Faith and love which are gifts of the Holy Spirit are such great and powerful means that a person who has them can easily, and with joy and consolation, go the way Jesus Christ went. Besides this, the Holy Spirit gives man the power to resist the delusions of the world so that although he makes use of earthly good, yet he uses them as a temporary visitor, without attaching his heart to them. But a man who has not got the Holy Spirit, despite all his learning and prudence, is always more or less a slave and worshipper of the world.
The Monastery has limited space for accommodation and it is advisable that guests wishing to stay overnight contact the Monastery Guest House situated at a walking distance from the Monastery. Please see Guest House for more information. Women are not allowed to stay overnight at the Monastery but may stay at the Monastery Guest House.
Please inform us prior to your arrival when possible by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Guests staying overnight at the Monastery need first to receive a blessing from the Abbot. The Guest Master is Hieromonk Gabriel. In order not to disturb those of the monastic community who rise early for morning prayers, please maintain quiet after evening services as well as after the noon meal during which time some of the , Brotherhood rest.
Moreover, please observe due respect for the common purpose of our community. Guests staying more than three days will be asked to help in some aspect of monastery labor.
Finally, on the date of your departure, please inform the Guest master or his assistant of such in order that the rooms may be prepared for future guests.