St. Tikhon’s Monastery to hold “silent retreat” for clergy, begins renovations

A member of the Brotherhood of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery here, Archimandrite Athanasy [Mastalski], will lead a silent retreat for priests Thursday evening through Saturday, August 23-25, 2012.

Various aspects of the priesthood will be explored in a series of three talks “The Divine Grace that Heals All Infirmities,” “The Exaltedness of the Priesthood,” and “Priestly Helps.”

The all-inclusive cost for the three day retreat is $175.00.  Space is limited to the first seven clergy.  For more information or to register, contact the monastery at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

In related news, renovations to the monastery kitchen used for its children’s summer camp are underway.

“If you have ever seen this kitchen, you understand why,” said Abbot Sergius.  “If anyone would like to help us and donate something towards this important project, which will provide appropriate facilities for our summer campers and general community, we would be deeply grateful.”

Donations may be made through a trusted fundraising site.