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*[[St. Paul Skete (Grand Junction, Tennessee)|St. Paul Skete]], Grand Junction, Tennessee.  Female skete.  [[Superior]]: Mother Nektaria.
 
*[[St. Paul Skete (Grand Junction, Tennessee)|St. Paul Skete]], Grand Junction, Tennessee.  Female skete.  [[Superior]]: Mother Nektaria.
 
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==Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia==
 
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*[[St. Sabbas the Sanctified Monastery (Harper Woods, Michigan)|St. Sabbas the Sanctified Monastery]], Harper Woods, Michigan.  Abbot [[Pachomy (Bellkoff)]]. [http://www.stsabbas.org/] [http://omna.malf.net/sabbas.html]
 
  
 
==Ecumenical Patriarchate Institutions in America==
 
==Ecumenical Patriarchate Institutions in America==
 
===Male===
 
===Male===
*[[Patriarchal Monastery of St. Irene Chrysovalantou (Astoria, New York)|Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegial Monastery of St. Irene Chrysovalantou]], Astoria, New York. [http://www.stirene.org]. Metropolitan Paisios.
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*[[Patriarchal Monastery of St. Irene Chrysovalantou (Astoria, New York)|Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegial Monastery of St. Irene Chrysovalantou]], Astoria, New York. [http://www.stirene.org]. Abbot: Archimandrite Ierotheos (Zacharis).
*[[Holy Theotokos Monastery (North Fort Myers, Florida)|Holy Theotokos Monastery]], North Fort Myers, Florida.  Archimandrite John.
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==Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America==
 
==Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America==
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*[[St. Gregory Palamas Monastery (Hayesville, Ohio)|St. Gregory Palamas Monastery]], Hayesville, Ohio. Abbot, Metr. [[Maximos (Aghiorgoussis) of Pittsburgh|Maximos]]. Superior: Archimandrite Joseph ).
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*[[St. Gregory Palamas Monastery (Hayesville, Ohio)|St. Gregory Palamas Monastery]], Hayesville, Ohio. Abbot, Metr. [[Maximos (Aghiorgoussis) of Pittsburgh|Maximos]]. Superior: Archimandrite Joseph.
*[[St. Theodore House (Galion, Ohio)|St. Theodore House]], Galion, Ohio. Spiritual Father: Metr. [[Maximos (Aghiorgoussis) of Pittsburgh|Maximos]].  Superior: Archimandrite Nicholas  Closed on [[October 31]], 2012.[http://sttheodoremonks.oh.goarch.org/]
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*[[St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (Florence, Arizona)|St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Florence, Arizona.  Abbot: Archimandrite Paisios.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]].
*[[St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (Florence, Arizona)|St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Florence, Arizona.  Abbot: Archimandrite Paisios.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]].
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*[[Holy Archangels Greek Orthodox Monastery (Kendalia, Texas)|Holy Archangels Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Kendalia, Texas.  Archimandrite Dositheos.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[Holy Archangels Greek Orthodox Monastery (Kendalia, Texas)|Holy Archangels Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Kendalia, Texas.  Archimandrite Dositheos.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery (Williston, Florida)|Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Williston, Florida.  Monk Modestos.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery (Williston, Florida)|Panagia Vlahernon Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Williston, Florida.  Monk Modestos.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[Holy Trinity Monastery Greek Orthodox Monastery (Smith Creek, Michigan)|Holy Trinity Monastery Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Smith Creek, Michigan.  Hieromonk Joseph.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[Holy Trinity Monastery Greek Orthodox Monastery (Smith Creek, Michigan)|Holy Trinity Monastery Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Smith Creek, Michigan.  Hieromonk Joseph.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[Panagia Pammakaristou Greek Orthodox Monastery (Lawsonville, North Carolina)|Panagia Pammakaristou Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Lawsonville, North Carolina.  Hieromonk Nektarios.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[Panagia Pammakaristou Greek Orthodox Monastery (Lawsonville, North Carolina)|Panagia Pammakaristou Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Lawsonville, North Carolina.  Hieromonk Nektarios.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Monastery (Roscoe, New York)|St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Roscoe, New York.  Hieromonk Joseph.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Monastery (Roscoe, New York)|St. Nektarios Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Roscoe, New York.  Hieromonk Joseph.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery (Harvard, Illinois)|Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Harvard, Illinois.  Archimandrite Akakios.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery (Harvard, Illinois)|Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Harvard, Illinois.  Archimandrite Akakios.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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===Female===
 
