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 […]
Greetings in the Lord!
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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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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. […]
Bog se Javi! Vaistinu se Javi! God is Revealed! In Truth He is Revealed! Greetings with the afterfeast of Theophany, when we celebrate the Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the manifestation of the Holy Trinity! This year on the feast-day of Jan. 6/19, we served the Great Blessing of Water amid mist and […]
Here are some photos of our celebration of the eve of the Nativity, and of the feast itself (Dec. 25, 2015/Jan. 7, 2016). At the end of the festal meal this year, we opened a box containing a special gift: an original iconographic painting (without a halo) of Fr. Seraphim Rose. The icon — painted […]