Here we’re posting some of the icons painted in our Monastery Icon Studio since March of 2015. They include two icons, of Christ and the His Most Holy Mother, which are now above the monastery gates; and two Resurrectional icons, which are in kiots at our outdoor shrine dedicated to Christ’s Resurrection (the shrine will […]
Greetings in the Lord!
The brotherhood of St. Herman welcomes you to our new website. As we build our site up, we hope to provide a means to keep you up-to-date on events and the work of the St. Herman Monastery.
Here you will find information about the monastery, our schedule of services, a guide for pilgrims, as well as news, publication announcements, photos of recent events and the pictures of the monastery.
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For the Feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, our St. Herman Monastery and nearby St. Xenia Skete were blessed by the visitation of the Myrrh-Streaming, Miracle-working Iveron Icon of the Most Pure Virgin of Hawaii. The icon arrived in the evening of September 7/20, the eve of the Feast, brought by the […]
Here is an album of photos of our celebration of Radonitsa on April 27/May 10, 2016. Radonitsa, “the Day of Rejoicing,” always falls on the Tuesday of the second week after Pascha. On this day, the dead are commemorated, and the joy of the recent Feast of Pascha, the Resurrection of Christ, is shared between […]
CHRIST IS RISEN! Greetings with the Afterfeast of the Bright Resurrection of Christ! May our Lord Jesus Christ, Who conquered sin, hell, and death through His life-creating death and Resurrection, enlighten us all with His grace, and may the joy of His eternal victory remain with us now and forever! Here is an album of […]
In January, 2016, newly painted icons were installed on the royal doors of the St. Herman Monastery church. The wooden doors themselves had originally been used as temporary royal doors in the Joy of All Who Sorrow Cathedral on Geary Blvd. in San Francisco, where St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco had prayed before […]
On Thursday, March 3, 2015, His Grace Bishop Maxim visited the St. Herman of Alaska Monastery and St. Xenia Skete in nearby Wildwood, together with an honored guest, Protopresbyter Vasileios Thermos of Athens, Greece. This is Fr. Vasileios’ second pilgrimage to the St. Herman Monastery, his first being two years ago, with his presbytera. Fr. […]