Monastery of the Annunciation
Published by rocaau on Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Annunciation of the Mother of God Women’s Monastic Community
The Annunciation Sisterhood, Inc. is a women’s monastic community. It was founded in 2008 with the blessing of Metropolitan Agafangel by Father John Smelic and monastics who received their training in the large womens’ monasteries of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad in Jerusalem and FranceAbp Andronik at first Liturgy (2008)
- Serving Priest and Spiritual Father: Igumen John Smelic.
- Address: 266 Nowhere Creek Rd, Nowhere Creek, 3469
- Service times:
- Sundays and feast days: Divine Liturgy: Variable, contact for exact time.
- All-night Vigils (including Divine Liturgy) on select occasions.
Service times may vary.
Please contact us to confirm what time Liturgy is served.
The community also conducts daily monastic evening and morning services. Visitors are most welcome to attend, but are requested to contact the hermitage to arrange a visit.
Volunteers who wish to work and pray with the monastic community for an extended period should contact the hermitage. Anyone interested is most welcome to participate in daily monastic life, while respecting the monastic order of life.
Donations: All donations to the Sisterhood go towards the regular activities and daily running expenses of the community. Donations can be made via PayPal:
Orthodox Christian Monasticism A brief explanation on the monastic life.