Mount Royal

From OrthodoxWiki
(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(this is not the proper name of the monastery nor does it follow the proper format, turned this into a redirect page)
 
(4 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Dormition of Our Loady of Mount Royal''' is a [[Western Rite]] [[stavropegial]] [[monastery]] of the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]] (ROCOR). It is currently located in Jacksonville, Florida.
+
#REDIRECT [[Monastery of the Assumption of Our Lady of Mount Royal (Jacksonville, Florida)]]
 
+
== History ==
+
Founded in 1910 as an Old Catholic monastery, Mount Royal's mission and work continued under [[Old Catholic]] auspices until 1962. In that year the community was received into the patriarchal Russian Orthodox Church by its American [[exarch]], Bishop [[Dositheus (Ivanchenko) of Brooklyn|Dositheus (Ivanchenko) of New York]]. For several years, the [[monk]]s of Mount Royal staffed a Western Rite chapel in the Russian Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Manhattan, later moving to Woodstock, New York. Bishop Dositheus' successor, Archbishop [[John (Wendland) of New York and the Aleutians|John (Wendland)]], blessed and confirmed the Western Rite observance and mission of Mount Royal and the leadership of its [[abbot]], Dom [[Augustine Whitfield]].
+
 
+
In 1975, under Abbot Augustine, the monastery was received into the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia by Archbishop [[Nikon (Rklitski) of Florida|Nikon (Rklitzsky)]], who again authorized and blessed its mission and observances.
+
 
+
In 2010, Abbot Augustine reposed and was succeeded by Abbot David (Pierce).
+
 
+
==External links==
+
* [http://orthodoxwesternrite.wordpress.com/mount-royal-monastery] Unofficial site
+
 
+
[[Category:Monasteries]]
+
[[Category:ROCOR Monasteries]]
+
[[Category:Canadian Monasteries]]
+
[[Category:Western Rite]]
+

Latest revision as of 15:06, March 13, 2013

  1. REDIRECT Monastery of the Assumption of Our Lady of Mount Royal (Jacksonville, Florida)
Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox