Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/ 60 October 9, 2017 - A Film on the Life and Struggles of Archimandrite Antonine Kapustin http://www.jordanville.org/news_171006_1.html Fri, 06 Oct 2017 10:02:38 -0400 <p>On&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_759664093">Monday, October 9</span>, at&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_759664094">5pm</span>&nbsp;in the Seminary Hall, a film on the life and struggles of Archimandrite Antonine Kapustin will be shown.&nbsp; Archimandrite Antonine is largely responsible for acquiring the properties held now by the Russian Mission in the Holy Land. The film is in Russian.</p> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171006_1.html Pentecost http://www.jordanville.org/news_160622_1.html Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:42:47 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/2016-06-19-Pentecost/Pentecost-Banner.jpg&archive=0&final_h=22&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>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.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_160622_1.html Funeral and Burial of Schema-Archdeacon Amvrossy (Taratuchin) http://www.jordanville.org/news_171204_1.html Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/20171201-Funeral-of-Schema-Archdeacon-Ambrose/_DSC0476.JPG&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">On December 1, 2017, the monastic funeral of the newly-reposed Schema-Archdeacon Amvrossy was served at Holy Trinity Monastery. &nbsp;Fr. Amvrossy reposed on November 26 in San Francisco where he had served for 34 years in the Cathedral of Our Lady Joy of All Who Sorrow.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171204_1.html Appeal for Funds to Renovate Cross and Golgotha Site http://www.jordanville.org/news_171128_2.html Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20171128-Golgotha-Site-Renovation-Appeal/22688817_10212234418794508_4516450953961708381_n.jpg&archive=0&final_h=50&final_w=90&percent=100"><blockquote> <div> <div dir="ltr"> <div><em>Prior to their graduation, Holy Trinity Seminary&rsquo;s graduation class of 1971 erected a magnificent 40 foot tall cross on the top of the hill overlooking Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. Since then, this cross has become a part of the local scenery, something that is very strongly associated with the imagery of the monastery.<br />Although the cross has been already renovated once, time and severe weather conditions have taken their toll on it. This past summer, pilgrims from the Moscow-based Institute of Russian Athos made an initial donation that has been used to paint the cross. This is an impressive beginning, but the monastery still needs $4,000 more to renovate the entire plot. You can also be part of this noble cause, donating via PayPal below here.&nbsp; Please mark your donation for the Golgotha site renovation.</em><span class="im"><br /></span></div> </div> </div> </blockquote></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171128_2.html Blessing of 'Quick to Hear' Women's Monastic Community http://www.jordanville.org/news_171128_1.html Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=peg&relativeimage=images/20171128-Blessing-of-Quick-to-Hear-Womens-Monastic-Community/20171122_094707.jpeg&archive=0&final_h=50&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span style="color: #222222;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="font-size: small;">Two years ago Metropolitan Hilarion blessed the founding of a woman&rsquo;s monastic community, in the Russian tradition, using English as its liturgical language and under the spiritual administration of Holy Trinity Monastery. Finally, at the end of this summer, property with buildings were found near West Winfield, NY. This fall the property was blessed and recently on the patronal feast of the community, &ldquo;Quick to Hear&rdquo; Icon of the Mother of God, Vigil and Liturgy were served. We ask for the prayers of the faithful for this newly formed community.&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style="color: #222222;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="font-size: small;">Their address i<span style="color: #000000;">s&nbsp;</span></span></span></span><span style="color: #000000; font-size: small;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica;">235 Cole Hill Rd, Richfield</span></span><span style="color: #222222;"><span style="font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="color: #000000;">&nbsp;</span>Springs, NY 13439.</span></span></span></p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171128_1.html The Funeral of Mitred Archpriest Wsewolod Drobot http://www.jordanville.org/news_171116_1.html Sat, 11 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/20171111-Fr-Wsewolod-Funeral/P1060809.