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Jesus, Lover of Humanity Province
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Fox Chase Manor, PA 19046
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Prayer for peace in Ukraine Heavenly Father, your Son taught us:
"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called sons of God. "
At this hour, we fervently pray that Your Holy Spirit
may inspire men and women in Ukraine to become Peacemakers.
May they seek reconciliation and dialogue
and end the violent confrontation and killing.
May they restore tranquility to their nation
and restore human rights, democratic principles
and religious freedom to this troubled land.
God, Our Father, we beseech you
to comfort the suffering,
heal the wounded
and accept the souls of the departed into Your Heavenly Kingdom.
And may the Most Holy Mother of God, extend her
Mantle of Protection over Ukraine.
And may each of us always live our lives
as instruments of Your Peace. Amen.

The Monastery of the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great (Jesus, Lover of Humanity Province), Manor College, Saint Basil Academy and the Basilian Spirituality Center join with the world in praying for enduring peace in Ukraine. As a united body, and individually, the Sisters, students and staff of all the institutions offer prayers daily that democratic ways may be introduced, cultivated and become the norm for our Ukrainian nation and its citizens.

The prayers of the Sister’s daily Divine Office are being offered for this intention and for the intention that the relative peace that has come will be lasting.

We also pray for all the souls of those who have become martyrs for this cause. May their memory be eternal and may they have not died in vain.

We invite all to come pray with us in the Holy Trinity Chapel of the Sisters of Saint Basil the Great.

Great Fast Divine Office Schedule
Monday - Friday

  • 6:25 AM Matins

Wednesday & Friday

  • 4:30 PM Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Saturday - Sunday

  • 7:30 AM Matins
  • 8:00 AM Divine Liturgy
  • 5:00 PM Vespers (Saturday Only)

Regular Divine Office Schedule

  • 6:00 AM Matins
  • 6:30 AM Divine Liturgy
  • 5:00 PM Vespers

Weekends and Holy Days

  • 7:30 AM Matins
  • 8:00 AM Divine Liturgy
  • 5:00 PM Vespers

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The Sisters of St. Basil the Great are pleased to make available to you a series of conferences on Basilian Monasticism and other Patristic topics and links.

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This site was developed as part of the Sisters' IXth General Chapter Vision Statement.

  • to come to understand more clearly what it means to live the monastic life according to the rules and teachings of our holy father St Basil
  • to deepen our knowledge and understanding of Eastern spirituality.

We are pleased to be able to share this gift with our internet community.

Kairos: God's Time
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Sisters of Saint Basil the Great Support Ukraine's Struggle for Democracy & Human Dignity

Herald Standard: Praying history does not repeat

Hierarchical Divine Liturgy Celebrated by His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk to be broadcast Live on EWTN
EWTN-TV will televise the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with Patriarch Sviatoslav live from the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Sunday, November 15, 2015 beginning at 2:15 ET on your local EWTN-TV Channel.
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Manor College Selects New President
The Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great and the Board of Trustees of Manor College are pleased to announce that Jonathan Peri has been named the 9th President of Manor College.
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Despite the chill and overcast skies, hundreds of the Faithful gathered Sunday, October 4, 2015, for the 84th Annual Protection of the Mother of God Pilgrimage sponsored by the Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great, Jesus Lover of Humanity Province, Fox Chase Manor, PA.
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SAVE THE DATE: 2016 Women’s Day of Prayer
Sunday March 6, 2016
Sunday April 24, 2016

Women as Caregivers: Spiritual, Pastoral and Practical Matters
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