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Sisters of the Order of
St. Basil the Great,
Jesus, Lover of Humanity Province
710 Fox Chase Road
Fox Chase Manor, PA 19046
(215) 379-3998



Holy Trinity Chapel
built in 2000

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.

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Icon Workshop:
September 12-17, 2016

Beginning students as well as those who have written icons in the past will complete an icon of the Face of Christ. The workshop includes instruction as well as all the supplies needed. Lunch included each day.
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Summer Camp for Children Age 8-13
August 15-19, 2016

Vacation with God: Embroidery for Jesus Christ
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Women’s Day of Prayer: Scranton PA
Sunday April 24, 2016

The day began with the Divine Liturgy at 10:30 a.m. celebrated by His Grace, Most Reverend Stefan Soroka with Reverend Myron Myronyuk, pastor of St. Vladimir’s Parish, con-celebrating. The parish choir sang the responses..
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85th Annual Pilgrimage
October 2, 2016

sponsored by the Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great on the Monastery Grounds
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Women’s Day of Prayer: Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family
Sunday March 6, 2016

Building on the success of last year this year’s Women’s Day of Prayer was held at the Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family in Washington, DC on Sunday, March 6, 2016.
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East Meets West
Through the generosity of the Ukrainian Community Foundation of Philadelphia, Saint Basil Academy received a grant for the funding of Icon writing classes and a class trip to New York to visit the Ukrainian Museum and Ellis Island.
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Sisters Seek Volunteers for Ukraine in 2016
After last year’s successful English catechetical camp in Skole, Ukraine, the Sisters of St. Basil the Great have been invited to organize similar week-long camps in four different areas of Ukraine
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