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">On Saturday, November 11 2017 the funeral and burial of Fr. Wsewolod took place at his beloved Holy Trinity Monastery. &nbsp;Fr. Wsewolod was the rector of the Holy Nativity of the Mother of God parish in Albany for 50 years, but he also labored within the Holy Trinity Monastery, even earlier, partaking in many aspects of the life of the monastery. &nbsp;So it was only fitting that the monastery served as the place of his funeral.</span></p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171116_1.html Mitered Archpriest Wsewolod Drobot Reposes in the Lord http://www.jordanville.org/news_171108_2.html Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/Fr-Vsevolod-and-Vl-Lavr.jpg&archive=0&final_h=65&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_1435727657">Wednesday, November 08, 2017, at 5:30 EST</span>, Mitered Archpriest Wsewolod Drobot (HTOS 1965) reposed in the Lord. Fr. Wsewolod was the retired rector of the Nativity of the Mother of God parish in Albany, NY, and presided as the new church building was completed. &nbsp;Fr. Wsewolod was&nbsp;born on April 1, 1930 in Zaporozhiye, Ukraine.&nbsp; He was a clergyman for 57 years from the time of his ordination to the diaconate.&nbsp; He was&nbsp;a graduate of Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary and lived in a house near the monastery with his family.&nbsp; Fr. Wsewolod is survived by their seven children and seven grandchildren, his matushka Nadezhda having reposed in 2015. May God grant Fr. Wsewolod the Heavenly Kingdom!</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171108_2.html The Liturgy of Saint James http://www.jordanville.org/news_171107_1.html Sun, 05 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/20171105-Liturgy-of-St-James/DSC_5423.JPG&archive=0&final_h=55&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Today, when the Holy Church commemorates the memory of the Holy Apostle James, Brother of the Lord in the flesh, as has been customary in the monastery, the Liturgy of the Apostle James was concelebrated by the monastery clergy. This ancient liturgy, which was the basis of the liturgies of St. John Chrysostom and St. Basil the Great, impresses one with its great prayerfulness and a connection with the Old Testament.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171107_1.html 20th Anniversary of the Death of Brother Jose http://www.jordanville.org/news_171102_4.html Sat, 28 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/20171030-Brother-Jose-Pilgrimage/DSC_8830.JPG&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>This past weekend, October 28-29, was held the annual pilgrimage from Washington, D.C. along with pilgrims from Brooklyn, Lakewood, N.J. and many other parts of our country, to commemorate the tragic murder of the guardian of the Iveron Myrrh-streaming icon of the Most Holy Theotokos. This year had special resonance, it being the 20<sup>th</sup> anniversary of this sorrowful event.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171102_4.html Eastern American Diocese Clergy Conference - Fall 2017 http://www.jordanville.org/news_171102_3.html Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/20171027-Clergy-Conference/14.JPG&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p class="western">The fall 2017 Eastern American Diocesan clergy conference was held in the Holy Trinity Monastery from October 23-26. The Hawaiian Myrrh-streaming icon of the Most Holy Theotokos was present from October 26 through the weekend, when the annual pilgrimage from Washington, D.C. took place.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171102_3.html Name’s Day of Archimandrite Luke, Abbot of the Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171102_2.html Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/20171031-Fr-Lukes-Namesday/_DSC9539.JPG&archive=0&final_h=74&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On October 31, the superior of the Holy Trinity Monastery, Archimandrite Luke, celebrated his Name&rsquo;s Day in the usual way. He celebrated Divine Liturgy at the usual time in the morning, at 6AM. The noon-day meal was festive, at the end of which, Igumen Theophylact congratulated Fr. Luke in the name of the brotherhood, the professors and teachers of the seminary and our many pilgrims. After the monastic &ldquo;mnogaya letiye,&rdquo; all were invited to coffee and dessert in the former typographia, which gave a wonderful opportunity for monastics, seminarians, with the professors to engage in brotherly conversation.