HOLY CROSS ORTHODOX MONASTERY

aka Holy Cross Monastery   |   CASTRO VALLEY, CA   |  http://www.holycrossmonastery.org

Mission

Holy Cross Monastery serves Orthodox Christians of all ethnic backgrounds and all cultural traditions. Services are predominantly celebrated in English, but Sunday liturgies are often heard in as many as four languages (English, Romanian, Church Slavonic, or Greek). The Fathers do their utmost to make every visitor feel that their monastic dwelling is a spiritual home to anyone who comes to them for spiritual nourishment. Holy Cross Monastery has many friends and supporters who are Roman Catholic, Protestant, and non-Christians as well. Other groups have held seminars and conferences here.

Ruling year info

1983

CEO, President, Chairman, Superior, Founder

Rev. Fr. Stephen Scott Ph.D.

Main address

34700 Palomares Rd

CASTRO VALLEY, CA 94552 USA

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EIN

94-2532369

NTEE code info

Christian (X20)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

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Contemplative Life

The monastic life has always been an honored path for men and women to "deny themselves, take up their cross" and follow the Lord by devoting their lives to Him and serving him as monks or nuns. Taking vows of personal poverty, chastity, obedience and stability, they seek spiritual perfection by leading lives of prayer pleasing to God. In their imperfect way, they strive to serve him with a three-fold service of prayer, work and study.

Population(s) Served

Daily cycle of prayer by the monastic brotherhood

Population(s) Served

Landscaping and tending the grounds of Holy Cross Monastery in order to maintain a spiritual garden for prayer and contemplation by those who love God and nature.

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HOLY CROSS ORTHODOX MONASTERY

Board of directors
as of 02/08/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Rev. Fr. Stephen Scott

Holy Cross Orthodox Monastery

Term: 2014 -