The Orthodox Christian Monastery of St Antony and St Cuthbert in the Heart of the Stiperstones National Nature Reserve

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An Orthodox Christian Monastery

In Rural Shropshire

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"He giveth His snow like wool; the mist He sprinkleth like ashes. He hurleth His ice like morsels. Who shall stand before His cold? He shall send forth His word and melt them; His wind shall blow and the waters shall flow."

News, Photos and Features

Monastic Visit from Crete

Sister Theovouli from Chrissopigi monastery in Crete and Veronica from the Orthodox Parish of the Holy Fathers in Shrewsbury visited the monastery on a very icy and snowy morning.

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Fr Philip’s Birthday

Our brotherhood was happy to celebrate Fr. Philip's birthday on 24th January this year. We were joined by a few guests and had plenty of time to wish our father many happy years.

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Wildlife

We are well out in the countryside here, so we get lots of wildlife...

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Theophany 2019

Pictures of Fr. Philip blessing the waters during Theophany 2019.

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St Antony’s Feast 2019

St Antony's Feast day with the Brothers.

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Winter Walk 2019

A winter walk around the monastery with Fr. Philip and his camera!

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Christmas 2018

Photos: monastery Christmas 2018

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Stiperstones Walk

Photos: December 2018 - we enjoyed a walk up to the Stiperstones together.

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Rdr Daniel and Alex Visit

Photos: Reader Daniel and Alex pay a short visit to the monastery and help out with some manual work.

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Fr Paulinus’ Visit

Photos: Fr Paulinus from the Lincoln parish pays a visit to the monastery and celebrates the Divine Liturgy during his stay.

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An Autumnal Walk Around the Monastery

Fr Philip takes his camera around the Monastery estate.

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Inside the Chapel

Photos: new gallery of inside the Monastery chapel.

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Activity Week Photos

Photos: activity week - all of the photos

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A Hymn to the Mother of God

Br Nectarios and Br Deiniol sing a Christmas hymn to the Mother of God (para-liturgical).

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The Nativity Troparion

Sung by Br Deiniol and Br Nectarios

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More Honourable than the Cherubim

A short hymn to the Theotokos.

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Monastery Tour #1

Fr Philip takes his video camera around the Monastery chapel.

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Monastery Tour #2

Fr Philip takes his camera around the main cottage and front of the Monastery.

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Monastery Tour #3

St Columba's cell in the woods.

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Monastery Tour #4

St Melangell's cell in St Caedman's wood

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