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Monastery of Gorgoepikoos (Geelong, Victoria)

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[[Image:Geelong.jpg|thumb|right|Monastery of Panagia Gorgoepikoos - Geelong]]
[[Image:SeraphimSarov5h.jpg|thumb|St Seraphim Shrine (close up)]][[Image:SeraphimGeelong.jpg|thumb|St Seraphim's outdoor chapelShrine (far view)]]
The '''Holy Monastery of [[Panagia Gorgoepikoos]]''' ("She who is Quick to Hear") is a [[monasticism|monastic]] community for [[nun|women]] under the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]]. The monastery is located in Lovely Banks, Geelong, Victoria, and was established under the [[omophorion]] of His Eminence [[Archbishop]] [[Stylianos (Harkianakis) of Australia|Stylianos of Australia]] in May 1993 by [[Kallistheni (Zantis)|Mother Kallistheni]], who remains the [[abbess]]. Currently, the monastery has 4 nuns (Sisters Makrina, Nikodimi, and Natalia, and the abbess, Mother Kallistheni) and a novice, all of whom speak fluent English.

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