===Female===
*[[Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple Skete (Hayesville, Ohio)|Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple Skete]], Hayesville, Ohio.  Abbess Theadelphi.  Spiritual Father: Hmk Ambrose]
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*[[Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple Skete (Hayesville, Ohio)|Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple Skete]], Hayesville, Ohio.  Abbess Theadelphi.  Spiritual Father: Hmk Ambrose.
*[[Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery (Saxonburg, Pennsylvania)|Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Saxonburg, Pennsylvania.  Abbess Theophano.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery (Saxonburg, Pennsylvania)|Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Saxonburg, Pennsylvania.  Abbess Theophano.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Monastery (Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin)|St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.  [http://www.hellenicheartbeat.com/monastery/] Abbess Melanie.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Monastery (Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin)|St. John Chrysostom Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin.  [http://www.hellenicheartbeat.com/monastery/] Abbess Melanie.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[Holy Protection Greek Orthodox Monastery (Weatherly, Philadelphia)|Holy Protection Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Weatherly, Pennsylvania.  Abbess Olympiada.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[Holy Protection Greek Orthodox Monastery (Weatherly, Philadelphia)|Holy Protection Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Weatherly, Pennsylvania.  Abbess Olympiada.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[The Living Spring Greek Orthodox Monastery (Dunlap, California)|The Living Spring Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Dunlap, California.  Abbess Markella.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[The Living Spring Greek Orthodox Monastery (Dunlap, California)|The Living Spring Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Dunlap, California.  Abbess Markella.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[St. John the Forerunner Greek Orthodox Monastery (Goldendale, Washington|St. John the Forerunner Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Goldendale, Washington.  [http://www.stjohnmonastery.org/] Abbess Efpraxia.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[St. John the Forerunner Greek Orthodox Monastery (Goldendale, Washington|St. John the Forerunner Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Goldendale, Washington.  [http://www.stjohnmonastery.org/] Abbess Efpraxia.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[Holy Annunciation Greek Orthodox Monastery (Reddick, Florida)|Holy Annunciation Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Reddick, Florida. [http://www.holyannunciation.org/]  Abbess Agapia.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[Holy Annunciation Greek Orthodox Monastery (Reddick, Florida)|Holy Annunciation Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Reddick, Florida. [http://www.holyannunciation.org/]  Abbess Agapia.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[Panagia Prousiotissa Greek Orthodox Monastery (Troy, North Carolina)|Panagia Prousiotissa Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Troy, North Carolina.  [http://www.panagiaprousiotissa.org/] Abbess Agne.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[Panagia Prousiotissa Greek Orthodox Monastery (Troy, North Carolina)|Panagia Prousiotissa Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Troy, North Carolina.  [http://www.panagiaprousiotissa.org/] Abbess Agne.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
*[[St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery (Washington, Texas)|St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Washington, Texas.  [http://www.saintparaskevi.org/] Abbess Paraskevi.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephrem]]
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*[[St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery (Washington, Texas)|St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Monastery]], Washington, Texas.  [http://www.saintparaskevi.org/] Abbess Paraskevi.  Spiritual Father: Elder [[Ephrem of Philotheou|Ephraim]]
  
 
==Orthodox Church in America==
 
==Orthodox Church in America==
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*[[Holy Ascension Romanian Orthodox Monastery (Detroit, Michigan)|The Ascension of Our Lord Monastery]], Detroit, Michigan.  Superior: Archimandrite Mihail.
 
*[[Holy Ascension Romanian Orthodox Monastery (Detroit, Michigan)|The Ascension of Our Lord Monastery]], Detroit, Michigan.  Superior: Archimandrite Mihail.
 
*[[St. Michael Skete (Canones, New Mexico)|St. Michael Skete]], Canones, New Mexico.  Monk Siloan.
 
*[[St. Michael Skete (Canones, New Mexico)|St. Michael Skete]], Canones, New Mexico.  Monk Siloan.
*[[St. John of Shanghai Monastery (Point Reyes Station, California)|St. John of Shanghai Monastery]], Manton, California.  Archimandrite [[Meletios (Webber)]].
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*[[St. John of Shanghai Monastery (Point Reyes Station, California)|St. John of Shanghai Monastery]], Manton, California.  Superior: Hieromonk Innocent (Green).
 
