Protection of the Theotokos Monastery (Weaverville, North Carolina)

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'''Protection of the Theotokos Monastery''' is a [[monastic]] community for men under the direct jurisdiction of the Primate of the OCA, 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 [[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.
  
The community was founded in 1982, and were received into the Orthodox Church in America in October, 2003 under the direct jurisdiction of the primate of the Orthodox Church in America, His Beatitude Herman, Archbishop of Washington and New York, Metropolitan of All America and Canada, and currently has two priestmonks (including the abbot), one deaconmonk and two [[monk]]s in residence.
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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|hieromonks]] (including the [[abbot]]), one [[hierodeacon]] and two [[monk|monks]] in residence.
 
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Revision as of 06:52, January 24, 2006

Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos Monastery
Jurisdiction OCA Primatial
Type Male Monastery
Founded 1982
Superior Archimandrite Gregory (Wendt)
Approx. size 5 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 Herman 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 and two monks in residence.

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

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