Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/ 60 November 25, 2017 - Pannikhida for the Heroes of the White Movement http://jordanville.org/news_171102_1.html Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <p>On November 25, 2017 at 1:00pm, a pannikhida will be served by Hieromonk Gabriel in the cemetery church in memory of all of the heroes of the White Movement and all those who lost their lives under the Bolshevik yoke. &nbsp;This is sponsored by the Union of the Descendants of the Heroes of Gallipoli with special significance, this being the hundredth anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution.</p> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_171102_1.html October 9, 2017 - A Film on the Life and Struggles of Archimandrite Antonine Kapustin http://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://jordanville.org/news_171006_1.html Pentecost http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_160622_1.html The Funeral of Mitred Archpriest Wsewolod Drobot http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_171116_1.html Mitered Archpriest Wsewolod Drobot Reposes in the Lord http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_171108_2.html The Liturgy of Saint James http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_171107_1.html 20th Anniversary of the Death of Brother Jose http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_171102_4.html Eastern American Diocese Clergy Conference - Fall 2017 http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_171102_3.html Name’s Day of Archimandrite Luke, Abbot of the Holy Trinity Monastery http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_171102_2.html The Feast of the Elevation of the Cross http://jordanville.org/news_170928_2.html Tue, 26 Sep 2017 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/20170926-Elevation-of-the-Cross/DSC_7696.JPG&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=59&percent=100"><p>Some of the twelve great feasts of the Church come in two&rsquo;s. Such was the case of the Transfiguration of Our Lord and the Dormition of the Theotokos, and so now also is the case of the Nativity of the Theotokos and the Exaltation of the Life-Giving Cross. At Holy Trinity Monastery the latter is celebrated with extra solemnity in that with the blessing of the Metropolitan, Archimandrite Luke is granted the right to perform the rite of the Elevation of the Cross, much to the spiritual joy of the monastics, the seminarians and the many faithful who attend this service, conducted toward the end of the All-Night Vigil.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_170928_2.html The Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos http://jordanville.org/news_170926_6.html Thu, 21 Sep 2017 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/20170921-Feast-of-the-Nativity-of-the-Theotokos/DSC_7619.JPG&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On September 21 (8 O.S.), the first of the twelve great feast days of the Orthodox Church year was celebrated in the Holy Trinity Monastery, the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, the church new year being September 1/14. The usual All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy were celebrated with the usual monastery solemnity.</p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_170926_6.html The Blessing of Honey http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_170814_1.html The Feast of St. Seraphim of Sarov http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_170802_1.html Tonsure of Fr. Paul and Fr. Stephen http://jordanville.org/news_170718_1.html Mon, 10 Jul 2017 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/20170710-Tonsures/Frs-Paul-and-Stephen-Watermarked.jpg&archive=0&final_h=80&final_w=90&percent=100"><style type="text/css"><!-- p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000; min-height: 15.0px} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} span.Apple-tab-span {white-space:pre} --></style> <p class="p1"><span class="s1" style="font-size: 16px;">On the eve of the Church commemoration of Saints Sergius and Herman of Valaam (June 28 O.S.), the monastery had its own feast, the tonsure of Riassophore Monk John (Weeks) to the Small Schema and Novice Stephen (Manduke) to the Riassa.<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp; </span>This grace-filled event took place just as the Church is finishing the fast of the Apostles.</span></p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_170718_1.html The Feast of the Royal Martyrs http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_170725_1.html A Visit from the Nobile Farace Sisters http://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://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://jordanville.org/news_170621_1.html Pentecost 2017 at Holy Trinity http://jordanville.org/news_170611_1.html Sun, 04 Jun 2017 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/2017-06-04-Pentecost/DSC_6805-2.JPG&archive=0&final_h=22&final_w=90&percent=100"><p id="docs-internal-guid-a31ea1e6-998f-3207-ab71-5debc2606373" dir="ltr" style="line-height: 100%; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span class="PARAGRAPH_TEXT" style="color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: times new roman,times; font-size: medium;">With God's grace, Holy Trinity was able to celebrate with solemnity Pentecost weekend (June 3-6). The cathedral was festively decorated with freshly-cut saplings, some tall enough to reach the base of the dome. This very strikingly manifests the church's concept of recapitulation, as the entire universe has been transfigured through Christ and brought within the purview of the Church through the power of the Spirit Who gives life to all.</span></p></div> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_170611_1.html Icon Studio Roof Project Successful! http://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://jordanville.org/news_170213_1.html Restoration to St Seraphim Shrine Complete Thanks to Generous Donations http://jordanville.org/news_161122_1.html Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500 <style type="text/css"><!-- p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000; min-height: 14.0px} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} --></style> <p class="p1"><span class="s1 PARAGRAPH_TEXT">The St. Seraphim Shrine has been refurbished through kind donations of pilgrims, many from our parish in Toronto. </span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1 PARAGRAPH_TEXT">Our Abbot, Fr Luke plans to add a few more embellishments and then proceed to repairs inside the shrine.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1 PARAGRAPH_TEXT">God bless all of our pilgrims through the prayers of St. Seraphim!</span></p> <p class="p2"><span class="PARAGRAPH_TEXT">&nbsp;</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1 PARAGRAPH_TEXT">In Christ,</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1 PARAGRAPH_TEXT">Brotherhood of Holy Trinity Monastery</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Holy Trinity Monastery http://jordanville.org/news_161122_1.html