*[[Protection of the Theotokos Monastery (Weaverville, North Carolina)|Protection of the Theotokos Monastery]], Weaverville, North Carolina.  Archimandrite [[Gregory (Wendt)]].
 
*[[Protection of the Theotokos Monastery (Weaverville, North Carolina)|Protection of the Theotokos Monastery]], Weaverville, North Carolina.  Archimandrite [[Gregory (Wendt)]].
 
*[[Holy Cross Monastery (Castro Valley, California)|Holy Cross Monastery]], Castro Valley, California.  Archimandrite Theodor (Micka). [http://www.holycrossmonastery.org]
 
*[[Holy Cross Monastery (Castro Valley, California)|Holy Cross Monastery]], Castro Valley, California.  Archimandrite Theodor (Micka). [http://www.holycrossmonastery.org]
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===Male===
 
===Male===
 
*[[Holy Trinity Monastery (Jordanville, New York)|Holy Trinity Stavropegial Monastery]], Jordanville, New York. Superior: Archimandrite [[Luke (Murianka)]] [http://www.jordanville.org/]
 
*[[Holy Trinity Monastery (Jordanville, New York)|Holy Trinity Stavropegial Monastery]], Jordanville, New York. Superior: Archimandrite [[Luke (Murianka)]] [http://www.jordanville.org/]
*[[Holy Cross Skete (Wayne, West Virginia)|Holy Cross Monastery]], Wayne, West Virginia.  Superior: Bishop [[George (Schaefer) of Mayfield]]. [http://www.holycross-hermitage.com/]
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*[[Hermitage of the Holy Cross (Wayne, West Virginia)|Holy Cross Monastery]], Wayne, West Virginia.  Superior: Bishop [[George (Schaefer) of Mayfield]]. [http://www.holycross-hermitage.com/]
 
*[[All-Merciful Saviour Monastery (Vashon Island, Washington)|All-Merciful Saviour Monastery]], Vashon Island, Washington.  Superior: Igumen Tryphon. [http://vashonmonks.com/vashon.htm]
 
*[[All-Merciful Saviour Monastery (Vashon Island, Washington)|All-Merciful Saviour Monastery]], Vashon Island, Washington.  Superior: Igumen Tryphon. [http://vashonmonks.com/vashon.htm]
 
*[[New Kursk-Root Hermitage (Mahopac, New York)|New Kursk-Root Stavropegial Hermitage]], Mahopac, New York. Superior: Metropolitan [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York]] [http://www.ourladyofkursk.org/]
 
*[[New Kursk-Root Hermitage (Mahopac, New York)|New Kursk-Root Stavropegial Hermitage]], Mahopac, New York. Superior: Metropolitan [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York]] [http://www.ourladyofkursk.org/]
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*[[Monastery of the Glorious Ascension (Resaca, Georgia)|Monastery of the Glorious Ascension]], Resaca, Georgia. Administrator: Archpriest Steven Ritter. [http://www.monastery.org]
 
*[[Monastery of the Glorious Ascension (Resaca, Georgia)|Monastery of the Glorious Ascension]], Resaca, Georgia. Administrator: Archpriest Steven Ritter. [http://www.monastery.org]
 
*[[Brotherhood of the Holy Cross (East Setauket, New York)|Brotherhood of the Holy Cross]], East Setauket, New York. Superior: Archimandrite Maximos (Weimar). [http://holycrossmonasterysetauket.blogspot.com]
 
*[[Brotherhood of the Holy Cross (East Setauket, New York)|Brotherhood of the Holy Cross]], East Setauket, New York. Superior: Archimandrite Maximos (Weimar). [http://holycrossmonasterysetauket.blogspot.com]
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*http://www.saintnicholasmonastery.org/ St. Nicholas Monastery, North Fort Myers, Florida.
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*[[St. Sabbas the Sanctified Monastery (Harper Woods, Michigan)|St. Sabbas the Sanctified Monastery]], Harper Woods, Michigan.  Abbot [[Pachomy (Bellkoff)]]. [http://www.stsabbas.org/]
  
