Links and Resources

Russian and Ecumenical Orthodox Monasteries

The All-Merciful Saviour Russian Orthodox Monastery, Vashon Island, WA known for its coffee-making.

Monastery of St. Andrew the First Called, Manchester, England; Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain, Patriarchate of Constantinople

Monastery of Solovki, formerly used in the Gulag system as the prison where the Russian Byzantine Catholic, Georgian Byzantine Catholic, and Armenian Catholic clergy and laity were held along with clergy from the Orthodox Church, the Roman Catholic Church and clergy from other denominations of believers in the 1920s and 1930s. Here is a site for more views of Solovki.

The monastery of Valamo.

A picture like a prayer: Present-day icon painting at Valamo

The visitor's brochure from Holy Resurrection Monastery, Newberry Springs, CA (at the dedication of which Fr. Knowles delivered his sermon);

The visitor's brochure from the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Washington, D.C.

Orthodox Monasteries and Monasticism

Bulgarian Monasteries

Russian Catholic Church:

The Monastero Russo Uspenskij, (page on this site) — soon to be expanded, hopefully.

Soeurs Carmelites
Monastere Saint Elie
5, rue du Floquet
21500 Saint-Remy
Tel.: 33-03-80-92-07-40
Fax : 33-03-80-92-48-79


Italo-Greek Byzantine Catholic:

The monastery founded by St Nilus in 1004, with a continuous presence of the Byzantine monastic tradition near Rome:

Abbazia di Grottaferrata
Corso del Popolo, 128
Grottaferrata (Roma) Italy
Tel./Fax: (39-6) 941-5122

Museo dell'Abbazia di Grottaferrata
via della Badia Greca
Tel.: (39-6) 945-9309

A multi-lingual page with good text and photos of the Abbey at  Grottaferrata:

Our friends from the Our Lady of Grace (Italo-Greek) Society have kindly sent us a photo of the new igumen of Grottaferrata, which we are pleased to share with you.



to left, icon of Theotokos at Grottaferrata

to right, icon of St Neilos at Grottaferrata



VATICAN CITY, FEB 1, 2000 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Fr. Emiliano Fabbricatore, O.S.B.I., "egumeno" (superior) of St. Mary's of Grottaferrata, Italy, as exarch of the same territorial abbey.

Greek Byzantine Catholic:

Pammakaristos Sisters
Odos Ekalis 10

Ukrainian Byzantine Catholic Church:

Studite Monks:

Monastery of St. Joseph
vul. Vinnichenka, 22
290008 L'viv, Ukraine

Tel.: (322) 72-69-55
Fax: (322) 74-23-09


Univska Lavra
292019 L'vivska Oblast

Three other communities of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the United States are:

Holy Transfiguration Monastery
The Monks of Mt. Tabor
1701 Tomki Road
P.O. Box 2
Redwood Valley, CA, 95470-0217
Tel.: (707) 485-8959

Holy Transfiguration Skete:

Monastery of the Holy Cross (page on this site)  

Ruthenian Byzantine Catholic Church:

Holy Resurrection Monastery (page on this site) and the Monastery's Official Homepage.

Holy Trinity Monastery:

Mount St. Macrina:

An interesting link to Byzantine Carmelite nuns in PA:



Mount Athos: and

Orthodox Monasteries of North America

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