name=Holy Monastery of Gregoriou |
founded=14th Century by St. Gregory the Younger|
feasts=[[December 6|Nicholas of Myra]]|
The '''Gregoriou Monastery''' is situated on the southwest side of the Athos Peninsula in northern Greece, between the monasteries of Dionysiou and Simonopetra. Gregoriou originally was dedicated to the [[Nicholas of Myra|St. Nicholas]] but later was renamed in honor of its founder, Gregory. It is ranked seventeenth in the hierarchical order of the twenty monasteries located on the [[Mount Athos]] peninsula. Gregoriou is reputed to be one of the most well-organized and strict coenobitic monasteries on the Mount Athos peninsula.
*[http://www.hri.org/MPA/other/Agio_Oros/monasteries/grigoriou.html Gregoriou Monastery]
*[http://inathos.gr/athos/en/ Mount Athos]