Monastery of St. Silouan (Boscobel, Wisconsin)

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St. Silouan Orthodox Monastery is a monastic community for women in the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia, located in Boscobel, Wisconsin.

The community was founded in August 1991, and became a sister monastery to St. Isaac of Syria Skete. Presently the sisterhood is located at the Mission, but are looking to obtain their own property.

The community consists of women living the monastic tradition of a Christ-centered prayer life for the monastic members. The community works at St. Isaac's Bookstore, the mission, the school and the library.

St. Isaac of Syria Skete
Jurisdiction Bulgarian
Type Male Skete
Founded 1987
Superior Abbot Simeon
Approx. size 2 nuns
Location Boscobel, Wisconsin
Liturgical language(s) English
Music used Russian Chant
Calendar Revised Julian
Feastdays celebrated {{{feasts}}}
Official website Official website


  • 1986 Jun - Fr Simeon goes on a retreat to Boscobel, erecting a chapel. People from the surrounding community join him in worship.
  • 1987 Apr - St. Isaac of Syria Skete founded; St. Nicholas Orthodox Mission Church founded.
  • 1991 Aug - Monastery of St. Silouan founded near the St. Isaac of Syria Skete.
  • 1994 Sep - St. Isaac's Orthodox School founded.

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