Protection of the Theotokos Monastery (Weaverville, North Carolina)

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name=Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos Monastery|
 
name=Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos Monastery|
jurisdiction=[[Orthodox Church in America|OCA]] Primatial|
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jurisdiction=Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Primatial|
 
type=Male Monastery|
 
type=Male Monastery|
 
founded=1982|
 
founded=1982|
superior=Archimandrite [[Gregory (Wendt)]]|
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superior=Archimandrite Gregory (Wendt)|
 
size=6 monks|
 
size=6 monks|
 
hq=Weaverville, North Carolina|
 
hq=Weaverville, North Carolina|
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website=[http://www.orthodoxmonastery.com/ Official website]
 
website=[http://www.orthodoxmonastery.com/ Official website]
 
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'''Protection of the Theotokos Monastery''' is a [[monastic]] community for men under the [[omophorion]] of the Primate of the [[Orthodox Church in America]], presently [[Metropolitan]] [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman]] of Washington and New York. It is located in the rural mountains of Weaverville in western North Carolina.
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'''Protection of the Theotokos Monastery''' is a [[monastic]] community for men under the [[omophorion]] of the Primate of the [[Orthodox Church in America]], presently [[Metropolitan]] [[Jonah (Paffhausen) of Washington and New York|Jonah]] of Washington and New York. It is located in the rural mountains of Weaverville in western North Carolina.
  
 
The community was founded in 1982 in Miami, Florida, and was received into the Orthodox Church in America in October 2003.  Currently, the community has two [[hieromonk]]s (including the [[abbot]]), one [[hierodeacon]], two [[monk]]s and one [[novice]] in residence.
 
The community was founded in 1982 in Miami, Florida, and was received into the Orthodox Church in America in October 2003.  Currently, the community has two [[hieromonk]]s (including the [[abbot]]), one [[hierodeacon]], two [[monk]]s and one [[novice]] in residence.
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==External link==
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In February 2012, the [[Orthodox Church in America]] announced the transfer of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos Monastery, Weaverville, N. C. from the omophorion of Metropolitan Jonah and the Orthodox Church in America to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, effective [[October 25]], 2011.
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==Source==
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*[http://oca.org/PDF/NEWS/2012/2012-0327-clergy-stats-jan-feb.pdf    The Orthodox Church in America,  Pastoral Changes, Official No. 535 • February 2012]
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==External links==
 
*[http://www.orthodoxmonastery.com/ Official Website]
 
*[http://www.orthodoxmonastery.com/ Official Website]
*[http://http://pokrov.org/display.asp?ds=Group&id=12/ Monastery Background]
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*[http://www.pokrov.org/display.asp?ds=Group&id=12 Unofficial Monastery Background]
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*[http://www.amazon.com/Murder-Holy-Cross-Berkley-Crime/dp/0425217922/ref=pd_bbs_sr_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1197161829&sr=8-3 Murder at Holy Cross by Peter Davidson - Amazon book listing]
  
 
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Revision as of 14:34, November 7, 2012

Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos Monastery
Jurisdiction Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Primatial
Type Male Monastery
Founded 1982
Superior Archimandrite Gregory (Wendt)
Approx. size 6 monks
Location Weaverville, North Carolina
Liturgical language(s) English
Music used Russian Chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Feastdays celebrated 2 Feb
Official website Official website

Protection of the Theotokos Monastery is a monastic community for men under the omophorion of the Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, presently Metropolitan Jonah of Washington and New York. It is located in the rural mountains of Weaverville in western North Carolina.

The community was founded in 1982 in Miami, Florida, and was received into the Orthodox Church in America in October 2003. Currently, the community has two hieromonks (including the abbot), one hierodeacon, two monks and one novice in residence.

The community consists of men living the monastic tradition of a Christ-centered prayer life.

In February 2012, the Orthodox Church in America announced the transfer of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos Monastery, Weaverville, N. C. from the omophorion of Metropolitan Jonah and the Orthodox Church in America to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, effective October 25, 2011.

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