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20th Memorial Week-End Commemoration of Gerontissa Taxiarchia: August 2nd

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Gerontissa Taxiarchia

Gerontissa Taxiarchia

This year marks the  20th anniversary of the repose of Gerontissa Taxiarchia of Blessed Memory, the first abbess, who brought the fullness, depth, and riches of the Orthodox Church’s monastic tradition to America. She is remembered for her holiness, compassion, and authentic love to all. She touched the lives of many people, inspiring them spiritually with her counsel and great love. Please join us in celebrating the spiritual legacy she handed down to us all.

With the Blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan Savas,

Gerontissa Theophano and her Sisterhood, warmly welcome you to the following event.

9:00 a.m. - Hours

9:30 a.m. - Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and Memorial Service for Gerontissa Taxiarchia (Meal to follow hosted by Gerontissa Theophano and her Sisterhood)
            Handcrafts made by the Sisters will be available for purchase.
Large groups and buses are asked to please let the Monastery know in advance.