VALAAM MONASTERY CELEBRATES TWENTY-SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF REVIVAL OF MONASTIC LIFE

Pravoslavie.ru - 16/12/16 On December 13, 2016, the feast-day of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called, the Stavropegic Valaam Monastery of the Transfiguration celebrated the twenty-seventh anniversary of the rebirth of monastic life on Valaam. In 1989, the first six monks arrived to restore Valaam Monastery. These were Hieromonks Barsanuphius (Kapralov), Gerontius (Fedorenko), Photius (Begal), Hierodeacon Seraphim ...

Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem arrives in Valamo

On May 28, His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, who is on an official visit to the Russian Orthodox Church, arrived at the Valamo Monastery of the Holy Transfiguration. His Beatitude’s delegation, who flew in by helicopter from Kronstadt, were welcomed by the abbot of the Valamo Monastery, Bishop Pankraty of Troitsk, and the director ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Visit Valaam Monastery

On 27th May 2010 the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew made a pilgrimage to Valaam Monastery and was received by the abbot of the monastery, Bishop Pankraty Zherdev. He first visited the Skete of St. Nicholas then moved on to the Skete of the Prophet Elias. At Prophet Elias the Patriarch requested that all sing the ...

Metropolitan of the Orthodox Church in America prays in Valaam where he took Monastic Vows

Moscow, April 30, Interfax – Metropolitan Jonah of All America and Canada as part of his official visit to the Russian Church came to Valaam , where he once was a novice and decided to become a monk.Bishop Pankraty of Troitsk, Abbot of the Transfiguration Monastery, welcomed Metropolitan Jonah and priest travelling with him. With ...