Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple Skete (Hayesville, Ohio)

From OrthodoxWiki
Revision as of 00:01, May 20, 2007 by Ckostyn (talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search
The first Divine Liturgy at the Skete
Left to Right: Gerondissa Theadelphi, Hieromonk Ambrose (chaplain), Metropolitan Maximos of Pittsburgh, and Hieromonk Michael of St. Gregory Palamas Monastery

The Entrance of the Mother of God Into the Temple Skete is a monastic community for women and an independent hesychastarion in the Diocese of Pittsburgh of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, located near Hayesville, Ohio. It was established in 2004 by His Eminence Metropolitan Maximos of Pittsburgh. It has a close relationship with St. Gregory Palamas Monastery, which is only about two miles away and supplies its chaplain for divine services when needed.