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  • Holy Week & Bright Week Schedules

    With the encouragement of our Bishop, this monastery follows the Revised Julian Calendar. This is the calendar our Church follows in Romania. In 2016 Great and Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday, April 24 and culminates in the Feast of Feasts, Sacred Pascha on May 1. 

    Lenten schedule here.

    Palm Sunday (April 24)
    7:00 AM: Jesus Prayer, Matins & First Hour
    10:10 AM: Third & Sixth Hours
    10:30 AM: Divine Liturgy
    4:50 PM: Ninth Hour & Vespers
    8:00 PM: Bridegroom Matins & First Hour


    Great and Holy Monday (April 25) and Tuesday (April 26)
    7:00 AM: Third Hour with Gospel
    11:00 AM: Sixth Hour with Gospel
    3:00 PM: Ninth Hour with Gospel & Typika
    4:30 PM: Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
    8:00 PM: Bridegroom Matins & First Hour

    Great and Holy Wednesday (April 27)
    7:00 AM: Third Hour with Gospel
    11:00 PM: Sixth Hour with Gospel
    3:00 PM: Ninth Hour with Gospel & Typika
    4:30 PM: Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
    7:00 PM: Office of Holy Anointing
     
    Great and Holy Thursday (April 28)
    7:00 AM: Bridegroom Matins & First Hour
    11:30 AM: Hours and Typika
    12:00 PM: Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
    7:00 PM: Matins for Great and Holy Friday, Office of the Twelve Passion Gospels
     
    Great and Holy Friday (April 29)
    8:00 AM: Royal Hours
    3:00 PM: Vespers of Great and Holy Friday
    7:00 PM: Matins of Great and Holy Saturday with the Lamentations
     
    Great and Holy Saturday (April 30)
    9:00 AM: Hours and Typika
    11:00 AM: Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
    8:00 PM: Reading of the Acts of the Apostles
    11:00 PM: Nocturns
    11:15 PM: Matins of Holy Pascha and Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
    Breakfast after the Divine Liturgy!
     
    Sunday of Pascha (May 1)
    6:00 PM: Vespers of Pascha (“Agape” Vespers)
    There is no Divine Liturgy on Sunday Morning

    Bright Week Shedule here.

  • Welcome


    Welcome to the homepage of Holy Resurrection Monastery, a Byzantine monastery of the Romanian Greek-Catholic Church.

    We are a small community of men dedicated to living and reviving monasticism in the Eastern Catholic Churches, here in our small village among the beautiful green pastures of Wisconsin.

    Please feel free to browse this website for information about our lives and our ministries of prayer, hospitality, spiritual direction and evangelization through education and adult faith formation.  

    -Abbot Nicholas    

  • Calendar

    • Friday, May 20, 4:00 PM
      In a monastic setting we will experience different ways to pray. This will take us to the ancient “Jesus Prayer:”, praying with icons and immersion in the liturgical prayer of the Eastern Churches.
    • Saturday, May 28, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Friday, June 3, 4:00 PM
      Bible Study. Private prayer. The rich Liturgical prayer of the Eastern Church. Opportunities for confessions and individual spiritual direction. This retreat is designed to make these treasures of the Church accessible and relevant to men in the 21st Century.
    • Saturday, June 25, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Friday, July 8
      In our world of noise, we often miss the spiritual beauty of silence. We will invite you to take this time to pray and meditate in that silence.
    • Saturday, July 30, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Searcher for the Lost


    (Image: Icon of the 'Theotokos, Searcher for the Lost' at Holy Resurrection Monastery written by Melkite Priest Rt. Rev Mark Melone)

    Within the 
    Temple  , O Temple of Life, you found Him whom the universe cannot contain, silencing the teachers by the word of God which is above the wisdom of the wise. O all-pure Mother of God, cease not seeking your children who are lost; that we may treasure Christ in our hearts, and find eternally our Father's House.

    - Troparion composed by Hieromonk Maximos of Holy Resurrection Monastery in honor of the Theotokos, Searcher for the Lost