Here are some recent photos of flowers and other plants at our monastery in springtime array.
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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In April our monastery was given a beautiful icon of the “Sweet-kissing” Mother of God, painted in Bistrița Monastery, Vâlcea County, Romania. The icon is in a gold and silver riza. The handpainted image covers the entire board, and the faces of our Lord Jesus Christ and His Most Holy Mother are shown from behind […]
Now available for sale at sainthermanmonastery.com A package of seven greeting cards featuring photographs of the St. Herman of Alaska Monastery, Platina, California, and environs. Six of the cards feature single photographs. These photographs are printed on photographic paper and are mounted on linen cardstock embossed with a decorative border. A seventh card, printed directly […]
On Monday, April 27, 2015, His Grace Bishop Maxim visited the St. Herman Monastery, together with Abbot Sava and Hieromonk Dimitrije of the ancient monastery of Dečani in Kosovo. His Grace celebrated the Divine Liturgy, with five priests concelebrating: the two fathers from Dečani; Abbot Damascene and Hieromonk Paisius of St. Herman’s; Priest Nektarios Rozadilla […]
On Tuesday, April 8/21, 2015, we celebrated Radonitsa, “the Day of Rejoicing.” On this day, which always falls on the Tuesday of St. Thomas Week, the dead are commemorated, and the joy of the recent Feast of Pascha, the Resurrection of Christ, is shared between the living and the reposed. On this day we were […]
On Bright Thursday, April 16, 2015, our monastery was visited by His Grace Bishop Iov of Kashira, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in Canada. Vladika visited with his deacon, Fr. Andrew, and Russian pilgrims from San Francisco. At trapeza, Vladika told of how he had wanted to visit the monastery […]
Below are photos of icons painted in our monastery icon studio. Three of these icons have been placed in kiots at the grave of Fr. Seraphim (Rose).
Christ is Risen! Greetings with the radiant Feast of our Lord’s Resurrection! Below we have posted photos of Holy Friday, Holy Saturday, Pascha, and Bright Monday at the St. Herman Monastery. Photos of a Baptism service on Holy Saturday can be found in another post.