Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery (Williston, Florida)

From OrthodoxWiki
(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
m (confirmed with abbot that monastery was established in 1998 not 1999)
m (link)
 
(9 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 9: Line 9:
 
language=Greek|
 
language=Greek|
 
music=[[Byzantine chant]]|
 
music=[[Byzantine chant]]|
calendar=[[Gregorian calendar]]|
+
calendar=[[Revised Julian Calendar|Revised Julian]]|
 
feasts=[[July 2]], [[December 5]], 5th Sunday in [[Great Lent|Lent]]|
 
feasts=[[July 2]], [[December 5]], 5th Sunday in [[Great Lent|Lent]]|
 
website=[http://www.panagiavlahernon.org/ PanagiaVlahernon.org]
 
website=[http://www.panagiavlahernon.org/ PanagiaVlahernon.org]
Line 15: Line 15:
 
'''Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery''' is a [[monastic]] community for men in the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]]. It is located in Williston, Florida.
 
'''Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery''' is a [[monastic]] community for men in the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America]]. It is located in Williston, Florida.
  
The community was founded in 1998 by [[Elder Ephrem|Elder Ephraim]] of Philotheou with the blessing of His Eminence [[Metropolitan]] [[Alexios (Panagiotopoulos) of Atlanta|Alexios]] of Atlanta.  The original [[monk]]s came from [[St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (Florence, Arizona)|St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery]] in Arizona, as well as the holy [[Philotheou Monastery (Athos)|Monastery of Philotheou]] on [[Mount Athos]].
+
[[Image:PV-Church.jpg|thumb|left|Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery]]The community was founded in 1998 by [[Elder Ephrem|Elder Ephraim]] of Philotheou with the blessing of His Eminence [[Metropolitan]] [[Alexios (Panagiotopoulos) of Atlanta|Alexios]] of Atlanta.  The original [[monk]]s came from [[St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (Florence, Arizona)|St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery]] in Arizona, as well as the holy [[Philotheou Monastery (Athos)|Monastery of Philotheou]] on [[Mount Athos]].
  
 
The [[monastery]] lies on a beautiful property with rolling hills, in an area of Florida known for its Spanish moss covered live-oak trees, horse farms, and horse-training facilities.  The property was originally a sugar plantation.
 
The [[monastery]] lies on a beautiful property with rolling hills, in an area of Florida known for its Spanish moss covered live-oak trees, horse farms, and horse-training facilities.  The property was originally a sugar plantation.
  
The monks support themselves by making beeswax candles as well as maintaining a bookstore and giftshop. The monastery is dedicated to the [[Theotokos]] and is named after the famous historical [[church]] of the Panagia of Blachernae in Constantinople.   
+
The monks support themselves by making beeswax candles as well as maintaining a bookstore and giftshop. The monastery is dedicated to the [[Theotokos]] and is named after the famous historical [[church]] of the [[Church of the Virgin of Blachernae (Istanbul)|Panagia of Blachernae]] in Constantinople.   
  
 
The monastery celebrates its major feast day on [[July 2]], the feast of the Deposition of the Sacred Robe of the [[Theotokos]] at Vlahernes. In addition, twice a year it celebrates the feast day of St. [[Sava the New|Sava the New of Kalymnos]] ([[December 5]] and 5th Sunday of [[Great Lent]]).  All services are in Greek and follow the Athonite [[typicon]].
 
The monastery celebrates its major feast day on [[July 2]], the feast of the Deposition of the Sacred Robe of the [[Theotokos]] at Vlahernes. In addition, twice a year it celebrates the feast day of St. [[Sava the New|Sava the New of Kalymnos]] ([[December 5]] and 5th Sunday of [[Great Lent]]).  All services are in Greek and follow the Athonite [[typicon]].
Line 27: Line 27:
 
*[http://www.patriarchate.org/ecumenical_patriarchate/chapter_4/html/blachernae.html The Church of Panagia of Blachernae]
 
*[http://www.patriarchate.org/ecumenical_patriarchate/chapter_4/html/blachernae.html The Church of Panagia of Blachernae]
 
*[http://www.goarch.org/en/archdiocese/yearbook/corrections/2005-06-YBCorrections.pdf 2005-06 Yearbook Corrections] for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America yearbook (PDF, p. 3 of 6)
 
*[http://www.goarch.org/en/archdiocese/yearbook/corrections/2005-06-YBCorrections.pdf 2005-06 Yearbook Corrections] for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America yearbook (PDF, p. 3 of 6)
*[http://omna.malf.net/vlahern.htm Orthodox Monasteries of North America listing]
+
*[http://omna.malf.net/vlahern.htm Orthodox Monasteries of North America listing]
  
 
[[Category:American Monasteries]]
 
[[Category:American Monasteries]]
 
[[Category:Greek Monasteries]]
 
[[Category:Greek Monasteries]]
 
[[Category:Monasteries]]
 
[[Category:Monasteries]]

Latest revision as of 18:56, December 7, 2012

Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery
Jurisdiction Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Type Male Monastery
Founded 1998
Superior Monk Modestos
Approx. size 5 monks
Location Williston, Florida
Liturgical language(s) Greek
Music used Byzantine chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Feastdays celebrated July 2, December 5, 5th Sunday in Lent
Official website PanagiaVlahernon.org

Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery is a monastic community for men in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. It is located in Williston, Florida.

Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery
The community was founded in 1998 by Elder Ephraim of Philotheou with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta. The original monks came from St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery in Arizona, as well as the holy Monastery of Philotheou on Mount Athos.

The monastery lies on a beautiful property with rolling hills, in an area of Florida known for its Spanish moss covered live-oak trees, horse farms, and horse-training facilities. The property was originally a sugar plantation.

The monks support themselves by making beeswax candles as well as maintaining a bookstore and giftshop. The monastery is dedicated to the Theotokos and is named after the famous historical church of the Panagia of Blachernae in Constantinople.

The monastery celebrates its major feast day on July 2, the feast of the Deposition of the Sacred Robe of the Theotokos at Vlahernes. In addition, twice a year it celebrates the feast day of St. Sava the New of Kalymnos (December 5 and 5th Sunday of Great Lent). All services are in Greek and follow the Athonite typicon.

External links

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox