Feastday of Apostles Peter and Paul
On July 12th, 2016, Holy Trinity Monastery celebrated the feast of the holy Apostles Peter and Paul. The Abbot, Archimandrite Luke presided, assisted by the clergy of Holy Trinity Monastery. This year, the brethren and clergy marked Archimandrite Luke’s 35th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. Hegumen Theophylact and Protodeacon Victor Lochmatow presented Archimandrite Luke with an icon of the Most Holy Trinity to mark this occasion.
Day of the Holy Spirit 2016
On June 20, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion came to Holy Trinity Monastery and joined Bishop Nicholas to celebrate the monastery’s patronal feastday. Sixteen priests and nine deacons from Holy Trinity Monastery, the Diocese of Eastern America and New York, and neighboring dioceses concelebrated with the bishops. After the Liturgy, there was a moleben with a cross procession. A festive trapeza followed, and then the clergy, brotherhood, and pilgrims moved over to the old print shop for a festal reception.
On June 18-19, 2016, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated the Vigil and Liturgy for Pentecost, followed by the Vespers with kneeling prayers. Archimandrite Luke, hieromonks, and local priests concelebrated at these services. There was a cross procession during the Litia around the cathedral. After the Liturgy and Vespers on Sunday, there was a festive trapeza for the clergy, monastic brotherhood, and many pilgrims that travelled here to celebrate with us.
Holy Trinity Seminary - 68th Commencement
Sunday, May 29, 2016 marked the 68th Commencement for Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary. Metropolitan Hilarion led the services and commencement. During the liturgy seminarian Sergei Kosov was ordained to the diaconate, Priest Ephraim Willmarth was awarded the Nabedrnik, and the deacons Peter Markevic, Andrei Psarev and Andrei Doubleday were awarded the right to wear the double orarion.
A full report on the graduation will appear soon on the Seminary website www.hts.edu
Radonitsa - Metropolitan Hilarion's Paschal Visit and Ordination of Seminarian to Diaconate
On May 10, 2016, Metropolitan Hilaron made his Paschal Visit to Holy Trinity Monastery. During the Hierarchical Liturgy, Metropolitan Hilarion tonsured first-year seminarian Michael Storozhev a reader, ordained him to the Subdiaconate, and then ordained him to the Diaconate after the Anaphora. We wish Fr. Michael and his wife many years!
On May 3, 2016, Archbishop Gabriel served the Bright Tuesday Liturgy at Holy Trinity Monastery. After the service, Archbishop Gabriel led the Cross Procession to all four sides of the church with the reading of the Gospel.
Christ is Risen! Xристос Воскресе! Holy Trinity Monastery wishes you and your family a blessed Feast of Our Lord's Resurrection!
Holy Saturday "Lamentations" Matins
On April 30, 2016, at 2 am, Holy Trinity Monastery served the Holy Saturday Matins service.
Joseph begged Thy holy body from Pilate and, anointing it with sweet-smelling spices, he wrapped it in clean linen and laid it in a new tomb; and early in the morning the women bearing myrrh cried out: "As Thou hast foretold, O Christ, show us the Resurrection."
Holy Saturday Vesperal Liturgy
On April 30, 2016, Holy Trinity Monastery served the Holy Saturday Vesperal Liturgy. Following the Liturgy, bread and wine were blessed in remembrance of the early Christians in Jeruseleum who sustained themselves on just bread and wine until the Paschal Liturgy at midnight.
Good Friday Vespers at Holy Trinity Monastery
On April 29, 2016, Holy Trinity Monastery served the Good Friday Vespers with the bringing of the plashchanitsa to the middle of the church.
Noble Joseph, taking down Thy most pure Body from the Tree, and having wrapped It in clean linen and covered It with spices, laid It in a new tomb.
Abbot Archimandrite Luke (Murianka) serves the The Order of Washing of the Feet
On Holy Thursday, Abbot Archimandrite Luke served the The Order of Washing of the Feet after the Holy Thursday Liturgy.
"Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under His power, and that He had come from God and was returning to God; so He got up from the meal, took off His outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around His waist. After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash His disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around Him." - The Gospel according to St. John.
Holy Thursday 12 Passion Gospels
On April 28, 2016, Holy Trinity Monastery led by Abbot Fr. Luke served the Good Friday Matins with the reading of the 12 Passion Gospels.
"Come, and let us all sing the praises of Him Who was crucified for us. For Mary said when she beheld Him on the Tree: 'Though Thou dost endure the Cross, yet Thou art my Son and God.'" - Kontakion of Holy and Great Friday
Palm Sunday 2016
On April 24, 2016, Holy Trinity Monastery celebrated the Entry of Our Lord into Jeruseleum. Following Liturgy, Abbot Fr. Luke wished all a blessed feast day and start to Holy Week and Our Lord's Pascha!
