added details about leaving ROCOR
name=Christ the Savior Monastery or Christminster|
None (noncanonical), [[Stavropegial]]|
hq=Niagara Falls, New York|
'''Christminster''' or '''Christ the Savior Monastery''' was a [[Western Rite]] [[monastery]] of the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]] (ROCOR), established in Rhode Island in 1993 with the blessing of [[Archbishop]] [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York|Hilarion]], then [[Bishop]] of Manhattan, who authorized Dom [[James M. Deschene]] (formerly the [[prior]] of the [[Monastery of the Assumption of Our Lady of Mount Royal (Jacksonville, Florida)|Monastery of Our Lady of Mount Royal]]) to continue the Western Rite mission of Mount Royal under the title of ''Christ the Saviour Monastery'' or ''Christminster''. It was located in Niagara Falls, NY
, before it left ROCOR and became an independent entity. It is not in communion with any canonical Orthodox body.
== History ==
In 1993, upon the retirement of Abbot Augustine, Christminster was founded in Rhode Island with the blessing of Bishop Hilarion to carry on the work of Western Rite Orthodoxy in the ROCOR Synod.