Holy Theophany Monastery
Holy Theophany Monastery is a community of women living the traditional Eastern Christian monastic life in the Catholic Church, under the omophor of His Grace, Bishop John Michael of the Romanian Greek-Catholic Church in the United States.
Begun in 2000 as a daughter house of Holy Resurrection Monastery, Holy Theophany was officially established as a monastery with the consent of the Bishop in October 2006 by Rev. Father Nicholas, Hegumen of Holy Resurrection Monastery. The purpose of the monastery is two-fold: to render glory and praise to God for his goodness by means of the official Liturgical Prayers of the Church, and to witness to God’s presence and his grace in the Pacific Northwest.
The nuns live a life of peace and repentance, working out their salvation in accordance with the graces God has given to each of them and within the spiritual and physical environment and structures of this monastery.
The monastery is supported primarily by donations from the public. Holy Theophany Monastery is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization. Letters of donation receipt are sent annually in January. Donations may also be made via Paypal.
However, the nuns work to defray some costs by chanting the Psalter for the departed (for a donation, but always on request, even if no donation is made,) gardening, sewing liturgical vestments, keeping honey bees and chickens. They also provide retreats, days of recollection, hospitality, and spiritual comfort to anyone in need.
Visitors are welcome and are invited to attend the services:
Orthros at 6:30 am weekdays; 7:00 am Saturdays and Sundays
Divine Liturgy follows immediately after Orthros on Saturdays
Divine Liturgy at 10 am Sundays followed by a potluck lunch/dinner.
Vespers at 5:30 pm daily
During the Great Fast the times change, so it is best to inquire beforehand.