 
===Female===
 
===Female===
*[[Holy Dormition Convent (Nanuet, New York)|Holy Dormition Stavropegial Convent]] "Novo-Diveevo". Nanuet, New York.  Superior: Abbess Irina. [http://www.travelingtreby.org/novo-diveyevo/]
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*[[Holy Dormition Convent (Nanuet, New York)|Holy Dormition Stavropegial Convent]] "Novo-Diveevo". Nanuet, New York.  Superior: Abbess Irene (Alexeev). [http://www.travelingtreby.org/novo-diveyevo/]
 
*[[St. Elizabeth the New Martyr Convent (Mohawk, New York)|St. Elizabeth the New Martyr Convent]], Mohawk, New York.  Superior: Abbess Elisabeth (Czwikla) [http://www.saintelizabethskete.org/]
 
*[[St. Elizabeth the New Martyr Convent (Mohawk, New York)|St. Elizabeth the New Martyr Convent]], Mohawk, New York.  Superior: Abbess Elisabeth (Czwikla) [http://www.saintelizabethskete.org/]
 
*[[Monastery of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary (Wayne, West Virginia|Convent of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary]], Wayne, West Virginia. Superior: Nun Theodora.
 
*[[Monastery of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary (Wayne, West Virginia|Convent of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary]], Wayne, West Virginia. Superior: Nun Theodora.
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*[[Most Holy Mother of God Monastery (Shadeland, Pennsylvania)|Most Holy Mother of God Monastery]], Shadeland, Pennsylvania.
 
*[[Most Holy Mother of God Monastery (Shadeland, Pennsylvania)|Most Holy Mother of God Monastery]], Shadeland, Pennsylvania.
 
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===Male===
*[[St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood|St. Herman of Alaska Monastery]], Platina, California.  Abbot Gerasim.
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*[[St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood|St. Herman of Alaska Monastery]], Platina, California.  Abbot Damascene.
 
:*[[Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Skete (Ouzinkie, Alaska)|St. Archangel Michael Orthodox Skete]], Ouzinkie, Alaska.  Associated with St. Herman of Alaska Monastery.
 
:*[[Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Skete (Ouzinkie, Alaska)|St. Archangel Michael Orthodox Skete]], Ouzinkie, Alaska.  Associated with St. Herman of Alaska Monastery.
 
*[[St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery (Libertyville, Illinois)|St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery]], Libertyville, Illinois.
 
*[[St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery (Libertyville, Illinois)|St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery]], Libertyville, Illinois.
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===Female===
*[[St. Xenia Serbian Orthodox Skete (Wildwood, California)|St. Xenia Serbian Orthodox Skete]], Wildwood, California.  Sister monastery of St. Herman of Alaska.
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*[[St. Xenia Serbian Orthodox Skete (Wildwood, California)|St. Xenia Serbian Orthodox Skete]], Wildwood, California.  Mother Dorothea, Abbess.
 
**[[St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Skete (Ouzinkie, Alaska)|St. St. Nilus Serbian Orthodox Skete]], Ouzinkie, Alaska.  Associated with St. Herman of Alaska Monastery.
 
**[[St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Skete (Ouzinkie, Alaska)|St. St. Nilus Serbian Orthodox Skete]], Ouzinkie, Alaska.  Associated with St. Herman of Alaska Monastery.
 
*[[Monastery Marcha (Richfield, Ohio)|Monastery Marcha]], Richfield, Ohio.  Mother Anna.
 
*[[Monastery Marcha (Richfield, Ohio)|Monastery Marcha]], Richfield, Ohio.  Mother Anna.

Latest revision as of 20:17, January 18, 2016

The following is a list of monasteries and sketes, both male and female, in America.


Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America

Ecumenical Patriarchate Institutions in America

Male

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

This archdiocese has had a small number of formerly Athonite monks who were given a blessing to start monasteries. In recognition of this, any such spiritual father of a monastery will be listed.

Male

Female

Orthodox Church in America

Female

Male

Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America and Canada

Male

Female

Russian Orthodox Church in the USA

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia

Male

Female

Serbian Orthodox Church in the USA and Canada

Male

Female

Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the USA

Male

Coptic Orthodox Church in North America

The Coptic Orthodox Church is not currently in communion with the above jurisdictions. For more information, see Oriental Orthodox.

Male

  • St. Antony Coptic Orthodox Monastery, Los Angeles, California [19]
  • St. Mary and St. Moses Abbey, Corpus Christi, Texas [20]


See also