Novi Kloštar Orthodox Hermitage «St John the Theologian»
an American Orthodox Monastic House
Committed to the Salvation of All.
Novi Kloštar Orthodox Hermitage «St John the Theologian» is the premier Eastern Orthodox monastic house in the Syracuse area. It is an eremitic idiorrhythmic hermitage under the typikon of St Benedict. The Hermitage’s major purpose is to pray for the salvation of all mankind; as is reflected in the hermitage’s motto (above). This ministry of prayer includes year round intercession for all Orthodox clerics & clergy. Our Hermitage is deeply rooted in the Orthodox Church and Her Holy Traditions (which include, Sacred Scriptures, Divine Worship and Unceasing Prayer). Our doors are always open to the St. Benedict Oblate community members who are looking for a quiet place to worship. Contact us, or visit us by pre-arrangement, to learn more about how to become a part of our contemplative Community within the Orthodox Church.