Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/ 60 Photo Gallery - Jordanville in Spring http://jordanville.org/news_180521_1.html Sat, 19 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180519-Jordanville-in-Spring/_DSC3489.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=59&percent=100"><p>Through the generous voluntary efforts of members of the greater Jordanville community, Holy Trinity Monastery and Seminary has been blessed with bountiful springtime beauty.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180521_1.html Mid-Pentecost http://jordanville.org/news_180515_2.html Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180502-Mid-Pentecost/_DSC3155.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On May 2, the Orthodox Church commemorated the feast of Mid-Pentecost, the half-way point between Pascha and Pentecost. &nbsp;This was a feast in the Old Testament Church.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180515_2.html Sunday of the Samaritan Woman and Feast of St. George http://jordanville.org/news_180515_1.html Sun, 06 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180506-Feast-of-St-George/_DSC3196-3.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The feast of the Great-Martyr and Trophy-bearer George is celebrated in the monastery as a full feast day. &nbsp;This year, it fell on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman. As if this were not enough to make it especially solemn this year, adding to the joy of the feast was the visit of Bishop Nikolaj from Las Vegas, so we were able to have a pontifical service and also to celebrate the Slava of His Grace as well as two of our seminarians, the brothers Milosh and Negosh.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180515_1.html Holy Week and Pascha http://jordanville.org/news_180430_2.html Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180406-Holy-Friday-and-Pascha/Pascha/_DSC2804.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>This year in the monastery Holy Week and Pascha were celebrated with the usual solemnity, beautiful chants and with great efforts in the preparation thereof, both practical and spiritual. &nbsp;Joined to this was the snowy, wintry weather, experienced as hardly every felt before. Early on Holy Saturday morning, towards the end of the Matins service, or as it is popularly called, &ldquo;The Burial Service,&rdquo; one of our father had to actually plow the snow around the church in order for the procession to take place. &nbsp;A bit of snow fell on almost every day, including Pascha itself.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180430_2.html Novice Emilian Tonsured to Rassaphore http://jordanville.org/news_180430_1.html Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <p>In the evening, this same day as the 10th anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Laurus, Fr. Archimandrite Luke, the Superior of the monastery, tonsured Novice Emilian to be a rassophore monk. &nbsp;This was done at the end of the Small Compline service.</p> <p>We congratulate Fr. Emilian, and wish him God&rsquo;s mercy and strength to fulfill his desire for monasticism. &nbsp;</p> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180430_1.html Palm Sunday http://jordanville.org/news_180427_4.html Sun, 01 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180401-Palm-Sunday/_DSC2467.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Sunday before Pascha, known as Palm Sunday, is always celebrated with great joy in Holy Trinity Monastery. &nbsp;The day before, Lazarus Saturday, is very joyous with a General Matins service served, and at the noon-day meal, traditionally an inexpensive form of caviar is served on bread, according to the typicon, the caviar, or fish eggs, symbolizing a foreshadowing of the Lord&rsquo;s Resurrection, as in the event, the resurrection of St. Lazarus did.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180427_4.html General Unction Service Held at Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180427_3.html Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <p>Every since 1988 the monastery has conducted annual General Unction services for its members and also for the faithful and pilgrims. &nbsp;Before it was felt that this service would interfere with the many-houred and solemn services of Great Lent and especially those of Holy Week. &nbsp;However, due to the number of seriously ill fathers at the time, the service was held and has been ever since.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180427_3.html Archpastoral Visit of Abp. Gabriel to Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180427_1.html Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180323-Archbishop-Gabriel-Visit/_DSC2220.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 23, 2018 , His Eminence, Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal and Canada arrived in the monastery for a few days of spiritual rest and also to celebrate the Divine Liturgy on the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt, March 25, 2018, and in this way, to be able to partake of the special, Lenten atmosphere of the monastery during Great Lent and also to pray with the brotherhood, which is very close in heart to His Eminence, himself being one of our brethren.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180427_1.html The Anniversary of Metr. Laurus' Repose http://jordanville.org/news_180319_1.html Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180316-Hierarchal-Presanctified-Liturgy-and-Panikhida-for-Metr-Laurus-Repose/DSC_5671-watermarked.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On March 16, 2018, the Holy Trinity Monastery piously noted the memory of the 10th anniversary of the holy repose of Metropolitan Laurus, our former abbot for 32 years. &nbsp;</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180319_1.html The First Week of Great Lent http://jordanville.org/news_180306_1.html Thu, 01 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://jordanville.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/20180217-Clean-Week/DSC_9308.jpg&archive=0&final_h=53&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>This year, since Pascha is relatively early, the 8th of April, there was a very short period of time between the festal period of Holy Nativity and Holy Theophany and the beginning of Great Lent. &nbsp;She just finished singing the festal hymns of the feast days, and then we commenced to sing the preparatory hymns of the time of repentance.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_180306_1.html