Saint Nektarios Monastery was founded and established in January 1999 by the reverend Elder Ephraim with the blessing of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The purpose of the Monastery is to provide a spiritual setting wherein worship and doxology of the Holy Trinity can take place ceaselessly by the resident monks; to be a luminous example of virtue and holy conduct for the faithful; and to preserve the sacred traditions of the Orthodox Church and transmit them to the ensuing generations.
The founder of the sacrament of holy baptism is our Lord Jesus Christ, as recorded in the Holy Gospel of Saint Matthew (Mt. 28:19), Saint Mark (Mk. 16:16), and Saint John (Jn. 3:5). Jesus Christ Himself was baptized: “It came to pass that Jesus also was baptized; and while He prayed, the heaven was opened” (Lk. 3:21); “It came to pass in those days that Jesus came…READ MORE
Chanted by the fathers of the monastery