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'''Ss. Mary and Martha Monastery''' is a [[monastic]] community for women in the [[Diocese of the South (OCA)|Diocese of the South]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]]. It is located in Wagener, South Carolina.
The community was founded in 1989 under the [[
omorphorion]] of His Eminence [[Dmitri (Royster) of Dallas|Dmitri]], [[Archbishop]] of Dallas and the South. The monastery has been located in Wagener, South Carolina, since June 1996 on a sixty-acre site about 30 miles southwest of Columbia, South Carolina.
The community consists of women living the monastic tradition of a Christ-centered prayer life for the monastic members. The community conducts numerous retreats and maintains a hermitage for those who need a few days of solitude, silence, and prayer.