First Hierarch of ROCOR, His Eminence Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York
, Hilarion expressed grave concern the critical situation of the Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. New York - the oldest monastery of the Russian Orthodox Church. Holy Trinity Monastery is facing serious financial difficulties due to the need to repair the monastery, which could cost the monastery of three million dollars.
On Friday, December 14, Metropolitan Hilarion, accompanied by several members of the Eastern American Diocese, met with Orthodox monastery abbot, Archimandrite. Luke (Murianka) in order to find solutions to the problem.
To help the monastery Eastern American Diocese plans to informational video about the campaign taking place in the monastery repairs, and the importance of Jordanville for the Church Abroad.
"Today, few people know that in the Holy Trinity Monastery stored particle belt of the Virgin. When brought to Russia Time Virgin, over a million people were more than 12 hours in line to worship him. And this is just one example of relics stored in the monastery" said Thurs Peter Lukyanov.
Council members are hoping that a series of videos on Jordanville not only help raise funds for the monastery, but also attract pilgrims to the monastery.