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_171102_2.html The Blessing of Honey http://www.jordanville.org/news_170814_1.html Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20170814-Honey-Blessing/20170814_074733.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=50&percent=100"><style type="text/css"><!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120% } --></style> <p>In the Greek Chasoslov (Orologion) of 1897 is explained thus the derivation of this feast: "By reason of the sicknesses, often everywhere occurring in August, from of old customarily it was done at Constantinople to carry out the Venerable Wood of the Cross along the roads and streets for the sanctifying of places and for the driving away of sicknesses. On the eve (31 July), carrying it out from the imperial treasury, they placed it upon the holy table of the Great Church (in honour of Saint Sophia &ndash; the Wisdom of God).</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_170814_1.html The Feast of St. Seraphim of Sarov http://www.jordanville.org/news_170802_1.html Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20170802-St-Seraphim/Sarov-ikon-in-frame.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=74&percent=100"><p>On the feast of St. Seraphim of Sarov, Holy Trinity Monastery was granted a special blessing: during the feast day services, the brotherhood and faithful prayed before an icon of the beloved Russian saint with segments of his hair, a piece of the rock upon which he prayed, and a part of his clothing. The icon was placed for all to venerate in the middle of the church, and the akathist to St. Seraphim was sung before it during Matins.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_170802_1.html The Feast of the Royal Martyrs http://www.jordanville.org/news_170725_1.html Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20170718-Feast-of-the-Royal-New-Martyrs/03-New-Martyrs-watermarked.jpg&archive=0&final_h=89&final_w=90&percent=100"><style type="text/css"><!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; direction: ltr; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 120%; text-align: left; orphans: 2; widows: 2 } --></style> <p>This year, the monastery&rsquo;s commemoration of the Royal Martyrs was especially festive. It must be noted that it was 99 years ago that they suffered for Christ.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_170725_1.html A Visit from the Nobile Farace Sisters http://www.jordanville.org/news_170621_1.html Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://www.jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/2017-06-15-Marquess-Farace-Sisters-Visit/DSC_4503-WEB-SAFE-watermarked.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p><span id="docs-internal-guid-fc5c5554-cbe8-b000-70e4-75af4667ae91">On July 18 (N.S.), 1918, the day after the murder of the Russian Imperial family, the sister of the Empress, Grand Duchess Elizaveta Feodorovna, and other relatives of theirs, including the brothers, Princes Igor, Konstantin and Ioann Konstantinovich, were likewise killed by communist henchmen in Alpaevsk in the Ural Mountains area. &nbsp;On June 15, 2017, two sisters, granddaughters of Prince Ioann, visited Holy Trinity Monastery for the first time. &nbsp;</span></p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_170621_1.html Icon Studio Roof Project Successful! http://www.jordanville.org/news_170213_1.html Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <style type="text/css"><!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; direction: ltr; line-height: 120%; text-align: left; widows: 2; orphans: 2 } --></style> <p>Dear supporters and friends of our monastery,</p> <p>We are happy to announce that our Icon Studio's roof has been successfully replaced! With your prayers and financial assistance, we were able to complete the project before the roof collapsed under the weight of the winter's snow. Therefore, we offer a sincere thank you for your generosity during this campaign.</p> <p>Having completed this work, we are not only going to continue the iconographic ministry started by Fr. Kyprian Pyzhov but have plans to expand production. As part of this, we are currently updating our website to make it more user-friendly, facilitating access to <a href="http://iconstudio.jordanville.org">the over 1000 icons we have available</a>. With this change, we hope to make it easy for the faithful to purchase high-quality, low-cost icons or to simply browse the index for their own edification.</p> <p>May God bless your generosity!</p> <p>In Christ yours,</p> <p><img src="http://jordanville.org/images/frlukesig.jpg" alt="" width="384" height="94" /></p> <p>Archimandrite Luke,&nbsp;</p> <p>Abbot</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Holy Trinity Monastery http://www.jordanville.org/news_170213_1.html