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The Monastery of St John the Baptist moved under the omophorion of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in 1959, becoming Patriarchal; later, the monastery would also be titled 'Stavropegic'.
 ==='''Repose of Elder Sophrony'''=== [[Image:Reposed_Elder_Sophrony.JPGjpg|thumb|Repose of Elder Sophrony,11th 11 July 1993]]===Repose of Elder Sophrony===
The monastery had been informed that the only way that it could bury people on its property was to build an underground crypt, which it proceeded to build, and to which Elder Sophrony said that he would not repose until the crypt was ready. Then, having been told of the expected completion date of 12 July, Elder Sophrony stated that he "would be ready". On the 11th, Elder Sophrony reposed; and on the 14th was his funeral and burial, attended by monastics from around the world. Mother Elizabeth, the eldest nun, reposed soon after on the 24th, according to Elder Sophrony's words that he would repose first, and she would repose soon after.
[[Image:Monastery_yard.JPG|thumb|Monastery Yard]]
 
==Cycle of services==
''Saturday'': 7:00am - Hours and Divine Liturgy
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