Timetable

The gates of the Monastery open at 7:00 am.

The gates close at sunset.

The every day Full Canon Services

  • Orthros (Matins) and Divine Liturgy at 7:30 am
  • Vespers and the Honouring Canon to our Saints at 5:00 pm during the winter period and at 6:00 pm during summer period.
The steeple of St. Magdalene Chapel

Scheduled Services

  • The Full Canon Services of the Holy Monastery on Sundays, Orthros (Matins) and Divine Liturgy, at 7:30 am.

  • The Full Canon Services of the Holly Monastery during the Lenten Triodion: every Wednesday and Friday.

  • The Divine Liturgy of the Pre-sanctified Gifts at 7:30 am every Friday.

  • The Salutation of the Virgin Mary at 5:00 pm from Monday to Thursday.  Chanted by the Abbess Tabitha and the Nuns.

  • The Great Compline (Mega Apodeipnon) at 5:00 pm. Chanted by the Abbess Tabitha and the Nuns.

  • The Full Canon Services of the Holy Monastery from 1st August to 15th August: Daily. Honoring Canon to the Virgin Mary takes place after the Vespers. Chanted by the Abbess Tabitha and the Nuns.

  • The Monastery of St. Rafael, St. Nicolas and St. Irene commemorates the Holy Saints the first Tuesday after Easter.

  • Great Vespers take place on Easter Monday, officiated by His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Mytilene.

  • On Tuesday after Easter morning, a Triumphal Divine Liturgy takes place, officiated by His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Mytilene. A procession of the Holly Skull of St. Raphael follows by the Abbess Tabitha and the Nuns.

Other Celebrations

  • On the 3rd of July the discovery of the relics of St. Raphael is celebrated with an all-night Vigil (Agrypnia) as well as a memorial service is held to honor the memory of the late Founder and first Abbess of the Holy Monastery, Eugenia Klidara.

  • On May 11th the discovery of the relics of St. Olympia is celebrated.

  • Οn May 12th the discovery of the relics of St. Irene is celebrated.

  • On June 11th the discovery of the relics of St. Nicolas is celebrated.

  • On July 22nd Triumphal Vespers and a Triumphal Divine Liturgy are held at the St. Magdalene Chapel.

As many believers ask how to send something to the monastery, we disclose the monastery’s bank account:

Eurobank
BIC / SWIFT: ERBKGRAA
IBAN: GR 3302600060000400201476634

Alternatively, you may send your donation electronically via card by clicking here.

Also, you can visit the Monastery and get oil from the Saint Raphael’s lamp, which, upon the wish of our sweet Mother Eugenia Kleidara, is sent for free to anyone who needs it all over the world.