17558Re: The MP, the ROCOR and ecumenism
- Aug 1, 2006--- In email@example.com, "Mike Woodson" <singingmountains@...>
> In fact, it seems that ROCOR hierarchs were holding out hope that theJRS: Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville was not founded in 1948, but in 1930.
> Communists would be overthrown after WWII, and when it did not happen,
> by 1948, Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville was established,
> according to St. John's history, p. 56.
The monks who founded the monastery (Frs. Panteleimon [Nizhnik], Joseph [Kolos] and
hierodeacon Konstantin [Szwed] had not been happy with the monastic life at St. Tikhon's
monastery in So. Canaan PA, and since land at that time was inexpensive in rural New York
State, they bought 600 acres in Jordanville, NY.
After the end of World War II, the brotherhood of St. Job of Pochaev, which had been
displaced from its home between the wars at Ladomirovo in the Carpathians, relocated to
In 1948, Holy Trinity Seminary was established at the monastery.
> "Strict Orthodox ecclesiological grounds" had no meaning in the SovietJRS: We are not living in 1948. This is 2006.
> MP of 1948. It is only smoke.
If we could choose what year to live in, I am sure many people would migrate further back
Fr. John R. Shaw
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