July 23, 2019

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros wishing to further promote the value and importance of monasticism in our Οrthodox tradition and the spiritual life of the faithful, decided to convene a Monastic Assembly, on September 21-22, 2019 in the Holy Monastery of Saint Nektarios, in Roscoe, NY.

Participants in this Assembly, will be all the Abbots and Abbesses of all the Holy Monasteries in the USA under our jurisdiction, as well as the Hierarchs of our Holy Archdiocese. The agenda of this Assembly will include presentations from the Hierarchs and the heads of the monastic communities and will conclude with a festal concelebration of the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, September 22, in the Katholikon of the St. Nektarios Monastery. The coordination of the Assembly has been assigned to His Grace Bishop Apostolos of Medeia, Chief Secretary of the Holy Eparchial Synod.

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