Nation of Georgia Adds New Monastery

September 30, 2009

Abandoned Pennsylvania church to become an Orthodox Monastery We’re not talking about people from the southern state of Georgia being in Pennsylvania (although chances are that there are some). What we are talking about is a place for Orthodox Christians from the country of Georgia to call their home. While the country of Georgia has over 80% of its population being Orthodox, things in the US are a little different.

A former Roman Catholic parish that fell into disuse after it was closed due to finances in 2007, is now being made into an Orthodox monastery. While it is not an actual parish church, the Orthodox faithful will still be able to attend services there. The monastery will also serve as a religious center and will cater to the needs of Orthodox Christians in the area of Hanover Township.

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