ascension]]|
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website=[http://www.monastery.org/ Official site]
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}}
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The '''Monastery of the Glorious Ascension (Resaca, Georgia)''' is a [[cenobitic]] [[monastery]] under the [[Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem in North and South America]].
  
The Monastery, popularly known as ‘Ascension Monastery’, is located in Resaca, Georgia, about sixty miles northwest of Atlanta along I75. The Monastery was founded in 1966 and was received into the Orthodox Church in August 1977. In 2002, the Brotherhood was received into the Patriarchate of Jerusalem and made part of the Brotherhood of the Holy Sepulchre that is the Brotherhood from Saint Savvas’ Monastery in the Judean Desert that is responsible for maintaining and protecting the Holy Sepulchre and other Holy Sites and Shrines in the Holy Land.
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The monastery, popularly known as ''Ascension Monastery'', is located in Resaca, Georgia, about 60 miles northwest of Atlanta along I-75, near Dalton. The monastery was founded in 1966 and was received into the [[Orthodox Church in America]] in August 1977. In 1980, the Brotherhood moved from Mississippi to Resaca, Georgia. After 20 years in the OCA, the Brotherhood entered the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]] (ROCOR). 
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In 2003, after receiving a canonical release from Metropolitan Laurus of the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]] (ROCOR), the Ascension Monastery was received into the Patriarchate of Jerusalem from the [[ROCOR]] and made part of the [[Brotherhood of the Holy Sepulchre]], which is the Brotherhood from the Monastery of Mar Sabbas in the Judean Desert that is responsible for maintaining and protecting the [[Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Jerusalem)|Church of the Holy Sepulchre]] and other holy sites and shrines in the [[Holy Land]].
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On [[December 31]], 2005, Hieromonk Nazarios was elevated to the rank of archimandrite and was installed as superior of the monastery by His Eminence [[Archbishop]] [[Damaskinos Anastasios of Jaffa and Arimathea|Damaskinos of Jaffa]], Epitropos of the Holy Sepulcher<!-- sic ---> in America.
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Following the dissolution of the parishes of the Jerusalem Patriarchate in North America and the establishment of the [[Vicariate for Palestinian-Jordanian Communities in the USA]], the monastery was once again received into the [[ROCOR]] in October of 2010[http://picasaweb.google.com/104287538655252417112/BeingReceivedIntoROCOR#].
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The monastery is currently undergoing a period of retooling with the intention of it being a female monastery at some point in the near future.
  
The Monastery, also, supports the Saint Andry Rublev Guild that conducts iconography workshops at the Monastery.
 
  
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.monasteryproducts.org Web Site]
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*[http://www.monastery.org/ Monastery website]
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*[http://www.monasteryproducts.org/ Commercial site]
  
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Revision as of 09:48, November 13, 2012

Holy Monastery of the Glorious Ascension
Jurisdiction Jerusalem
Type Male monastery
Founded 1977
Superior Archimandrite Nazarios
Approx. size 2 monks, 1 novice
Location Resaca, Georgia
Liturgical language(s) English, Arabic
Music used Russian Chant
Calendar Julian Calendar
Feastdays celebrated Ascension
Official website Official site

The Monastery of the Glorious Ascension (Resaca, Georgia) is a cenobitic monastery under the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem in North and South America.

The monastery, popularly known as Ascension Monastery, is located in Resaca, Georgia, about 60 miles northwest of Atlanta along I-75, near Dalton. The monastery was founded in 1966 and was received into the Orthodox Church in America in August 1977. In 1980, the Brotherhood moved from Mississippi to Resaca, Georgia. After 20 years in the OCA, the Brotherhood entered the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR).

In 2003, after receiving a canonical release from Metropolitan Laurus of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR), the Ascension Monastery was received into the Patriarchate of Jerusalem from the ROCOR and made part of the Brotherhood of the Holy Sepulchre, which is the Brotherhood from the Monastery of Mar Sabbas in the Judean Desert that is responsible for maintaining and protecting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and other holy sites and shrines in the Holy Land.


On December 31, 2005, Hieromonk Nazarios was elevated to the rank of archimandrite and was installed as superior of the monastery by His Eminence Archbishop Damaskinos of Jaffa, Epitropos of the Holy Sepulcher in America.

Following the dissolution of the parishes of the Jerusalem Patriarchate in North America and the establishment of the Vicariate for Palestinian-Jordanian Communities in the USA, the monastery was once again received into the ROCOR in October of 2010[1].

The monastery is currently undergoing a period of retooling with the intention of it being a female monastery at some point in the near future.


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