Protection of the Theotokos Monastery (Weaverville, North Carolina)
|Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos Monastery|
|Superior||Archimandrite Gregory (Wendt)|
|Approx. size||5 monks|
|Location||Weaverville, North Carolina|
|Music used||Russian Chant|
|Feastdays celebrated||2 Feb|
|Official website||Official website|
Protection of the Theotokos Monastery is a monastic community for men under the omophorion of the Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, presently Metropolitan Herman of Washington and New York. It is located in the rural mountains of Weaverville in western North Carolina.
The community was founded in 1982 in Miami, Florida, and was received into the Orthodox Church in America in October 2003. Currently, the community has two hieromonks (including the abbot), one hierodeacon and two monks in residence.
The community consists of men living the monastic tradition of a Christ-centered prayer life for the monastic members.