Holy Patriarchal And Stavropegic Monastery Of Saint Irene Chrysovalantou In Astoria, New York
This Holy Monastery was brought under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in 1998.
It belongs spiritually and administratively to the Ecumenical Patriarchate, subject to the Article 2, Paragraph 15 of the Law about Religious Legal Entities of the State of New York, and to its own legal entity and constitution no 727181 of Queens' District, New York City, as well as to the special Constitution of Holy Metochia, which was published by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
Its effect started on 11 April 1998, in parallel with the rules that came out of it.
Administration of the Monastery
The monastery is managed by the Abbot, who is elected by the Brotherhood of the Monastery. His election is confirmed by His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch and his blessing is given with an appropriate Patriarchal letter. The top governing body is considered to be the Abbot council of the Holy Monastery, the members of which are elected every 5 years by the Brotherhood. The election is confirmed by His All Holiness, the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.
Acting Abbot: His Grace Ilias of Filomelion.
According to the Law of the State of New York regarding Religious Legal Entities, there must be three trustees. These are:
* His Eminence Theoliptos of Iconium, President.
Address: Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegic Orthodox Monastery of St. Irene Chrysovalantou, 36-04 23rd Avenue, Astoria, N.Y. 11105-1916.
Tel. +1-718-626.6225. fax: +1-718-626.7669.
Feasts: 28 July, St Irene Chysovalantou, and 30 November, Holy Apostle Andrew the First-called, protector and founder of the Church of Constantinople.
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