To the friends and supporters of Holy Trinity Monastery and Seminary:
His Grace Bishop Luke, the Monastery Brethren, the Teachers, and Seminarians are praying for your health and safety during this plague that has been visited upon us. We all look forward to the end of this crisis and the ability for you to once again come and be with us so that we can pray together. Your support and generosity are what have allowed the Monastery to be here for over 90 years, praying for you and your departed loved ones.
In this time of crisis, we sadly have to point out a few unpleasant facts.
Visits to the monastery by pilgrims have been suspended by directive of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, who shares our concern for the health of the elderly fathers in our community. This has hurt us financially. Donations for the month of March are at half the level of the previous year.
Our suppliers, utility companies, and workers still need to receive payment for services and goods. We would ask each of you to please consider sending a special donation, or making a monthly pledge of support through PayPal, to the Monastery and Seminary to help sustain us through this period.
We would also ask that you pray to the Most Holy Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary, and to St Job, Abbot, and Wonderworker of Pochaev for the health and welfare of the Brotherhood.