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name=Holy Monastery of the Prophet Elias|
jurisdiction=[[Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)|ROCOR ANZ]]|
type=Male Monastery|
superior=Hieromonk [[Benjamin (Forbes)|Benjamin]]|
hq=Monarto South, South Australia|
music=Russian Chant|
calendar=[[Julian Calendar|Julian]]|
feasts=[[July 20|20 Jul/2 Aug]]|
website=''not applicable''|
The '''Monastery of the Prophet Elias''' is a [[monasticism|monastic]] community for [[monk|men]] under the [[Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)|Diocese of Australia and New Zealand]], [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia|ROCOR]].  The monastery is located in Monarto South, South Australia, and was established under the [[omophorion]] of His Grace [[Archbishop]] [[Alypy (Gamanovich) of Chicago and Detroit|Alypy]] by Hieromonk [[Benjamin]], who remains the [[superior]]. 
*1995: Monastery founded in ROCOR.
*~1998-~2003: Fr Benjamin was a priest of the [[Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand, and All Oceania|Antiochian Archdiocese]]
*~2004: Fr Benjamin returned to ROCOR.
==Current Events==
In March 2006, Fr Benjamin visited the Archimandrite [[Daniel (Bambang dwi Byantoro)|Daniel]], the head of the ROCOR Mission in [[Gareja Orthodox Indonesia|Indonesia]].
In May 2006, Fr Benjamin presented at workshop on Icons and Iconography at the Mount Gambier Regional Art Gallery.
==Articles by the Priestmonk==
*[http://www.stnicholas.org.au/Articles/Intercess.htm Intercessions and the Liturgy] (in Orthodox Contact, September 1998).
==External links==
*[http://www.rocor.org.au/directory Parish directory] of ROCOR Diocese of Australia and New Zealand.
*[http://users.bigpond.net.au/gharvey/youth/oct-dec_2001.htm#monastery The Orthodox Monastery in South Australia] - This article originally appeared in Orthodox Contact and written by S.A.
*[http://www.stnicholas.org.au/Contact/April2002.htm Orthodox Contact of April 2002] mentions Fr Benjamin making a presentation on monasticism.
[[Category:Orthodoxy in Australia]]
[[Category:Australian Monasteries|Prophet Elias]]
[[Category:ROCOR Monasteries|Prophet Elias]]
[[Category:Monasteries|Prophet Elias]]

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