"Today the grace of the Holy Spirit has gathered us together. Let us all take up Thy cross and say: Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest! "
General Unction at Holy Trinity Monastery
On April, 19, 2016, Holy Trinity Monastery held its annual General Unction service in Holy Trinity Cathedral.
"Thou who alone art a speedy succor, O Christ, manifest Thy speedy visitation from on high upon Thy sick servants; deliver them from their infirmities, and cruel pain; and raise them up again to sing praises unto Thee, and without ceasing, to glorify Thee; through the prayers of the Birth-Giver of God, O Thou who alone lovest mankind."
Annunciation Photo Report
On April 7, 2016, Holy Trinity Monastery celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation. His Grace, Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal and Canada served the All-Night Vigil and celebrated the Vesperal-Liturgy on Thursday at Holy Trinity Cathedral.
Triumph of Orthodoxy at Holy Trinity Monastery
On Saturday, March 19, His Grace, Metropolitan Jonah arrived at Holy Trinity Monastery to lead the Divine Services for the Triumph of Orthodoxy. Following Sunday's Liturgy, Metropolitan Jonah delivered a sermon about how all of the faithful are called to Christ in the same way that Nathanael was called by Christ as described in the Gospels. Following the sermon, all the clergy gathered in the middle of the cathedral to serve the "Rite of Orthodoxy." Holy Trinity Seminary Alumnus Fr. Peter Markevich led the proclaiming of the anathemas.
Feast of the Three Hierarchs and HTS Alumni Gathering
From February 10 - 12, Holy Trinity Seminary celebrated the Feast of the Three Hierarchs, the school's patronal feast day. In conjunction with the feast, the seminary also held its 2nd annual alumni gathering. Many alumni from around the country visted their alma mater. On February 12, the celebrations culminated with the hierarchical liturgy concelebrated by Archbishop Gabriel, Bishop George, and Bishop Nicholas. Following the liturgy, a reception was held in the seminary hall for all of the seminarians, faculty, brothers of the monastery, and community members.
Open House 2015
On Saturday, October 24, 2015, Holy Trinity Monastery held an open house for the neighboring community. During the open house, Abbot Fr. Luke (Murianka) spoke to the neighboring community about the history of the Orthodox Church, and Fr. Theophylact spoke about the history of the monastery. Following the talks, guests were led over to the Cathedral with the ringing of bells from the monastery bell tower. A short choir concert was conducted in Holy Trinity Cathedral, and Fr. Theophylact explained the particulars of an Orthodox church. Guests were also able to view the Foundation of Russian History Museum. We thank all those who visited, and we hope to see them again soon!
October 9-10, 2015: HTOS holds an academic symposium "Saint Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow (1865-1925): His Life and Times"
From October 9 to 10, 2015, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary held its second annual academic symposium, entitled “Saint Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow (1865-1925): His Life and Times.” The Symposium was dedicated to the Saint’s “double” anniversary this year: 150 years since his birth, and 90 years since his blessed repose.
Metropolitan Philip of Poltava and Mirgorod Visits Jordanville
From October 10 - 11, 2015, Holy Trinity Monastery had the great blessing to be visited by Metropolitan Philip of Poltava and Mirgorod. On Saturday, Metropolitan Philip delivered a few remarks about the life of Patriarch Tikhon during the St. Tikhon Symposium at Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary. After Sunday's Hierarchical Liturgy, Metropolitan Philip thanked Abbot Fr. Luke (Murianka) for the opportunity to visit Jordanville. He referred to Jordanville as a legendary place, and he was delighted to finally visit. We thank him for his participation in the St Tikhon Conference and his continued support of Jordanville.
Exaltation of the Cross (Photos and Video)
On Sunday, September 27, 2015, Holy Trinity Monastery celebrated The Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. At the end of Saturday night's Vigil, Abbot Archimandrite Luke performed the Rite of the Exaltation of the Cross in Holy Trinity Cathedral.
|Sunday, 18 / 31 July |
6th Sunday after Pentecost
9:00 Divine Liturgy
4:00 Vespers and Compline
|Monday, 19 July / 1 August |
St Seraphim of Sarov
6:00 Divine Liturgy
4:00 Rule for Holy Communion
6:30 All Night Vigil
|Tuesday, 20 July / 2 August |
Holy Prophet Elias
8:00 Divine Liturgy
4:00 Vespers, Matins
7:15 Small Compline
|Wednesday, 21 July / 3 August |
5:00 Midnight Office
6:00 Divine Liturgy
4:00 Vespers, Matins
7:15 Small Compline
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