A new icon of St. Philaret the Merciful (or, the Almsgiver) from our monastery icon studio. St. Philaret lived in the eighth century, and is commemorated on December 1/14. We published his life in one of the early issues of The Orthodox Word (nos. 16-17, 1967), in which it was said of him: “He fed […]
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.
Visit our new online store by clicking HERE.
Photos of the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pentecost, the processions to and from trapeza, and Pentecost Vespers, with the Kneeling Prayers calling down the Holy Spirit. Among the pilgrims were Archimandrite Ignate of the Monastery of St. David the Builder, and Archimandrite Ekvtime of Karsani Monastery, both from the Republic of Georgia.
These new icons of the Meeting of the Lord and of St. Herman of Alaska were painted in our icon studio. They will soon be placed in kiots on our monastery grounds.
Photos taken in the evening and at night. Before Thy Cross we bow down, O Master, and Thy holy Resurrection we glorify!
New photographs of springtime at the monastery, including sunset shots and photos of much-needed spring rain.