Sisters will be selling Christmas ornaments and many holiday gift items following Divine Liturgy.
4th Annual Dinner Banquet fund-raiser in honor of Gerontissa Taxiarchia. Vespers at 3:00 and Banquet begins at 4:00. Many beautiful one-of-a-kind Silent Auction items and a Live Auction of a hand-painted icon by Gerontissa Theophano. Come andlisten to the children's Armonia Chorus an enjoy a gourmet meal prepared by George Loutsion and his team.
Great Vespers, Blessing of the Loaves, Orthos
Sisters will be selling religious items made at the Monastery and imported items from Greece and Russia
Sisters will be selling the Monastery's handiwork during the festival
The Steps to Heaven Walk-A-Thon will include a 10K ( on streets near the Monastery) andmile walk (on the Monastery grounds). Registration is at 8:30 a.m. Stretching is at 9:00 a.m. with the walk commencing at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.
For more information, go to Steps to Heaven Walk.
Sisters will be selling the Monastery's hand-made icons, religious jewelry and imported items from Greece and Russia.
Sisters will be selling icons, religious jewelry and other items from the Monastery.
Sisters will be selling items that are hand-made at the Monestary
A ladies only High Tea at the Johnston House, a Victorian Tea House (907 Rte. 228, Mars, PA - near Cranberry). Come and enjoy a festive Christmas ambiance , share time with Gerontissa and shop for those special Christmas gifts! A savory lunch with scones and seasonal pastries will be served. Please RSVP with payment - $48 per person. Contact Diane Davliakos at firstname.lastname@example.org
With love and appreciation, we warmly welcome you to come to the Monastery's 3rd annual Dinner Banquet in memory of Gerontissa Taxiarchia, July 24th at St. Nicholas Cathedral. Vespers begins at 4:00 p.m. followed by the Banquet at 5:00 p.m.
Through music and visuals, you will enjoy and experience the determination, courageousness, and preservation of the faith of the refugees that survived the holocaust of Asia Minor.
Our program will give you a glimpse of the virtue of being child-like; it will tell the story of what became of the children who lived Gerontissa Taxiarchia, knowing her as a cornerstone in their lives. You will watch and hear from children and young people today who are growing up experiencing the love and support of the Monastery as they face the challenges of our times.
Please join us for an evening that will give you an opportunity and quality time to be with family and friends; to browse the Silent Auction of hand-painted and gilded iconography and many beautiful, heirloom quality gifts for those who are special to you.
All proceeds will go to build a new Monastery. May our Most Holy Mother of God protect you and your families for the love and support you show Her Monastery